The Meagher & Geer law firm is pleased to announce that 18 of our lawyers are named in the 2014 Minnesota Super Lawyers® list. Of added significance, we are delighted to report that two of our partners are among the highest ranked lawyers in the Minnesota listing.

Chuck Spevacek, and Barbara Zurek and are in the Top 100 list. Barbara Zurek is also included in the listing of the Top 50 Women.

The listing is based on a rigorous, multi-phase process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third-party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only five percent of Minnesota attorneys receive this honor. The Minnesota Super Lawyers® list is published in the August 2014 issues of Minnesota Super Lawyers magazine, Mpls.St. Paul Magazine and Twin Cities Business.

The following Meagher & Geer lawyers were selected for inclusion in the list:

Mark Bloomquist Construction/Surety
Stacy Broman Insurance Coverage
Rodger Hagen Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice
Laura Hanson Insurance Coverage
Bill Hart Appellate
John Hughes Personal Injury Defense: General
Mike Hutchens Personal Injury Defense: Products
Brad Jones Insurance Coverage
Charles Jones Professional Liability: Defense
Brad Lindeman Employment & Labor
Kate McBride Appellate
Mary O’Brien Business/Corporate
Tim Ridley Estate Planning & Probate
Gregory Simpson Employment & Labor
Chuck Spevacek Top 100 Insurance Coverage
Leatha Wolter Business Litigation
Karl Yeager Real Estate
Barbara Zurek Top 100, Top 50 Women Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice

Established in Minneapolis in 1929, Meagher & Geer has earned a reputation as one of the leading litigation defense and insurance coverage firms in the Upper Midwest. We offer 80 lawyers in 20 practice areas. From our offices in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Phoenix, Arizona we represent businesses of all sizes, public entities, non-profit organizations, and individuals.

Our nationally recognized trial lawyers have taken more than 105 cases to verdict since 2007. During the same period, our appellate lawyers have handled more than 120 appeals in state and federal courts. At last count we represented more than 125 of the leading insurance companies in the U.S., and we also handle work for insurers based in London, Canada and Bermuda.

Our attorneys are licensed in many states, including Arizona, California, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Wisconsin.