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All Baillon Thome Attorneys Named Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars


Aug 02, 2013

Super Lawyers has recognized all of the attorneys at Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP as Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2013.  Each year, Super Lawyers identifies outstanding lawyers who have earned an exceptional level of professional achievement and peer recognition in various areas of the law.  In a rare showing, every attorney at Baillon Thome has been awarded this honor for 2013.

Further, employment attorney Joni Thome was again recognized as one of the Top Women Lawyers in Minnesota.  This year, Thome also was named to the exclusive list of the Top 50 Women Minnesota Super Lawyers.  For years, she has been selected as a Super Lawyer, a designation only awarded to 5% of practicing lawyers in Minnesota. 

Similarly, no more than 2.5% of attorneys are named Rising Stars each year after peer nominations and a rigorous evaluation process.  Employment attorneys Frances Baillon, Christopher Jozwiak, Daniel Leland, and Matthew Nolan were all honored as 2013 Rising Stars.  Attorney Shawn Wanta was also distinguished as a 2013 Rising Star for his work representing consumers and employees in class actions and mass torts.