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13 Freeman Freeman & Smiley Attorneys Named Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2014

LOS ANGELES – June 24, 2014—Freeman Freeman & Smiley announced today that 16 of its attorneys have been selected as Southern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars by Super Lawyers Magazine for 2014.  Michael Blumenfeld, Penny M. Costa, Jessica Dorman-Davis, Stephen M. Lowe, Fred J. Marcus, Bradley D. Ross, Sylvia M. Scott, Bruce M. Smiley and Theodore B. Stolman, have been named Super Lawyers.  While, Thomas C. Aikin, Damon M. Juha and Joel G. Weinberg have been named Rising Stars.  “We are proud of the large number of our attorneys that have been recognized this year,” says Steven L. Ziven, managing partner of Freeman Freeman & Smiley.  “This recognition shows the hard work and dedication our attorneys have displayed throughout their careers.”

Those selected as Super Lawyers attain both professional achievement and peer recognition that distinguishes them as the best in their field.  The strict Super Lawyers selection process includes independent research as well as peer nominations and evaluations.  Rising Stars are selected in a similar process, but must be 40 years or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. Those named to the Rising Stars list, demonstrate that their growing reputation is solid and they are being endorsed by those that work in their industry.

About Freeman Freeman & Smiley, LLP
Since its inception in 1976, Freeman Freeman & Smiley, LLP has developed a nationally recognized law practice specializing in the areas of Commercial and Securities Litigation, Real Estate Transactions, Business Transactions and Tax Planning, Bankruptcy, Securities Regulation, Employment, Estate Planning, Charitable and Non-Profit Organization Planning.  Freeman Freeman & Smiley, LLP is a full-service law firm whose goal is to deliver results while remaining committed to the best practices and resources at reasonable rates.  The firm is an efficient organization exemplifying excellence in service, value and results – providing big firm expertise with the accessibility and personal service of a small firm.  For more information, visit