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KWGD Announces 2014 Ohio Super Lawyers

12.23.13 written by

Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. (KWGD) is pleased to announce that 15 attorneys have been named to the 2014 Ohio Super Lawyers® list and 4 attorneys have been named to the list of 2014 Ohio Rising Stars (top lawyers under the age of 40). The Super Lawyers list comprises only the top five percent of the lawyers in the state; the Rising Stars list comprises no more than 2.5% of the lawyers in the state. In addition, Attorney Karen Soehnlen McQueen has been selected to the exclusive list of The Top 50 Women in Ohio.

Ohio Super Lawyers 2014
Dianne Blocker Braun – Estate Planning & Probate
David E. Butz – Litigation
Jacqueline Bollas Caldwell – Business

James F. Contini, II – Estate Planning & Probate
Richard E. Davis II – Estate Planning & Probate
Randall C. Hunt – Business
David J. Lewis – Tax
Karen Soehnlen McQueen – Employment Litigation: Defense
Terry A. Moore – Business
John P. Maxwell – Personal Injury Defense: General
Matthew P. Mullen – General Litigation
Edward D. Murray – Workers’ Compensation
Sam O. Simmerman – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
William G. Williams – Energy & Natural Resources
Scott M. Zurakowski – Employee Litigation – Defense

Ohio Rising Stars 2014
Michael J. Bogdan – Employment
Scott G. Hastings – Construction & Real Estate
Leigh A. Maxa – Litigation
Owen J. Rarric – Litigation 

About Super Lawyers

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. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country. 

About KWGD

Founded in 1958, Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A., provides representation across various practice areas of the law: Corporate and Business Law, Real Estate and Construction, Labor and Employment, Employee Benefits, Workers’ Compensation, Commercial Lending and Finance, Taxation, Health Care, Environmental Law, OSHA, Oil & Gas, Trusts and Estates, and Litigation in all areas. The firm has over 50 attorneys with offices throughout Northeast Ohio serving Canton, Akron, Alliance, New Philadelphia, and Sugarcreek. For more information visit