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2014 New England Super Lawyers

In October, Gesmer Updegrove LLP celebrated a significant recognition from 2014 New England Super Lawyers, a prestigious rating service that identifies exceptional attorneys based on a rigorous selection process encompassing peer nominations, independent research, and peer evaluations. Eight distinguished lawyers from Gesmer Updegrove were honored as top practitioners in their respective fields, highlighting their exemplary professional achievements and high degree of peer recognition.

The 2014 New England Super Lawyers list included:

Bill Contente (Business/Corporate): Recognized for his expertise in business and corporate law, demonstrating leadership and excellence in advising clients on complex legal matters.

Tom Durkin (Business/Corporate): Acknowledged for his contributions to business and corporate law, with a proven track record of delivering strategic counsel and achieving favorable outcomes.

Lee Gesmer (Litigation): Celebrated for his prowess in litigation, known for his adept handling of high-stakes disputes and his commitment to achieving favorable resolutions for clients.

Sean Gilligan (Bankruptcy/Business): Noted for his proficiency in bankruptcy and business law, praised for his comprehensive understanding of financial restructuring and debtor-creditor relations.

Peter Moldave (Business/Corporate): Honored for his accomplishments in business and corporate law, recognized for his skill in navigating intricate legal challenges and transactions.

Sarah Richmond (Business/Corporate): Esteemed for her expertise in business and corporate law, distinguished for her dedication to client service and legal excellence.

Andy Updegrove (Business/Corporate): Respected for his contributions to business and corporate law, known for his strategic counsel and innovative solutions to complex legal issues.

In addition, two Gesmer Updegrove lawyers were named 2014 “Rising Stars,” which recognizes lawyers 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less:

Adrienne Drew (Litigation): Recognized for her early career achievements in litigation, noted for her advocacy skills and dedication to client representation.

Nicole Forbes (Litigation): Acknowledged for her emerging talent in litigation, praised for her commitment to excellence and innovative legal strategies.

Peter Stecher (Intellectual Property): Celebrated for his accomplishments in intellectual property law, known for his expertise in protecting and defending intellectual property rights.

These accolades not only underscore the individual excellence and professional achievements of Gesmer Updegrove’s lawyers but also reflect the firm’s commitment to delivering exceptional legal services and maintaining a standard of excellence in the legal profession. Their recognition by New England Super Lawyers reaffirms their standing as leaders in their fields and highlights their dedication to client success and legal innovation.

For more information about Gesmer Updegrove LLP and its award-winning attorneys, visit our website and team page to learn more about their expertise, practice areas, and commitment to legal excellence.