Publisher's Note Archives

From the Vault -- "King of the Mountain"

Ski season eventually has to come to an end each year, but Jim Chalat (Chalat Hatten & Banker PC) is busy year-round. In the 2006 edition of Colorado Super Lawyers Magazine, the man behind skilaw.com took us through the ups and downs of his nationally recognized winter sports personal injury practice.

Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars listees celebrate selections

One-hundred and twenty-five selectees from the 2018 Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists gathered in Minneapolis last week to rekindle friendships and celebrate together another year of successful practice.

February Editorial Showcases Leading Female Attorneys

Super Lawyers list selectees display skill, leadership and a commitment to becoming the best. They also showcase perseverance and strength in the face of opposition. In February, the cover subject lawyers profiled in North Carolina, Indiana and Georgia exemplified the mettle, curiosity and ingenuity needed to develop into some of the best attorneys in the country.

From the Vault -- "Prosecuting Terrorism"

In the 2005 edition of Indiana Super Lawyers Magazine, we got to know Larry A. Mackey of Barnes & Thornburg in Indianapolis. Before his career in private practice, Mackey made a name for himself as an assistant U.S. attorney. Among the many cases he prosecuted, perhaps the biggest was that of Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols--the Oklahoma City bombers.

January Editorial Displays Estate and Trial Expertise

Super Lawyers selectees encounter a vast array of cases and situations. In this month's magazines, attorneys from Maryland, Louisiana, Illinois and Southern California show off the humor, ingenuity and confidence it takes to become a selectee.

From the Vault -- "You Gotta Work Too"

In the 2008 edition of Louisiana Super Lawyers Magazine, we got to know W. James Singleton of the Singleton Law Firm in Shreveport. Before Singleton became a high-powered personal injury attorney; before he played a role in the landmark 1990s class action case against Big Tobacco; before he spent eight years in the Louisiana State Legislature, he was a teenager trying to find his purpose in life.

From the Vault -- Defending Timothy McVeigh

The inaugural edition of Oklahoma Super Lawyers magazine in 2006 featured an auspicious attorney: Stephen Jones of Jones, Otjen & Davis in Enik, Okla.-the man who defended Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh. Jones gave us an in-depth look at the closely watched case-and into the thought process of a terrorist. An excerpt:

From the Vault -- Ted Wells in the Courtroom

Ted Wells is no stranger to headlines. Those come with the territory when the NFL has you on speed dial as their must-trusted investigator into the football world's top scandals. But long before Wells was preparing reports on Tom Brady's deflated footballs or the culture of bullying in NFL locker rooms, the Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison partner appeared on the cover of the inaugural issue of New York Metro Super Lawyers in 2006. In a wide-ranging profile, we took an in-depth look at some of Wells' biggest courtroom victories on behalf of clients connected to, among others, Presidents Reagan and Clinton. An excerpt:

From the Vault ― Courtroom Alchemy with Dick DeGuerin

Texas legal legend Dick DeGuerin is known nationwide for representing clients like Tom DeLay, David Koresh and Robert Durst. After first profiling DeGuerin in 2007, we caught up with him again in the 2015 issue of Texas Super Lawyers, as he was continuing to represent Durst in the wake of the HBO documentary series The Jinx. An excerpt: