PROVIDENCE, RI– August 15, 2013 – 27 attorneys from Burns & Levinson LLP have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2014 (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

We congratulate Attorneys Victor Bass, Brian D. Bixby, Michael H. Brodowski, Thomas D. Burns, Laura L. Carroll, Cornelius (Con) J. Chapman, Sean O. Coffey, Jerry Cohen, Lisa M. Cukier, Robert Clark Corrente, Jacob (Jesse) N. Erlich, Steven Goodwin, Lawrence G. Green, Evelyn A. Haralampu, Dennis J. Kelly, John A. Kessler, Jr., Howard D. Medwed, Dr. Ronda P. Moore, David P. Rosenblatt, Paul M. Sanford, Mark Schonfeld, Laura R. Studen, George N. Tobia, Jr., Donald E. Vaughan, Josef B. Volman, Ellen J. Zucker and Peter F. Zupcofska.

Mr. Coffey, Partner-in-Charge of the firm’s Providence, RI office, was selected Best Lawyers’ 2014 Providence Environmental Law “Lawyer of the Year.” He was first included in Best Lawyers 21 years ago, and Mr. Corrente was first included 11 years ago, making them both part of a distinguished group listed ten years or longer. Firm Co-founder Thomas D. Burns (27 years) and Managing Partner, David P. Rosenblatt (19 years) are also part of this group. 

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

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About Burns & Levinson LLP Burns & Levinson is a full-service law firm with more than 125 attorneys in Boston, Providence and New York, as well as in the Merrimack Valley/North Shore, Metrowest and South Shore areas of Massachusetts. The firm has grown steadily and strategically throughout the years and has become a premier law firm with regional, national and international clientele. The firm has expertise in corporate law, finance, venture capital, private equity, labor and employment, tax, bankruptcy, lending and leasing, real estate, design & construction, environmental, business litigation, government investigations and white collar crime defense, intellectual property and a large private client group, including estate planning, probate and trust litigation, divorce and other family law issues. In addition, the firm has a wholly owned subsidiary office in Montreal, Quebec, to service its Canadian clients. For more information, visit Burns & Levinson at