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79 McAfee & Taft attorneys recognized by Oklahoma Super Lawyers

October 17, 2011

Seventy-nine attorneys from McAfee & Taft have been recognized in the 2011 edition of Oklahoma Super Lawyers, with 62 lawyers named to its “Oklahoma Super Lawyers” list and another 17 listed as “Oklahoma Rising Stars.”

John N. Hermes and John A. Kenney were recognized as “Top 10 Oklahoma Lawyers.” Rachel Blue, Mary Quinn Cooper, Myrna Latham, Kathy R. Neal, Susan Shields, Mary Ellen Ternes and Elizabeth Tyrrell were named to the list of “Top 25 Oklahoma Female Lawyers.” W. Chris Coleman, Mary Quinn Cooper, Robert Dace, Sam Fulkerson, Frank Hill, William S. Leach, Kathy R. Neal, Reid Robison and Nathan Whatley were honored as “Top 50 Oklahoma Lawyers.”

Also named to the 2011 “Oklahoma Super Lawyers” list were: Terry R. Barrett, T. Michael Blake, Joseph H. Bocock, Timothy J. Bomhoff, Steven W. Bugg, Jennifer H. Callahan, Richard D. Craig, C. Bruce Crum, Bradley K. Donnell, Clifford C. Dougherty III, Richard M. Eldridge, Bill G. Freudenrich Jr, S. Gregory Frogge, Gary F. Fuller, Robert L. Garbrecht, Robert H. Gilliland, Lloyd T. Hardin, Gerald L. Hilsher, Richard P. Hix, Henry D. Hoss, J. Dudley Hyde, Michael E. Joseph, Michael F. Lauderdale, Michael McClintock, D. Keith McFall, M. Richard Mullins, J. Michael Nordin, John A. Papahronis, Chris A. Paul, Ross A. Plourde, Charles S. Plumb, James C. Prince, Tony G. Puckett, Anthony L. Rahhal, Andrew L. Richardson, Richard A. Riggs, Barry L. Smith, Thomas E. Steichen, C. David Stinson, Jeff L. Todd, Peter T. Van Dyke, Joseph E. Walters, Drew D. Webb, James R. Webb, Nathan L. Whatley, Elizabeth Scott Wood and Harold C. Zuckerman.

McAfee & Taft attorneys named to the 2011 “Oklahoma Rising Stars” list are: Marni Lefkowitz Ahram, Stephanie Chapman, Ellen Cordell, Jessica L. Dickerson, Bonner J. Gonzalez, Spencer W. Haines, Stephen M. Hetrick, Daniel A. Loeffler, Giannina Marin, Keith E. Peters, Andrew B. Peterson, Jenna B. Rader, Paul A. Ross, Vani Singhal, Joshua D. Smith, Christina M. Vaughn and Sharolyn C. Whiting-Ralston.

Oklahoma Super Lawyers recognizes the state’s top 5 percent of Oklahoma attorneys in more than 60 practice areas as “Super Lawyers” and the top 2.5 percent of up-and-coming attorneys as “Rising Stars.” Selections for these esteemed lists are made by the research team at Super Lawyers, which is a service of the Thomson Reuters legal division. Each year, the research team undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check.