Eleven Weitz & Luxenberg attorneys were named 2014 New York metropolitan-area “Super Lawyers” and nine more were picked as “Rising Stars” of the legal profession in and around the Big Apple.
Heading the list of 2014 “Super Lawyers” are firm co-founders Perry Weitz and Arthur M. Luxenberg, who each have won the coveted title nine times.
Joining them as “Super Lawyers” honorees are Weitz & Luxenberg attorneys Robert J. Gordon, Jerry M. Kristal, Paul J. Pennock, Ellen Relkin, Lawrence Goldhirsch, Michael Roberts, Nicholas A. Wise, Adam R. Cooper and James A. Morris Jr.
Mr. Kristal, Mr. Pennock and Mr. Goldhirsch have attained the “Super Lawyers” mantle every year without fail since 2007. Ms. Relkin, Mr. Roberts and Mr. Wise have done so annually since 2010.
Super Lawyers magazine bestows this honor in recognition of attorneys who are held by their peers in the highest esteem and who have demonstrated skills unmatched by those of nearly all other lawyers.
In addition to “Super Lawyers,” the magazine also fetes up-and-coming young attorneys whose talents are orders of magnitude greater than those of others at this early stage in their careers.
Named as New York metropolitan-area “Rising Stars” of 2014 are Weitz & Luxenberg attorneys James Bilsborrow, Adam S. Dreksler, Michael Fanelli, Danny R. Kraft Jr., Samuel M. Meirowitz, Shareef Rabaa, Gennaro Savastano, and Daniel J. Wasserberg.