December 04, 2014

Super Lawyers gives Shapiro Sher top honors for business and transactions fourth year in a row

Super Lawyers new 2014 Business Edition names Shapiro Sher Guinot & Sandler the "Top Mid-Size Law Firm in Maryland" for business and transactions. This is the fourth consecutive year that Shapiro Sher has received this honor.

Shapiro Sher's Business Law Group is led by William E. Carlson, who is also President of the Firm.

Super Lawyers, owned by Thomson Reuters, publishes state-specific guides in all 50 states and reaches more than 13 million readers. Super Lawyers Business Edition 2014uses a multiphase rating method that combines third party, independent research with peer nominations and peer evaluations. Attorneys and law firms are considered for “Top” honors based on the number of attorneys at the firm who have been cited in Super Lawyers, the number of years in which they have made the list, the percentage of attorneys at the firm named to “top” Super Lawyers lists, and their average blue ribbon panel scores. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement.

In the most recent Maryland Super Lawyers list, seventeen Shapiro Sher attorneys were named in the rankings, including Litigation Department head Paul Mark Sandler, who was named a Top 10 Maryland lawyer, and Shapiro Sher Chairman and Bankruptcy Department Head Joel I. Sher, who was named a Top 100 Maryland lawyer.