The following Melick & Porter attorneys were named as 2011 Super Lawyers:

Robert P. Powers, Insurance Coverage
Richard J. Shea, General Litigation
John F. Rooney, Personal Injury Defense: Products

Additionally, four of our attorneys were named as 2011 Rising Stars:

Maureen E. Lane, Civil Litigation Defense
Robert S. Ludlum, Personal Injury Defense: Products
Cindy Pean, Civil Litigation Defense
Matthew C. Welnicki, Civil Litigation Defense

Published both as a special supplement in Boston Magazine and as a stand-alone magazine distributed to attorneys, corporate counsel, and law school libraries, Super Lawyers was first released in 1991. Research and selection are performed by Law & Politics and is based on such criteria as verdicts and settlements, experience, transactions, representative clients, lectures and publications, pro bono work, and honors and awards. Only 5% of the state's total lawyer pool is selected for Super Lawyers and no more than 2.5% are named to the Rising Stars list.