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Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

12 Cummings & Lockwood attorneys have been selected Connecticut Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, and 6 attorneys have been named Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in 2023.

Connecticut Super Lawyers

Estate and Probate Law

  • Laura W. Beck, Principal (Greenwich)
  • Daniel G. Johnson, Principal (Stamford)
  • Paul L. Bourdeau, Principal (West Hartford)
  • Kelley Galica Peck, Principal (West Hartford)
  • Katherine C. Gent, Associate (Greenwich) -- Connecticut Rising Star
  • Elizabeth A. Falkoff, Associate (Stamford) -- Connecticut Rising Star
  • Brianna L. Marquis, Associate (West Hartford) -- Connecticut Rising Star
  • Kelsie Leon (Greenwich) -- Connecticut Rising Star


  • John W. Cannavino, Principal Business Litigation (Stamford)
  • John F. Cranberry, Principal Civil Litigation Defense (Stamford)
  • Michael P. Kaelin, Principal, Estate & Trust Litigation (Stamford)

Real Estate

  • Jonathan B. Mills, Principal (Stamford)
  • Scott T. Witthuhn, Counsel (Stamford) -- Connecticut Rising Star

Florida Super Lawyers

Estate and Probate Law

  • Mary Beth Crawford, Principal (Bonita Springs)
  • William N. Horowitz, Principal (Bonita Springs)
  • Howard M. Hujsa, Principal (Bonita Springs)
  • Alison K. Douglas, Principal (Naples)
  • Robert L. Lancaster, Principal (Naples)
  • Bonie S. Montalvo, Associate (Bonita Springs) -- Florida Rising Star
  • Joseph A. Stusek (Naples) -- Florida Rising Star

About Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  Their patented attorney selection process is peer influenced and research driven, selecting the top 5% of attorneys to the Super Lawyers list each year.  In addition, 2.5% of attorneys are selected to Rising Stars.  Candidates are eligible for Rising Stars if they are 40 or younger, or have been in practice 10 years or less.

Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. The objective is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel. Since Super Lawyers is intended to be used as an aid in selecting a lawyer, they limit the lawyer ratings to those who can be hired and retained by the public.