McDonald Hopkins attorneys selected to 2024 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists
CLEVELAND – Nine attorneys at McDonald Hopkins have been selected to the 2024 Ohio Super Lawyers list and four McDonald Hopkins attorneys have been selected to the 2024 Ohio Rising Stars list.
Among the McDonald Hopkins attorneys named as Ohio Super Lawyers, Franklin Malemud, Chair of the firm's Trust and Estate Litigation Practice, was named among the Top 100 Ohio Super Lawyers and among the Top 50 Super Lawyers in Cleveland.
Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in Ohio are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive the honor of being named Super Lawyers, and no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state are selected as Rising Stars. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area.
Ohio Super Lawyers:
- Erika Apelis
Counsel, Estate Planning and Probate Practice
- Teresa Metcalf Beasley
Chair, Public Law Practice; Member, Real Estate Practice
- Richard H. Blake
Chair, Government Compliance, Investigations and White Collar Defense Practice
- Franklin Malemud
Chair, Trust and Estate Litigation Practice
- William J. O'Neill
Member, Litigation Department
- Shawn Riley
Member, Business Restructuring Services Department
- Roger L. Shumaker
Member, Estate Planning and Probate Practice
- James Stief
Firm Co-President; Member, Business Department
- Katherine Wensink
Co-Chair, Estate Planning and Probate Practice
Ohio Rising Stars: