December 19, 2011 / Press Release

18 Porter Wright attorneys recognized by Ohio Super Lawyers® Rising Stars 2012

Porter Wright is proud to announce that 18 attorneys of the firm have been named to the 2012 Ohio Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list. Attorneys are chosen through the independent research of the publishers at Super Lawyers®, a Thomson Reuters business.

Rising Stars are age 40 or younger or have been practicing law for 10 years or less, and represent the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state. Less than 2.5 percent of lawyers are selected for Rising Star status.

The Porter Wright attorneys included in Ohio Super Lawyers® Rising Stars 2012 are:



Primary Practice Area


Kendall Verrett Shaw

Civil Litigation Defense

Kyle T. Shaw

Business Litigation


Rebecca Kucera Fischer

Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights


Karim A. Ali


John P. Carney

Health Care

Molly S. Crabtree

Civil Litigation Defense

Bryan R. Faller

Business Litigation

Heather N. Forry


Jack J. Gravelle

Securities & Corporate Finance

Brad Hughes

Business Litigation

Jamie A. LaPlante

Employment Litigation: Defense

Anthony R. McClure

Business Litigation

Daniel B. Miller

Intellectual Property Litigation

Robert J. Morgan

Intellectual Property

Andrew R. Post


Ryan P. Sherman

Business Litigation

Brett P. Thornton


Jay A. Yurkiw

Business Litigation

The 2012 Ohio Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list will appear in Cincinnati Magazine, Columbus Monthly, Cleveland Magazine and Inside Business magazine. Together, these publications will reach an audience of more than half a million readers. The listing also can be found at where lawyers can be searched by practice area and location.