11 Merchant & Gould Attorneys Named 2009 Rising Stars by Super Lawyers®

November 13, 2008

Merchant & Gould, an intellectual property law firm, today announced that 11 of the firm's attorneys were recognized as Rising Stars by their peers according to the Super Lawyers® organization.

The Rising Stars selected from Merchant & Gould are Kristine Boylan, Kaustuv M. Das, Andy Ehard, Karen Fitzsimmons, Rachel Hughey, Robert Kalinsky, Tom Leach, Greg Leibold, Will Schultz, Chris Sorenson and Rachel Zimmerman.

"These are 11 outstanding attorneys that we are proud to have as part of our team," says CEO and managing director Randy King. "It is their hard work and dedication that positions Merchant & Gould as a leading intellectual property law firm both today and in the future."

Rising Stars are attorneys 40 and under who have been practicing law for 10 years or less. They are selected annually based on nominations from other attorneys and an independent review board. No more than 2.5 percent of attorneys are selected for this prestigious honor in any state.