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Thirty-One Lawyers Named 2015 Louisiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars; Phil Wittmann Ranked Number One for Second Year in a Row

A total of 31 Stone Pigman lawyers have been named 2015 Louisiana Super Lawyers and Louisiana Rising Stars.  Phil Wittmann is the number one ranked lawyer in Louisiana for the second year in a row, and Wayne Lee made the Top 10 Lawyers in Louisiana list.  Susan Talley and Carmelite Bertaut made the Top 25 Women Lawyers in Louisiana list, and Barry Ashe, Wayne Lee, Brett Mason, Susan Talley and Phil Wittmann made the Top 50 Lawyers in Louisiana list.  The Top 50 Lawyers in New Orleans list includes Barry Ashe, Wayne Lee, Susan Talley and Phil Wittmann.

The 22 lawyers selected as Louisiana Super Lawyers are:  Hirschel Abbott, Barry Ashe, Carmelite Bertaut, Steve Bullock, Joe Caverly, John Colbert, Mike Fontham, Jay Gulotta, John Landis, Wayne Lee, Paul Masinter, Brett Mason, Mike McKay, Larry Orlansky, Laura Walker Plunkett, Michael Schneider, Susan Talley, Peter Thomson, Bill Treeby, Scott Whittaker, Rachel Wisdom and Phil Wittmann. 

The nine lawyers selected as Louisiana Rising Stars are:  Matt Almon, James Dunne, Abby Farris, Lesli Harris, Justin Lemaire, Heather Begneaud McGowan, Brooke Tigchelaar, Dan Walter and Nick Wehlen.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in each state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive these honors.  The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a state-wide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area.

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