ZK News – Zimmer Kunz Lawyers and Firm Garner 2016 Peer Review Honors
Zimmer Kunz is pleased to announce that four of its lawyers have been recognized by Best Lawyers in America®. The firm has been recognized in Best Law Firms in America®. The four earning Best Lawyer honors are Dara DeCourcy, Edward Dixon, Joseph Selep and George Stewart. George Stewart and Joseph Selep are recognized for Civil Litigation – Defense. Dara DeCourcy is recognized for Insurance Coverage and Appellate Practice and Edward Dixon is recognized for Worker’s Compensation – Defense.
Best Lawyers® utilizes a peer review process that asks recognized practice leaders to review and rank their peers for inclusion in the regional publications.
Zimmer Kunz, PLLC is also pleased to announce that Dara DeCourcy, Joseph Selep and George Stewart have again been selected as Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® and Joseph Butcher has been selected as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for 2016 after being recognized as a Pennsylvania Rising Star® from 2010-2015. Greg Scheuring and Christian Wrabley have again been recognized as Pennsylvania Rising Stars. For Mr. Stewart and Mr. Selep, this is the 8th year in a row that they have been recognized as top defense civil litigation attorneys. Ms. DeCourcy is again being recognized for her expertise in appellate practice and insurance coverage litigation. Mr. Butcher is being recognized in the general and employment litigation practice areas, Mr. Scheuring in civil litigation and Mr. Wrabley in medical malpractice defense.
The Super Lawyer designation entails a peer review nomination process, supplemented by third party research to establish high ethical standards and accomplishments of the nominees. According to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine only five percent of lawyers in the state can earn the Super Lawyer distinction. The Rising Star designation recognizes young lawyers who are forty years of age or younger or who have been practicing less than ten years. According to the magazine, only two and a half percent of young lawyers earn the Rising Star designation.