GARDEN CITY, N.Y., Nov. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas Stagg, managing partner, and Debra Wabnik, partner, of Stagg, Terenzi, Confusione & Wabnik, LLP have been named New York Metro Super Lawyers for 2014. Each year, less than five percent of all attorneys in the state are selected for this prestigious honor.
"This is the third consecutive Super Lawyers rating for Tom and the second consecutive rating for Debra," notes partner Ronald Terenzi. "Their achievements are a testament to our firm's experience and expertise." Earlier this year, Tom received Corporate INTL's Global Award for Commercial Lawyer of the Year in New York and Debra was named one of Long Island Pulse Magazine's 2014 "Top Legal Eagles."
Also rated by Super Lawyers was associate Owen Kloter, who was selected for the Rising Stars list. Rising Stars candidates must be 40 years old or younger, or in practice for 10 years or less. "Owen's recognition as a Rising Star is a tribute to his dedication and work ethic, which help to strengthen us as a firm," said partner Lisa Confusione. "Owen's achievement demonstrates our commitment to maintaining the excellent legal reputation for which STCW is known."
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. The selection process includes a statewide survey, independent research evaluation, and peer evaluations. The 2014 New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists were published in a supplement to The New York Times and the stand-alone New York Super Lawyers Magazine.
A full-service law firm serving Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, municipalities, financial institutions and individuals, STCW practices in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Practice areas include commercial and general liability litigation, appeals, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, foreclosure, banking and consumer credit litigation, labor and employment, securities law, municipal law and real estate. The firm has achieved the highest peer review rating by LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell®, which rates legal ability and ethical standards; certain partners have earned "AV" Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings and have been included in New York Magazine's annual list of Top Rated Lawyers.
SOURCE Stagg, Terenzi, Confusione & Wabnik, LLP