Ferguson, Schetelich & Ballew, P.A., is proud to announce that four attorneys at the firm have recently been recognized for excellence in practice by being selected as Super Lawyers or Rising Stars for 2020. Specifically, Craig F. Ballew, Employment and Labor, and Robert L. Ferguson, Jr., Civil Litigation: Defense, made the 2020 list of Maryland Super Lawyers. Furthermore, Jacob L. White, Civil Litigation: Defense, and Daniel S. Baurer, Personal Injury General: Plaintiff, were named to the Maryland Rising Stars list.
Mr. Ballew was previously named a Super Lawyer from 2008 through 2009, and again from 2012 through 2019. Mr. Ferguson has also been named a Super Lawyer on prior occasions, and has actually retained a spot on the list from 2007 through 2019. In addition, Mr. White has previously been selected to the Rising Stars list in 2017, 2018, and 2019.
Each year, Super Lawyers recognizes the top attorneys in each state and practice area. The Rising Stars list is for lawyers either 40 years old or younger or in practice for ten years or less and who exhibit excellence in practice. The annual elections are made using a multiphase process that includes peer nomination, independent research by Super Lawyers, and evaluations from a highly credentialed panel of attorneys. No more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected.