CHICAGO – LAWFUEL – The Law Firm Newswire – McGuireWoods LLP announces that Marta A. Stein, a partner in the firm’s Chicago office, was inducted into the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA) at its Spring Conference and Induction of Fellows in New York in June.
The Litigation Counsel of America is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Fellowship in the LCA is highly selective and by invitation only. Fellows are selected based upon effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation. The LCA is aggressively diverse in its composition. Established as a trial and appellate lawyer honorary society reflecting the American bar in the twenty-first century, the LCA represents the best in law among its membership.
Stein is national co-chair of McGuireWoods’ Banking Litigation Group, and a member of the Business and Securities Litigation Group. She concentrates her practice in the commercial litigation and corporate counseling arenas, acting as lead counsel for cases pending in federal and the law and chancery divisions of state courts across the country. She has also successfully mediated and arbitrated numerous matters under court-ordered and private ADR processes. Her extensive litigation experience has enhanced her transactional practice where she acts as outside general counsel to clients, working closely with corporate executives in the prevention and reduction of litigation.
In addition to being a Fellow of the American Academy of Trial Counsel, Stein was voted an “Illinois Super Lawyer” (top 5 percent of attorneys) in 2006 and 2007 in the area of business litigation by Law & Politics magazine. She also was named as part of the Leading Lawyers Network for Business Litigation for 2006 and 2007. Stein is rated AV, the highest ranking, by Martindale-Hubbell.
McGuireWoods LLP is a full-service law firm with approximately 750 lawyers in 15 offices in the United States, Europe and Central Asia providing legal counsel to clients around the world. The firm’s Chicago office is located at 77 West Wacker Drive. For more information, visit www.mcguirewoods.com.