Founding partners C. Grice McMullan and John B. Thompson, as well as President and Managing Director Christopher M. Malone, and firm members John A Gibney, Jr., Dewey B. Morris, and R. Shawn Majette have been selected by their peers for inclusion in Virginia’s Super Lawyers 2008 edition. Mr. McMullan was recognized for his work in the Real Estate Law practice, Mr. Thompson for Business and Corporate Law, Mr. Malone for his work in Business Litigation, Mr. Gibney was recognized for General Litigation, Mr. Morris for Consumer Law, and Mr Majette for his leadership in Elder Law.
In addition, Thomas D. Lane was selected as a 2008 Rising Star — the magazine’s definition of up and coming attorneys who are not more than 40 years old, with less than 10 years of legal practice. Mr. Lane was distinguished by his work in Civil Litigation Defense.
The Super Lawyers selection process utilizes considerable polling and peer evaluation techniques, backed up with detailed research that evaluates each candidate, based on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. A system of checks and balances ensures fairness and diversity.