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Thirty-Three Lawyers Named 2016 Louisiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars; Wayne Lee Featured on the Cover

A total of 33 Stone Pigman lawyers have been named 2016 Louisiana Super Lawyers and Louisiana Rising Stars.  Wayne Lee is featured on the cover story "Happy to Hear From Mr. Lee."  Phil Wittmann is the number-one ranked lawyer in Louisiana for the third year in a row, and Wayne Lee made the Top 10 Lawyers in Louisiana list.  Susan Talley, Laura Walker Plunkett and Carmelite Bertaut made the Top 25 Women Lawyers in Louisiana list, and Barry Ashe, Wayne Lee, Brett Mason, Susan Talley, Laura Walker Plunkett 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, Laura Walker Plunkett and Phil Wittmann.

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

The 11 lawyers selected as Louisiana Rising Stars are:  Matt Almon, Will Bishop, Maggie Broussard, James Dunne, Abby Farris, Justin Lemaire, Heather Begneaud McGowan, Brooke Tigchelaar, Dan Walter, Nick Wehlen and Bryant York.

Louisiana 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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