Thirty-Five McLane Lawyers Included in Super Lawyers

McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton Professional Association is proud to announce that 35 of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2014 edition of New England Super Lawyers® or Massachusetts Super Lawyers®. William V.A. Zorn, Chair of the firm’s Trusts and Estates Department and Chair of the Asset Protection & Wealth Management Group was also singled out as one of the overall top 100 attorneys in New England.
The lawyers selected for inclusion in New England Super Lawyers for 2014 from McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton Professional Association are:
Peter D. Anderson – Criminal Defense, White Collar 
Andrew Botti – Business Litigation* 
Steven M. Burke – Tax
Darrell J. Chichester – Business Litigation, Rising Star
Patrick C. Closson – Business Corporate
George L. Cushing – Estate and Probate*
R. David Depuy – Family Law
Beth A. Deragon –  Employment & Labor, Rising Star
Steven Dutton – Business Litigation, Rising Star
Bruce W. Felmly – Civil Litigation, Defense
Wilbur A. Glahn III – Business Litigation
Adam Hamel – Business Litigation, Rising Star
Scott H. Harris – Business Litigation
Thomas W. Hildreth – Real Estate 
Ralph F. Holmes – Estate and Trust Litigation
Linda S. Johnson – Schools and Education
Margaret R. Kerouac – Family Law, Rising Star 
Jack B. Middleton – Business Litigation
Julie Morse – Securities & Corporate Finance, Rising Star
Barry Needleman – Environmental Litigation
Daniel Norris – Business Corporate 
Jennifer L. Parent – Employment Litigation
John E. Rich, Jr. – Employee Benefits
Peter B. Rotch – Real Estate
Mark Rouvalis – Environmental Litigation
Richard A. Samuels – Business Corporate
Joel B. Sherman – Estate and Probate*
Cameron G. Shilling – Business Litigation
Gregory H. Smith – Environmental
Charla Bizios Stevens – Employment & Labor
Jeremy Walker – Business Litigation
Robert A. Wells – Estate and Probate
David Wolowitz – Schools and Education
Mark A. Wright – Intellectual Property
William V. A. Zorn – Estates and Probate (Also named one of the overall Top 100 Attorneys in New England)
Bill Zorn concentrates his practice in sophisticated estate planning, implementation and administration for executives and business owners, as well as federal and state tax planning and structuring for corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, individuals and nonprofit organizations. Bill is admitted to practice in New Hampshire, Massachusetts and the U.S. Tax Court. 
About Super Lawyers®
Super Lawyers®, a Thomson Reuters business is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.** The listing has been published annually since 1991. The list of Rising Stars® recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state — those who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. 
Only 5% of the attorneys in the state are chosen each year for the Super Lawyers® list, and no more than 2.5% of the lawyers in the state are named to the Rising Stars® list.
In selecting attorneys for inclusion on the 2014 New England Super Lawyers® list and the 2014 New England Rising Stars® list, a rigorous, multiphase selection process is used. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third party research. Each candidate is evaluated on multiple indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.
About McLane Law Firm
Founded in 1919, McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton is one of New England’s premier full-service law firms with offices in Manchester, Concord and Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and the Route 128 Trade Center in Woburn, Massachusetts. Driven by the firm’s depth of sophisticated legal expertise and an unwavering commitment to client service, McLane has built collaborative and lasting relationships with a broad spectrum of domestic and international clients.
*denotes inclusion in Massachusetts Super Lawyers only.
**Being named to the list or receiving the award is not intended and should not be viewed as comparative to other lawyers or to create an expectation about results that might be achieved in a future matter.