Robinson Donovan, P.C., a full-service law firm trusted by generations to represent individual and business clients throughout Massachusetts and New England, today announced that three attorneys have been selected to the Super Lawyers 2015 Massachusetts Top 50 Women Attorneys list.
Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, 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. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.
Each year, Super Lawyers recognizes the top lawyers in Massachusetts. These attorneys are selected via peer nomination, independent research and peer evaluation.
Carla W. Newton, a resident of South Hadley, was selected to the 2015 Massachusetts Top 50 Women Super Lawyers list in the field of family law. Attorney Newton practices divorce and family law, corporate and business counseling, commercial real estate and litigation. Attorney Newton was proud to be honored with her colleagues and said, “I am pleased to have been selected and I am especially proud of Pat as this is her 10th year being selected to the Super Lawyers list and Nancy for being selected to the Super Lawyers list for over 10 years.” She is a graduate of Lesley College (Bachelor of Arts, 1972), Suffolk University, (Juris Doctor, 1980) and Boston University (Master of Laws, 1990).
Nancy Frankel Pelletier, a resident of East Longmeadow, was selected to the 2015 Massachusetts Top 50 Women Super Lawyers list in the field of civil litigation (defense). Attorney Pelletier exclusively practices litigation and is a graduate of Boston College (Bachelor of Arts, 1981) and George Washington University (Juris Doctor, 1984). “It is quite an honor for the firm to have all of the women partners selected to this prestigious list. In addition, Robinson Donovan is the only firm in Massachusetts to have three attorneys receive this honor,” Attorney Pelletier said.
Patricia M. Rapinchuk, a resident of Northampton, was selected to the 2015 Massachusetts Top 50 Women Super Lawyers list in the field of employee litigation (defense). Attorney Rapinchuk practices employment law and litigation. She is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College (Bachelor of Arts, 1979) and the University of Connecticut (Juris Doctor, 1989).