Three Suisman Shapiro Attorneys Named To 2018 Connecticut And New England Super Lawyers® And Rising Stars Lists
NEW LONDON, CT: John A. Collins, III of Suisman Shapiro Attorneys-at-Law has again been named to the Connecticut and New England Super Lawyers lists as a top attorney for 2018. Each year, no more than five percent of attorneys in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine are selected by Super Lawyers. In addition, Eric W. Callahan has been named to the Rising Stars list; each year, no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state under the age of 40 or in practice ten years or less are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous, multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an individual research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area. The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers magazines and in leading city and regional magazines across the country. The first Super Lawyers list was published in 1991, and by 2009 the rating service had expanded nationwide. In February 2010, Super Lawyers was acquired by Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals.
John A. Collins, III, is a Director/Shareholder who concentrates in the areas of Personal Injury Law and Criminal Law. He currently serves as the Managing Partner of Suisman Shapiro. Collins has been recognized by his peers through inclusion in Super Lawyers since 2006. Eric W. Callahan has been named to the Rising Stars list since 2013; he concentrates in the areas of business law, municipal law, commercial transactions and real estate law. Mr. Callahan also practices appellate law and has successfully briefed and argued appeals before the Connecticut Appellate Court and Connecticut Supreme Court. Roger T. Scully was named to the Rising Stars list for the first time in 2018; he is a trial lawyer who concentrates in Personal Injury Law.
Suisman Shapiro is the largest law firm in eastern Connecticut, providing residents and businesses along the coast from New Haven to Providence with a full range of legal services. The firm was established more than 75 years ago and is firmly rooted in the community. Suisman Shapiro regularly gives back to eastern Connecticut through its commitment to many local charitable programs, scholarships and sponsorships.