Over 25% of Fenwick's Seattle Attorneys Honored as 2011 Washington Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

July 28, 2011 (Seattle, WA) – Fenwick & West congratulates the attorneys from the firm's Seattle office that have been named 2011 Washington Super Lawyers, as publicized in the July edition of Seattle Met Magazine and Washington Super Lawyers Magazine. In addition, one attorney was selected as a "Rising Star" in his area of practice. Annually, the Super Lawyers list recognizes outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only five percent of lawyers in the state of Washington received this honor. The Rising Stars list names the state's top up-and-coming attorneys and represents no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state. Six out of the seven Fenwick Seattle partners appear on the publication's 2011 lists.

The 2011 Fenwick & West Super Lawyers and Rising Stars include:

  • Brian Buckley – Business Litigation, Securities Litigation, IP Litigation
  • Stephen Graham – Securities & Corporate Finance, Business/Corporate, M&A
  • Alan Smith – Securities & Corporate Finance, M&A
  • David Tellekson – IP Litigation, IP
  • Roger Tolbert – IP, M&A

Rising Stars

  • Andrew Serafini – IP

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