Gray, Ritter & Graham attorneys Robert F. Ritter, Maurice B. Graham, Stephen R. Woodley, Patrick J. Hagerty, Don M. Downing, Joan M. Lockwood, Morry S. Cole, Gretchen Garrison, M. Graham Dobbs, and Thomas K. Neill have been selected to the list of 2016 Super Lawyers® by “Missouri &rry Kansas Super Lawyers” magazine.
Four of the firm’s attorneys were named among the Top 50 lawyers in St. Louis: Ritter, Graham, Lockwood, and Neill. Graham was named among the Top 100 lawyers in Missouri and Kansas. Lockwood was listed among the top 50 female attorneys in the two-state region.
In the individual practice categories, Ritter, Lockwood, Cole, and Neill were selected in the Personal Injury Plaintiff: General practice category; Graham, Woodley and Dobbs were selected in the Personal Injury Plaintiff: Medical category; Hagerty in the Transportation/Maritime category; Downing was selected in the Class Action litigation category; and Garrison was selected in the Business Litigation category.
Jason D. Sapp was named to the 2016 Super Lawyers – Rising Stars list of attorneys for Missouri and Kansas, for Consumer Law. Kaitlin A. Bridges also was named to the 2016 Super Lawyers – Rising Stars list of attorneys for Missouri and Kansas, for Class Action litigation. Attorneys named to Rising Stars are under 40 years of age or have less than 10 years of experience.
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 professional achievement and peer recognition, independent evaluation, and peer review. Only 5 percent of all attorneys in the two states combined were selected.