Insights: News Releases Twenty-Six Kilpatrick Townsend Attorneys Named 2018 Northern California Super Lawyers & Rising Stars

SAN FRANCISCO (July 23) -- Kilpatrick Townsend announced today that 26 of the firm’s attorneys were selected as 2018 Northern California Super Lawyers and 2018 Northern California Rising Stars.

The distinction honors attorneys who attain a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement as some of the region’s pre-eminent lawyers. Super Lawyers is a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations, all of which result in a comprehensive and diverse listing of the top five percent of attorneys in each state.

The following Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys are recognized by Northern California Super Lawyers:


  • Frances Mosley (Rising Star)

Business Litigation

  • Maureen Sheehy

Employment & Labor

  • Susan Pangborn
  • James Smith

Civil Litigation

  • Gregory Gilchrist

Intellectual Property

  • Ryan Bricker (Rising Star)
  • Zara Doddridge (Rising Star)
  • Justin Eurek (Rising Star)
  • James Isbester
  • Yifan Mao (Rising Star)
  • Babak Sani
  • William Shaffer
  • Joseph Snyder
  • Michael Tse (Rising Star)

Intellectual Property Litigation

  • Mehrnaz Boroumand Smith
  • Theodore Brown, III
  • Byron Chin (Rising Star)
  • Holly Gaudreau
  • Jordan Jones
  • Scott Kolassa
  • Matthew Meyer (Rising Star)
  • Steven Moore
  • William Mosley (Rising Star)
  • Darius Samerotte (Rising Star)
  • Mansi Shah
  • Susan Spaeth


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