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16 Burns White Attorneys Named to Prestigious Pennsylvania Super Lawyers/Rising Stars Lists

PITTSBURGH, May 26, 2021 —16 Burns White attorneys from across Pennsylvania were named to the 2021 Super Lawyers/Rising Stars lists. These attorneys have been identified as outstanding among their peers in the legal profession. The Pennsylvania Super Lawyers rating is a distinction received by no more than five percent of attorneys practicing in the state. Burns White’s distinguished recipients for this year include: 

 Pittsburgh

 Additionally, David B. White, is ranked among the Top 50 Super Lawyers in the Pittsburgh region for General Litigation. 

 Philadelphia

Additionally, Burns White Member, James A. Young, is ranked among the Top 100 Super Lawyers in Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia region for Medical Malpractice Practice Defense.

The Rising Stars rating is a distinction given to no more than 2.5 percent of the top up-and-coming attorneys in each state who are either 40 years of age or younger, or who have been in practice for ten years or less. Our firm’s recipients include:

 Pittsburgh

 Philadelphia

 

An annual rating service of the Thomson Reuters’ Legal Division, inclusion on the Super Lawyers lists is based on a rigorous, patented selection process that consists of:

  • a statewide survey of lawyers in more than 70 practice areas
  • independent research to identify outstanding lawyers
  • evaluation of candidates based on 12 indicators of peer recognition
  • a practice area panel review
  • a discipline check of each candidate