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June 26, 2013

Virginia Super Lawyers honors Stites & Harbison attorneys

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Attorneys Robert E. Scully, Jr., and Michael K. Kim of Stites & Harbison’s Alexandria, Va., office, were honored in the 2013 Virginia Super Lawyers magazine. This is Scully’s eighth consecutive year of recognition on the Super Lawyers list for Business Litigation. This is Michael Kim’s first time 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 multi-phased process that includes 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. Rising Stars are selected based on the same criteria as Super Lawyers with the exception of peer evaluation by practice area. Rising Stars must be 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less to be considered. Stites & Harbison has a total of 63 attorneys listed in Super Lawyers and 10 listed in Rising Stars.

Robert E. Scully, Jr., is a Member of Stites & Harbison. Working within the Business Litigation Service Group, his practice focuses on complex business tort, construction, real property, and intellectual property litigation. Scully has more than 30 years of trial experience before federal and state courts of Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.

Michael K. Kim is an attorney with the firm and a member of the Business Litigation Service Group. His practice encompasses a wide range of complex business and commercial litigation matters, including contract disputes, business torts, corporate governance and control matters, shareholder disputes and derivative actions, fiduciary duty litigation, trade secrets litigation, class actions, and intellectual property litigation. Recently Michael Kim was selected by Lawyers of Color Magazine as one of 100 early- to mid-career minority attorneys under 40 from the Mid-Atlantic Region to its inaugural Hot List. He is admitted to practice in Virginia and Kentucky.

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