Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – May 23, 2014 – Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is pleased to announce that a number of our attorneys were selected for inclusion in 2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers®. In addition, for the fifth time, Gary M. Samms was selected as one of Pennsylvania's Top 100 Lawyers and one of Philadelphia's Top 100 Lawyers.

Obermayer 2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers®

Banking: David A. Nasatir

Bankruptcy: Charles M. Golden

Business Litigation: Edmond M. George, Thomas A. Leonard & William J. Leonard

Civil Litigation Defense: Gary M. Samms (selected as one of Pennsylvania's Top 100 Lawyers and one of Philadelphia's Top 100 Lawyers)

Employment & Labor: Joseph J. Centeno, James M. Penny & Jason E. Reisman

Estate Planning & Probate: Paul C. Heintz &  Nina B. Stryker

Family Law: Michael E. Bertin, David L. Ladov, Ann G. Verber & Robert I. Whitelaw

Health Care: Lawrence J. Tabas

The lists appear in the June 2014 issues of Philadelphia magazine and Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine. Each year only five percent of Pennsylvania attorneys receive the Super Lawyers honor and only 2.5 percent receive the Rising Star honor. The Philadelphia magazine issue also includes the 2014 New Jersey Super Lawyers and New Jersey Rising Stars.

The selections for this list are made by the research team at Super Lawyers, which is a service of the Thomson Reuters, Legal. Each year, the research team at Super Lawyers undertakes a selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check.

Additionally, several Obermayer attorneys were selected for inclusion in 2014 Pennsylvania Rising Stars – the top-up-and-coming lawyers in the Commonwealth. They include:

Obermayer 2014 Pennsylvania Rising Stars®

Banking: Karen M. Sanchez

Business Litigation: Zachary S. Davis, Kellie M. MacCready & Michael V. Phillips

Employment & Labor: Terri Gillespie, Tiffani L. McDonough & Colleen M. O'Donnell

Personal Injury Defense, Medical Malpractice: Eileen K. Keefe

Real Estate: Dawn M. Tancredi

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