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Ten ZEK Attorneys Recognized as “Super Lawyers” in 2013

ZEK is proud to announce that ten ZEK attorneys have been recognized as Super Lawyers/Rising Stars in 2013 in their respective fields of practice.  They are:

  • David B. Chenkin — Super Lawyer, Business Litigation, Banking, and Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Michael S. Davis — Super Lawyer, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights, Alternative Dispute Resolution, and Insurance Coverage
  • Stephen F. Ellman — Super Lawyer, Real Estate, Banking, and Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
  • Yoav M. Griver — Super Lawyer, Business Litigation, and Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Stuart A. Krause — Super Lawyer, Business Litigation and Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
  • Steven S. Rand — Super Lawyer, Business Litigation and Real Estate
  • Nathan Schwed — Super Lawyer, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
  • Michael E. Sims — Rising Star, Business Litigation
  • Fred M. Umane — Super Lawyer, Banking, Real Estate, and Political Law
  • Mark Zeichner — Super Lawyer, Banking and Business Litigation

Candidates for Super Lawyers are nominated by their peers and then undergo a rigorous evaluation process based on 12 indicators of professional achievement: verdicts and settlements; transactions; representative clients; experience; honors and awards; special licenses and certifications; position within law firm; bar and or other professional activity; pro bono and community service as a lawyer; scholarly lectures and writings; education and employment background; and other outstanding achievements.  The selection process for  Rising Stars is the same as for Super Lawyers selection, with one exception: to be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less.   The final published list of chosen attorneys represents no more than 5 percent of the attorneys practicing in any given state.