Four Nelson Mullins Attorneys Listed in Massachusetts Super Lawyers' as 'Rising Stars'

BOSTON (Oct. 25, 2011) – Four Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP attorneys have been selected to appear in Massachusetts Super Lawyers as 2011 "Rising Stars" in two areas of law:

  • Christopher S. Finnerty, Antitrust Litigation
  • Morgan T. Nickerson, Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Jill Gorny Sloper, Intellectual Property
  • Megan E. Williams, Ph.D., Intellectual Property

The Rising Stars list is compiled and published by Thomson Reuters, which asks attorneys to nominate the best attorneys they've personally observed in action who are 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or fewer, according to the organization. No more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in the state are named to the Rising Stars list. The lists are published in Massachusetts Super Lawyers magazine and Boston magazine.

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