August 2012 Archives

Ed Hochuli on the Field and in the Courtroom

With less than a week to go until the 2012 NFL season kicks off, the league and NFL Referees Association are still far from inking a new collective bargaining agreement. Earlier this week, the NFL announced it would use the widely criticized replacement referees for at least the first week of the regular season, leaving longtime refs stuck on the sidelines.

The 2012 Super Lawyers Business Edition is now available

USBE12_Cover.jpgSuper Lawyers Business Edition is now available digitally, via app and in print. The new issue--an annual reference tool for general counsel and executives--features a comprehensive list of attorneys in business-related practice areas, which are divided into five practice groups: business and transactional work; construction, real estate and environmental; employment; intellectual property; and business litigation. Each attorney listed in this edition was previously honored in 2011 state or regional Super Lawyers lists for accomplishments that include a record of excellence in the practice of law, peer recognition and professional achievement.

On the Cover: Christopher Malone

VASL12.jpgThe newest edition of Virginia Super Lawyers, now available online, as a digital edition and in print, features cover subject Christopher Malone of ThompsonMcMullan in Richmond. A prominent business litigator, Malone is committed to using the law to do good works. A fitting approach, considering that he moonlights as a deacon in the Roman Catholic Church. An excerpt:

2012 Super Lawyers Pro Bono Awards Now Open

Thumbnail image for ProBonoLogo2012_wSL.jpgSuper Lawyers is pleased to announce its second annual Super Lawyers Pro Bono Awards. The awards honor individual lawyers, law firms, law students, law schools, government attorney offices and other institutions in the legal profession that exhibit excellence in pro bono services that aid the poor, disadvantaged or exploited. "At Super Lawyers we consistently tell the stories of lawyers doing incredible work. But even we were taken aback by the number and caliber of nominations we received for last year's inaugural Super Lawyers Pro Bono Awards," says Super Lawyers publisher Cindy Larson. "We are delighted to have the opportunity again to highlight the inspirational stories of attorneys making a significant difference with their pro bono efforts."

Morris Dees Receives ABA's Highest Honor

The American Bar Association (ABA) today bestowed its highest honor, the ABA Medal, on the civil rights legend, who heads the Southern Poverty Law Center. To read our Q&A with him, from 2009 in Alabama Super Lawyers, go here. A remarkable career.