11 Willig, Williams & Davidson Attorneys Named 2015 PA Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
May 15, 2015
Philadelphia labor, employment and workers’ compensation firm Willig, Williams & Davidson is pleased to announce that 11 of its attorneys have been named 2015 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.
This is the 12th year that firm partners Deborah R. Willig, Alaine S. Williams and Stuart W. Davidson have been recognized as Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, having been named to the list each year since 2004. Partner Bruce M. Ludwig is marking his 11th year as a Super Lawyer while partners Nancy B. G. Lassen, Ralph J. Teti, Deborah M. Lerner, Irwin W. Aronson, Michael G. Dryden, and John R. Bielski also have been named to previous Super Lawyers lists. Associate Lauren Hoye was named a Rising Star for the second year in a row.
Pennsylvania Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who, through a peer review and independent research process, have been identified as attaining a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only the top 5 percent of Pennsylvania’s 50,000 lawyers and the top 2.5 percent of up-and-coming Pennsylvania lawyers are named to the Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.
Candidates are evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement, including verdicts and settlements; honors and awards; special licenses and certifications; pro bono and community service efforts; and scholarly lectures and writings. The ultimate objective of Super Lawyers is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse list of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for other practitioners and consumers searching for legal counsel.
Willig, Williams, Davidson, Lassen, Teti, Lerner, and Aronson also were selected by their peers for inclusion among the 2015 Best Lawyers in America®, one of the legal profession’s oldest and most respected peer-review publications, and partner Richard G. Poulson was named the Best Lawyers® 2015 "Lawyer of the Year” for Philadelphia in the practice area of labor law - unions.
About Willig, Williams & Davidson – Willig, Williams & Davidson is one of the largest and most respected union-side labor law firms in the United States. The firm has offices in Philadelphia, Media, Jenkintown and Harrisburg, Pa., as well as Haddonfield, N.J., and Chicago, Ill. Founded in 1979, Willig, Williams & Davidson focuses on representing labor unions, employee benefit funds and individual working people and their families on a variety of legal fronts, including national, regional and local contract negotiations; dispute resolution through mediation, arbitration and litigation; tax and benefit law compliance issues; discrimination and other employment matters; prepaid legal services for union members; and workers’ compensation matters in Philadelphia and beyond.