Barnes & Thornburg Attorneys Named to Georgia’s 2018 Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Lists


Three attorneys from Barnes & Thornburg LLP’s Atlanta office are among those recognized on the 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists, which is published by Super Lawyers magazine.

The attorneys who made this year’s Super Lawyers list, including their primary practice areas as identified by Super Lawyers, are:

  • Thomas J. Gallo – Business Litigation
  • Stephen A. Opler – Mergers & Acquisitions; Business/Corporate; Securities & Corporate Finance

The attorney who made this year’s Rising Stars list is:

  • Kara Cleary – Insurance Coverage; Business Litigation; Construction Litigation: Business

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 rigorous multiphased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The mission of Super Lawyers is to bring visibility to those attorneys who exhibit excellence in practice.

The Super Lawyers lists are published in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines across the country.

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