Nine Gray, Ritter & Graham Attorneys Named 2011 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers/Rising Stars. Graham Only St. Louis Attorney Named Top 10 in Two-State Region

Robert F. Ritter, Maurice B. Graham, Stephen R. Woodley, Hagerty, Don M. Downing, Joan M. Lockwood, Morry S. Cole and Gretchen Garrison of the St. Louis plaintiff law firm Gray, Ritter & Graham, P.C., have been selected to the list of 2011 Super Lawyers® by Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine. Only 5 percent of all attorneys in the two states, combined, were selected.

Ritter and Graham were further cited among the top 50 attorneys in St. Louis and top 100 in Missouri and Kansas, and Graham was named among the top 10 attorneys in the two-state region. Graham is the only St. Louis attorney listed in the top 10 attorneys in Missouri and Kansas.

Lockwood was listed among the top 50 female attorneys in Missouri and Kansas, and Cole also was listed among the Top 50 attorneys in St. Louis and top 100 in the two-state region.

Thomas K. Neill was named to the 2011 Super Lawyers – Rising Stars list of attorneys for Missouri and Kansas. Attorneys named to Rising Stars are under 40 years of age or have less than 10 years of experience.

Ritter, Lockwood, Cole, and Neill were selected in the Personal Injury Plaintiff: General Practice category; Graham and Woodley in the Personal Injury Plaintiff: Medical category; Hagerty in theTransportation/Maritime category; and Downing and Garrison were selected in the Business Litigation category.

The Super Lawyers listing is an annual multi-stage process that includes surveys of attorneys from the two states to identify attorneys with a high degree of both professional achievement and peer recognition, independent evaluation and peer review.