Southwest Super Lawyers Recognizes 16 Steptoe Attorneys

(April 10, 2017, Phoenix, AZ) — Sixteen Steptoe attorneys have been selected to the 2017 Southwest Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list. The annual list selects only five percent of the total lawyers in the region based on peer review and the publication’s independent research.

The following Steptoe attorneys were named to the 2017 Southwest Super Lawyers list:

  • Floyd Bienstock – Insurance
  • Paul Charlton – Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Bruce Converse – Insurance
  • Ben Cooper – Appellate
  • Pat Derdenger – Tax
  • Lawrence Katz – Employment and Labor
  • Jon Neumann – Insurance
  • Timothy Strong – Business Litigation/Insurance
  • Karl Tilleman – Business Litigation/Insurance
  • Steven Wheeless – Employment and Labor

The following Steptoe attorneys were named to the 2017 Southwest Rising Stars list:

  • Kimberly Allen – Aviation and Aerospace/Civil Litigation: Defense
  • Laura Antonuccio – Employment and Labor
  • Erin Bradham – Civil Litigation: Defense
  • Quintin Cushner – Business Litigation/Criminal Defense: White Collar  
  • Aaron Lockwood – Civil Litigation: Defense
  • Tim Overton – Business Litigation 

For more information on Steptoe’s presence in the professional community, see the Honors and Rankings page.

About Steptoe

Steptoe & Johnson LLP is an international law firm widely recognized for vigorous advocacy in complex litigation and arbitration, successful representation of clients before governmental agencies, and creative and practical advice in guiding business transactions. The firm has more than 500 lawyers and other professionals in offices in Beijing, Brussels, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, Palo Alto, Phoenix and Washington.  For more information, visit