Walter | Haverfield LLP is pleased to announce that 11 of its attorneys were selected for inclusion on theandnbsp;2015 Ohio Super Lawyersandnbsp;list. Super Lawyers selects attorneys as a result of a multiphase selection process, in which peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third party research. Candidates are evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement and, each year, selections are made on a state-by-state basis. No more than 5 percent of the lawyers in Ohio are recognized by Super Lawyers in their annual listing.

Those named to the 2015 list, and their areas of practice, are as follows:

Two other attorneys have been named to theandnbsp;2015 Ohio Rising Starsandnbsp;list. The selection process for the Rising Stars list mirrors the Super Lawyers selection process, except that candidates must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in Ohio are selected for inclusion on the Rising Stars list.

Those named, and their areas of practice, are as follows:

  • Eric J. Johnsonandnbsp;– Employment and Labor
  • Andrea E. M. Stone – Schools and Education

In addition,andnbsp;Ralph E. Cascarillaandnbsp;was named by Super Lawyers to both theirandnbsp;”Top 100 Ohio Attorneys”andnbsp;list and theirandnbsp;”Top 50 Cleveland Attorneys”andnbsp;list.

On December 22, 2014,andnbsp;Craig A. Marvinneyandnbsp;was re-appointed to the United States District Court (Northern District of Ohio) Alternative Dispute Resolution Panel for an eighth three-year term. This, despite the fact that the Court has cut the Panel membership by nearly two-thirds. Craig has been a member of the Panel since its inception in 1993. The Panel aids the Court’s judges in reducing case loads and speeding case resolution, where members are – among other roles – mediators, arbitrators, and early neutral evaluators.