Ten Barton Gilman Attorneys Named 2015 New England Super Lawyers

BOSTON/PROVIDENCE (Nov. 3, 2015) – Ten Barton Gilman attorneys have been chosen 2015 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, Angela L. Carr and Sheri L. Pizzi were named 2015 Rhode Island Super Lawyers, and Pamela Slater Gilman and Edward D. Shoulkin were named 2015 Massachusetts Super Lawyers. Gilman is a five-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 first year that Pizzi and Carr have been honored, and Carr is a three-time honoree (2012–2014) as a Rhode Island Rising Star.

Matthew R. Plain, Kristen M. Whittle, and Rui P. Alves were honored as 2015 Rhode Island Rising Stars. Alves is a seven-time honoree (2009–2015), Plain a five-time honoree (2011–2015), and Whittle a three-time honoree (2013–2015).

Brendan T. Malvey was honored as a 2015 Massachusetts Rising Star. Malvey is a three-time honoree (2013–2015).

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 2015 issues of Boston Magazine and Rhode Island Monthly.

About Barton Gilman

Barton Gilman is one of New England’s leading civil litigation law firms with offices in Boston and Providence. Its experienced trial attorneys appear regularly in the federal and state courts of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut. The Providence Business News has named the firm one of Rhode Island’s Best Places to Work from 2008–2012 and again from 2014–2015.