Eight Butler Rubin Lawyers Named As 2012 Illinois Super Lawyers

Founding Partner James Rubin Named to Top 100 for 4th Consecutive Year

CHICAGO, January 5, 2012 – Butler Rubin founding partner James Rubin has been named to the list of the Top 100 Illinois Super Lawyers for the fourth consecutive year.

Seven additional Butler Rubin partners have been singled out for excellence in the list of 2012 Illinois Super Lawyers: Ira J. Belcove (Business Litigation), Michael R. Hassan (Business Litigation), James A. Morsch(Antitrust Litigation), Gerald G. Saltarelli (Business Litigation), Mark A. Schwartz (“Rising Star” – Business Litigation), Andrew D. Shapiro(“Rising Star” – Business Litigation) and Teresa Snider (Business Litigation).

Super Lawyers annually lists outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Polling, research and selection are performed by Law & Politics, a publication of Key Professional Media, Inc. Law & Politics has been publishing legal magazines since 1990 and Super Lawyers since 1991. More information about Super Lawyers and its selection process is available at www.superlawyers.com.

Formed in 1980, Chicago-based Butler Rubin has established itself as a well-known litigation boutique assisting clients nationally and internationally in the core practice areas of reinsurance and complex business disputes, including antitrust, competition law and opt-out antitrust litigation; class actions; defense of corporate directors and officers; mortgage insurance; credit insurance; insolvency; creditors’ rights; and products liability and mass tort matters.