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Troutman Sanders Attorneys Named 'Rising Stars' in New York


NEW YORK – Troutman Sanders LLP is pleased to announce that five of its lawyers have been selected for inclusion in the 2012 edition of Law & Politics’ New York Super Lawyers as Rising Stars.


For inclusion and distinction as a “Rising Star,” attorneys are selected by the most recent group of “Super Lawyers” – representing just 5 percent of attorneys in New York – and independent research by Law & Politics. The Super Lawyers are asked to vote for leading attorneys who are either 40 or under, or who have been practicing 10 years or fewer. They are also instructed to vote for lawyers they have personally observed in action (opposing counsel, co-counsel or other first-hand courtroom observation).


Only 2.5 percent of New York attorneys are named Rising Stars, and combined, they represent more than 60 practice areas.


Troutman Sanders’ 2012 New York Rising Stars are:


Primary Practice Area(s)


Matthew J. Aaronson
Business Litigation


Christina H. Bost Seaton
Business Litigation


Amie N. Broder 


John J. Leonti


Jie Xiu
Mergers & Acquisitions


About Law & Politics:

Law & Politics is a division of Key Professional Media, Inc.  As a polling and research entity, it has been publishing legal magazines and conducting Super Lawyers balloting since 1990.


About Troutman Sanders:
Troutman Sanders LLP is an international law firm with more than 600 lawyers and offices located throughout North America and in Asia. Founded in 1897, the firm’s lawyers provide counsel and advice in practically every aspect of civil and commercial law related to the firm’s core practice areas: Business Law, Energy and Industry Regulation, Finance, Litigation and Real Estate. Firm clients range from multinational corporations to individual entrepreneurs, federal and state agencies to foreign governments, and non-profit organizations to businesses representing virtually every sector and industry. See for more information.