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DePaul takes top spot on law school list in Illinois Super Lawyers

DePaul University College of Law has the largest number of graduates recognized by Illinois Super Lawyers® in 2015. This is the sixth consecutive year that DePaul has maintained its first-place position on the law school list. The latest edition of Illinois Super Lawyers magazine includes 327 DePaul law graduates, with 12 recognized in the top 100 list, three in the top 50 women list, and one—ranked No. 1—in the top 10 list.

DePaul law alumni on the Top 100 Illinois Super Lawyers 2015 list.
“DePaul’s placement in the Super Lawyers rankings of law schools in Illinois shows that the College of Law not only produces excellent attorneys, but also that the quality of our graduates is recognized by their peers in the field,” said Interim Dean Bruce L. Ottley.

Illinois lawyers who receive the highest point totals through the selection process are recognized in Illinois Super Lawyers Top Lists. This year, 12 DePaul alumni are included in the top 100 and alumnus Robert Clifford is ranked No. 1 in the top 10 (pictured above, clockwise from top left):
  • Anthony J. Ashley (JD ’92), Vedder Price PC
  • Joseph W. Balesteri (JD ’95), Power Rogers & Smith PC
  • Miles N. Beermann (JD ’58), Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove LLP
  • Robert A. Clifford (JD ’76), Clifford Law Offices, Ranked No. 1 in Top 10
  • Peter J. Flowers (JD ’92), Meyers & Flowers
  • H. Michael Hartmann (JD ’76), Leydig Voit & Mayer Ltd.
  • Mark E. McNabola (JD ’85), McNabola Law Group
  • Adria East Mossing (JD ’88), Mossing & Navarre LLC
  • Robert J. Palmersheim (JD ’96), Schopf & Weiss LLP
  • John P. Scanlon (JD ’89), Healy Scanlon Law Firm
  • Joshua G. Vincent (JD ’83), Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • William J. Wortel (JD ’96), Bryan Cave LLP

DePaul alumnae on the Top 50 Women Illinois Super Lawyers 2015 list.

In addition, three DePaul law graduates are recognized among the top 50 women attorneys in Illinois (pictured above, from left):
  • Lori D. Ecker (JD ’82), Law Office of Lori D. Ecker
  • Adria East Mossing (JD ’88), Mossing & Navarre LLC
  • Catherine L. Steege (JD ’82), Jenner & Block LLP

Table courtesy of Super Lawyers.
Each year, Super Lawyers rates lawyers in more than 70 practice areas in all 50 states and in Washington, D.C., through its publications and online listings. Super Lawyers’ patented selection process involves independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. The most heavily represented practice areas by DePaul law graduates in Illinois Super Lawyers include Business/Corporate, Business Litigation, Civil Litigation, Construction Litigation, Employment & Labor, Family Law, General Litigation, Insurance Coverage, Intellectual Property Litigation, Personal Injury (General, Medical Malpractice, Products) and Real Estate. Only five percent of the state’s attorneys are annually selected for inclusion in Illinois Super Lawyers.

View the complete list of the 327 DePaul law alumni included in the 2015 Illinois Super Lawyers.