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Protorae Law is pleased to announce six attorneys across three practice areas were selected to the 2019 Virginia and Washington DC Super Lawyers and Rising Stars listing: Super Lawyers Brian Chandler, James Kinsel, and Antigone G. Peyton; and Rising Stars Scott Dinner, Bret Marfut, and Rebecca Bricken Segal. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in each state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Super Lawyers

Brian Chandler leads the firm’s Employment Law practice and is chair of the firm’s Transactional Law practices. Brian focuses his practice on employment matters, resolving business disputes, breach of contract actions, and corporate control matters. He has represented business before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry.

James Kinsel co-chairs the firm’s Business Litigation practice defending and presecuting hundred of business disputes involving breach of contract, trade secret misappropriation and other business tort claims in federal courts, as well as Virginia and Maryland state courts.

Antigone Peyton leads the firm’s Intellectual Property and Technology Law practice. She focuses on complex privacy and cybersecurity issues, and data management projects for billion dollar corporations, in addition to IP portfolio management and growth strategies which include patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights.

Rising Stars

Scott Dinner is member of the firm’s Business LitigationAntitrust and Unfair Business Practices teams. Scott focuses on litigation involving business disputes such as breach of contract, tortious interference, business conspiracy, trade secret misappropriation, breach of fiduciary duty, and other unfair business practices. He also assists clients in navigating federal and state antitrust laws.

Bret Marfut is an associate in the firm’s  Business Litigation.  An experienced litigator, Bret represents sophisticated business clients through discovery, motions practice, settlement negotiations, and trial.

Rebecca Bricken Segal co-chairs the firm’s Business Litigation practice.  She is a seasoned trial attorney who focuses on business litigation, advising large, mid-tier, and small companies on business disputes by facilitating problem solving both inside and outside the courtroom.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, 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 annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.