Rising Stars are the top up and coming attorneys, who are age 40 or younger, or who have been practicing law for 10 or fewer years. They are selected based on peer recognition and professional achievement. Only 2.5 percent of the Minnesota attorneys are given this honor. The Minnesota Rising Stars list is published in December in a special advertising section in Twin Cities Business and Mpls.St.Paul magazine.

The law firm of Meagher & Geer P.L.L.P. is pleased to recognize 12 of its lawyers named to the 2011 Minnesota Rising Stars list:

Livia E. Babcock Business Litigation
Tiffany M. Brown Insurance Coverage
Daniel L. Payne Insurance Coverage
Elizabeth S. Poeschl Construction Litigation
John E. Radmer Business Litigation
Melissa D. Riethof Appellate
Tamara L. Rollins Civil Litigation Defense
Molly R. Ryan Employment Litigation: Defense
Chad J. Stepan Construction Litigation
Jennifer M. Waterworth Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice
Debra L. Weiss Employment Law
Joel T. Wiegert Insurance Coverage

The law firm of Meagher & Geer, P.L.L.P. represents leading businesses, public entities, non-profit organizations, and individuals nationwide. The firm, founded in 1929, offers more than 75 lawyers focusing on litigation, insurance coverage, professional liability, products liability, mass tort/toxic tort, employment practices, construction, real estate, estates and trusts, intellectual property, and corporate/business services. We serve our clients from offices in Minnesota and Arizona.