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BFTA Lawyers Recognized as "Super Lawyers" and "Rising Stars"

September 16, 2015

Bleichmar Fonti Tountas & Auld LLP is pleased to announce that founding partner Dominic J. Auld has been honored as a “Super Lawyer” for having attained the highest degree of peer recognition and professional achievement in the field of Securities Litigation. This is Dominic’s second consecutive year receiving this distinction.

BFTA is also pleased to announce that the 2015 edition of Super Lawyers recognized founding partner Stephen W. Tountas and partner Cynthia Hanawalt as New York “Rising Stars” in the field of Securities Litigation. Mr. Tountas and Ms. Hanawalt have both been previously honored with this distinction.

Super Lawyer awards are bestowed annually on no more than 5% of all lawyers that practice in the New York metropolitan area, and the “Rising Star” award is bestowed on no more than 2.5% of the top up-and-coming attorneys who are under 40 or have been practicing in New York for ten years or less. Lawyers who are honored as “Super Lawyers” and “Rising Stars” are evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement, and undergo a rigorous, multi-phase selection process involving in-depth research, peer nominations and evaluations with third-party research.