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David Logan served as Dean at Roger Williams School of Law from 2003 to 2014, making him one of the nation's longest-serving law deans. In 2014, he returned to full-time teaching and research.

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RWU Law Alums Saluted as “Super Lawyers” and “Rising Stars”

Posted by David Logan on 12/13/2011 at 09:50 AM

I am glad to report that the latest edition of Super Lawyers magazine has identified almost 50 of our graduates as “Super Lawyers” and “Rising Stars.” The magazine identifies attorneys in each state who are chosen by peer review and independent research as the top practitioners; the “Rising Stars” category focuses on lawyers under age 40 or who have been practice for less than ten years.

Two of our grads, Armando Batastini (Naval Academy; RWU Law ’98 ) and Mark Gemma (Boston College; RWU Law ’97) share top honors.  Besides garnering the Super rating, I just learned that as of 2/1/12, Armando will be a partner at the leading firm Nixon Peabody, while Mark continues with his highly regarded plaintiffs’ practice.
Way to go Alums!

Armando Batastini

Armando Batastini

Mark Gemma

Mark Gemma

 

Listed below are the RWU Law Rising Stars; congratulations to them all!


First Name Last Name Year Super/Rising State
Armando Batastini L1998 Super Lawyer Rhode Island
Mark Gemma L1997 Super Lawyer Rhode Island
Joseph Accetturo L2001 Rising Star Rhode Island
Rui Alves L2005 Rising Star Rhode Island
Andrew Bilodeau L2004 Rising Star Rhode Island
Jana Berger  L1998 Rising Star Michigan
Dena Castricone L2002 Rising Star Connecticut
Joshua Celeste L2000 Rising Star Rhode Island
Susan Rossi Cook L2001 Rising Star Massachusetts
Stephen Cooney L2002 Rising Star Rhode Island
Michael Daly L2002 Rising Star Rhode Island
Alan Dembiczak L2002 Rising Star Connecticut
Amanda DiChello  L2005 Rising Star Pennsylvania
Katherine Duncanson L2005 Rising Star Rhode Island
Jeffrey Eger L1996 Rising Star Rhode Island
Thomas Enright L2005 Rising Star Rhode Island
Joseph Farside L2006 Rising Star Rhode Island
Katherine Godin L2008 Rising Star Rhode Island
Thomas Gonnella L2006 Rising Star Rhode Island
Timothy Groves L2006 Rising Star Rhode Island
Joseph Healey L1996 Rising Star Pennsylvania
Andrew Henneous L1998 Rising Star Rhode Island
Tracy Hermann L2006 Rising Star Rhode Island
Joseph Joyce, III L2005 Rising Star Pennsylvania
Susan Kiernan L2002 Rising Star Rhode Island
Erin Kolmansberger L2006 Rising Star New Jersey
Seth Laver L2004 Rising Star Pennsylvania
Anthony Leone L1997 Rising Star Rhode Island
Dimitry Lev L2005 Rising Star Massachusetts
Adam Maiocco L2005 Rising Star Connecticut
Christiana Mann L2001 Rising Star Maine
Joseph Marion III L1998 Rising Star Rhode Island
Kevin McManimon L1996 Rising Star New Jersey
Carolyn Medina L2004 Rising Star Rhode Island
David Pellegrino L2005 Rising Star Rhode Island
Kimberly Petta L2009 Rising Star Rhode Island
Matthew Plain L2005 Rising Star Rhode Island
Stanley Pupecki L2002 Rising Star Rhode Island
Adam Ramos L2006 Rising Star Rhode Island
Joseph Ranone L2005 Rising Star Rhode Island
Adam Resmini L2009 Rising Star Rhode Island
Thomas Robinson L1999 Rising Star Rhode Island
Brian Roemersma L1998 Rising Star New Jersey
Alicia Samolis L2006 Rising Star Rhode Island
Denise Shear L1999 Rising Star Massachusetts
Jeffrey Sowa L1997 Rising Star Rhode Island
Joshua Stockwell L2004 Rising Star Rhode Island
James Sullivan L2001 Rising Star Georgia
Joelle Sylvia L2006 Rising Star Rhode Island
Mark Tetreault L2000 Rising Star Rhode Island
Kyle Zambarano L2004 Rising Star Rhode Island