ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The 2019 editions of Virginia Super Lawyers and Washington DC Super Lawyers have honored attorneys Robert E. Scully, Jr. and Jeffery P. Langer, Ph.D., of the Alexandria, Va., office of Stites & Harbison, PLLC. Scully has been recognized 14 consecutive years on the Super Lawyers list for Business Litigation. Dr. Langer is recognized for the first time this year on the Rising Stars list.
Super Lawyers is a Thomson Reuters rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous process, including a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. Only 5% of the lawyers in each state or region are named to the Super Lawyers list and no more than 2.5% are named to the Rising Stars list. Super Lawyers identifies “Rising Stars” as those attorneys, 40 years old or younger, or those having made exceptional contributions in a particular practice area for 10 years or less.
Scully is a Member (Partner) of Stites & Harbison. Working within the Business Litigation, Construction and Torts & Insurance Practice Service Groups, his practice focuses on business tort, corporate governance, trusts and estates, construction, and Intellectual Property Litigation. Scully has 40 years of trial experience before federal and state courts of Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.
Dr. Langer is also a Member (Partner) of Stites & Harbison. His practice is concentrated on intellectual property and tech-focused legal matters. He works on contentious and transactional matters spanning the U.S., Europe, and Asia including managing teams of domestic and foreign attorneys to deliver strategic and practical solutions for clients. Dr. Langer is a frequent lecturer and advisor on legal and business matters in the People’s Republic of China including litigation and contentious matters, business practices, intellectual property protection, sourcing, and supply chain integrity.