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Date: November 7, 2018
GSB Newsroom

Seattle, WA, November 7, 2018 - Garvey Schubert Barer (GSB) is pleased to announce that seven of its attorneys have been recognized as Rising Stars and Super Lawyers on Super Lawyers' Washington Women's Edition 2018 List. This year, Akane Suzuki was featured among Super Lawyers’ Top 50 women lawyers in Washington. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in each state are selected for inclusion on the Super Lawyers list, while no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in each state are selected for the Rising Stars list. The Washington lawyers who receive the highest point totals during this selection process are further recognized in Washington Super Lawyers Top Lists.

This year's recognized attorneys in Super Lawyers' Washington Women's Edition are listed below:

Super Lawyers

  • Claire Hawkins | Intellectual Property
  • Akane Suzuki | Estate & Probate (Top 50 Listing)

Rising Stars

  • Teresa R. Byers | Estate & Probate
  • Michelle DeLappe | Tax
  • Margaret Duncan | Business Litigation
  • Stacy W. Marchesano | Real Estate
  • Victoria M. Slade | Employment Litigation

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. This selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. For more information about Super Lawyers, visit

About GSB

Since its founding in 1966, GSB has provided results-oriented legal counsel to help clients – from established market leaders, to newly launched enterprises and governmental bodies – solve problems, create new opportunities and mitigate risk. The firm takes a holistic approach to managing clients’ needs, with attorneys who possess deep industry experience and a thorough understanding of current and emerging issues. GSB has offices in Seattle, Portland, Washington, D.C., New York, and Beijing. More information is available on the web at

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