Twenty-One Jennings Strouss Attorneys Recognized in 2013 edition of Southwest Super Lawyers®

PHOENIX, Ariz. (May 10, 2013) – Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC announced that twenty-one attorneys have been listed in Southwest Super Lawyers® magazine for 2013, including four 2013 Southwest Rising Stars.

The Jennings Strouss attorneys listed in 2013 Southwest Super Lawyers are:

  • Gerald W. Alston – Business Litigation
  • John R. Christian – Tax
  • Frederick M. Cummings – Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice
  • Richard K. Delo – Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice
  • John J. Egbert – Employment  & Labor
  • Lee E. Esch – Real Estate
  • Michael J. FarrellCivil Litigation Defense
  • Jay A. Fradkin – Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice
  • Carolyn J. Johnsen – Bankruptcy
  • Richard Lieberman – Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Jay M. Mann – Construction/Surety
  • Bruce B. May – Real Estate
  • Michael R. Palumbo – Business Litigation
  • J. Scott Rhodes – Professional Liability: Defense
  • Jack N. Rudel – Tax
  • John G. Sestak, Jr. – General Litigation
  • Bradley J. Stevens – Bankruptcy

The attorneys listed as 2013 Southwest Rising Stars are:

  • Eric D. Gere – Business Litigation
  • Kami M. Hoskins – Bankruptcy
  • Bradley V. Martorana – Business/Corporate
  • Anne McClellan – Civil Litigation Defense

The selections for the top attorneys in Arizona are made by the research team at Super Lawyers, which is a service of the Thomson Reuters Legal Division based in Eagan, MN. Each year, the research team undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of attorneys, independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check. State-wide, only five percent of attorneys are named by Super Lawyers, and just 2.5 percent of attorneys under the age of 40 and practicing 10 years or less are included as Rising Stars.

About Jennings, Strouss & Salmon

Jennings Strouss & Salmon is one of the Southwest’s leading law firms, providing legal counsel for over 70 years through its offices in Phoenix and Peoria, Arizona; and Washington, D.C. The firm’s primary areas of practice include bankruptcy, reorganization and creditors’ rights; construction; corporate and securities; employee benefits and pensions; energy; family law and domestic relations; health care; intellectual property; labor and employment; litigation; real estate, land use and zoning; surety and fidelity; tax; and trust and estates. For additional information please visit and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.


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