Peter S. Murphy of Eckert Seamans’ Wilmington office recognized as 2018 Delaware Rising Star by Super Lawyers

The national law firm of Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott LLC is pleased to announce that Peter S. Murphy was recognized as a 2018 Delaware Rising Star by Super Lawyers.

Murphy, recognized for his work in Civil Litigation: Defense, is a member (partner) who focuses his practice in the area of regulated substances. He helps clients navigate licensing and other complex legal and regulatory issue surrounding the fast-growing medical and recreational cannabis industry. Murphy is also an experienced litigator in the firm’s Professional Liability and Mass Tort practice groups, where he represents individual, institutional, and corporate clients in all aspects of tort litigation in Pennsylvania and Delaware state and federal courts. He is experienced in all phases of discovery, trial, and appeal.

The full results of the survey will be published in a supplement to Philadelphia Magazine as well as the Thomson Reuters Legal annual publications Pennsylvania and Delaware Super Lawyers Magazine.

The Rising Stars list is developed using the same patented multiphase selection process used for the Super Lawyers list except:

  • To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less.
  • While up to five percent of the lawyers in a state are named to Super Lawyers, no more than 2.5 percent are named to Rising Stars.

All attorneys first go through the Super Lawyers selection process. Those who are not selected to the Super Lawyers list, but meet either one of the Rising Stars eligibility requirements, then go through the Rising Stars selection process.

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