January 7, 2009 / Press Release

Porter Wright Cincinnati Attorney Designated An Ohio Rising Star

Thirty-two Porter Wright attorneys working in 15 primary practice areas were recently designated Ohio Rising Stars by Ohio Super Lawyers® 2009, compiled by the publishers of Law & Politics and Cincinnati Magazine. One of those attorneys - Rachel E. Burke - resides in the firm's Cincinnati office.

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.

Rachel Burke's primary practice area is Employment & Labor Law. She represents clients on a wide array of labor matters with particular emphasis on employment discrimination, affirmative action and employment-related advice and counseling. She has represented clients before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, state discrimination agencies and the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance.