Attorneys Joseph P.H. Babington, Russell C. Buffkin, Jeffery J. Hartley, Warren C. Herlong, Jr., John N. Leach, Jr., James B. Newman, Robert H. Rouse and A. Edwin Stuardi, III were named as 2012 Super Lawyers and Christopher T. Conte and T. Ryan Luna were named as Rising Stars. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers in more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. The firm is proud of the selected attorneys for their well-deserved recognition.