Fourteen Barton Gilman Attorneys Named 2017 New England Super Lawyers

BOSTON/PROVIDENCE (October 17, 2017) – Fourteen Barton Gilman attorneys have been selected as 2017 New England Super Lawyers, a directory of leading attorneys who are evaluated on various measures of peer recognition and professional achievement.

John J. Barton, Francis A. Connor, III and Sheri L. Pizzi were named 2017 Rhode Island Super Lawyers, and Angela L. Carr, Pamela Slater Gilman, Kevin M. Hensley, Richard E. Quinby and Edward D. Shoulkin were named 2017 Massachusetts Super Lawyers. Quinby has held this designation for thirteen years, being selected for the first time in 2004. Gilman is a seven-time honoree, having been first named in 2011, and Barton, Shoulkin and Connor were first named to the Super Lawyers directory in 2013. This is the third year that Pizzi has been honored, and the first year that Carr has been honored in Massachusetts, after being honored in Rhode Island for four years.

C. Alexander Chiulli, Gregory N. Hoffman, John D. Meara, Jenna R. Pingitore and Kristen M. Whittle were honored as 2017 Rhode Island Super Lawyers Rising Stars. Whittle is a five-time honoree (2013-2017), while it is the second time that Meara and Pingitore have been honored and the first time that Chiulli and Hoffman have been honored.

Greg Vanden-Eykel was honored as 2017 Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Star for the second time.

The selection process for Super Lawyers includes independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations. Super Lawyers is published as a special section in leading city and regional magazines across the country, including the November 2017 issues of Boston Magazine and Rhode Island Monthly.

About Barton Gilman

Barton Gilman is a leading civil litigation law firm with offices in Boston, Providence and New York. Our experienced attorneys represent a variety of clients in a wide range of matters, and our trial attorneys appear regularly in the federal and state courts of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York and New Jersey, as well as before various administrative agencies. Barton Gilman and its attorneys have received numerous awards and accolades, including Best Lawyers, Best Law Firms, Best Places to Work – Rhode Island, Outstanding Philanthropic Business, and Super Lawyers, to name just a few. For more information, visit