07.05.2022 | News

Ten Murphy Austin Attorneys Named to Northern California Super Lawyers and Three Named as Rising Stars

Murphy Austin is pleased to announce that ten attorneys from our firm have been named to Northern California Super Lawyers List and three have been named to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars List for 2022.

Congratulations to the Murphy Austin attorneys who have been selected for this honor. Below are the listing designations earned by each attorney:

Northern California Super Lawyers

  • J. Scott Alexander, Construction Litigation (2020-2022)
  • Russell J. Austin, Real Estate (2005-2022)
  • Jeffrey W. Curcio, Tax Law (2019-2020, 2022)
  • Scott E. Galbreath, Employee Benefits (2021-2022)
  • Dennis R. Murphy, Employment and Labor (2005, 2006, and 2011-2022)
  • Ellyn E. Nesbit, Appellate Law (2013-2022)
  • Lisa D. Nicolls, Construction Litigation (2013-2022)
  • D. Michael Schoenfeld, Construction Litigation (2007-2022)
  • V. Blair Shahbazian, Construction Litigation (2013-2022)
  • Alexander F. Stuart, Insurance Coverage (2004-2022)

Rising Stars

  • Charles R. Hellstrom, Insurance Coverage (2021-2022)
  • Eric W. Spears, Business/Corporate (2020-2022)
  • Vincent K. Wong, Real Estate (2021-2022)

Top 25 list: Sacramento Super Lawyers

  • Russell J. Austin, Real Estate (2015-2018, 2020-2022)

Based on peer nomination and independent research, each year Super Lawyers selects attorneys who score the highest on their 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. From that final pool of candidates, 5% are selected to the Super Lawyers list and no more than 2.5% are name to the Rising Stars list.

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