Nine BatesCarey Attorneys Selected as 2020 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars


BatesCarey is proud to announce that nine of its attorneys have been selected to the 2020 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. This is the firm’s second award announcement of 2020, as 11 attorneys were named to the 2020 Illinois Leading and Emerging Lawyers list earlier this month.

The 2020 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars honorees include:

Super Lawyers
Robert J. Bates, Jr.
David F. Cutter
Adam H. Fleischer
Mark G. Sheridan

Rising Stars
David J. Buishas
Jonathan A. Cipriani
I. Jordan Lowe
Nicholas R. Novak
Justin K. Seigler

Super Lawyers selects attorneys through a process of independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. The list recognizes those who have attained a high degree of recognition and professional achievement and is limited to fewer than five percent of attorneys in Illinois.

The Rising Stars list, which recognizes top lawyers practicing for 10 years or less, also honors professional accomplishments and includes no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in Illinois. Learn more about these lists at

BatesCarey and its attorneys are consistently recognized as leaders by the industry’s most prestigious ranking entities, including Chambers, Best Lawyers, Best Law Firms, Super Lawyers, Leading Lawyers, Who’s Who Legal, Expert Guides and others. Since 2004, the firm has earned the highest honor for insurance coverage in Illinois by Chambers USA, which is widely considered the legal industry’s most respected rankings systems.