FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THIRTEEN OFFIT KURMAN LAWYERS Recognized as 2012 Maryland Super Lawyers Bethesda, MD | December 14, 2011 – Super Lawyers has named thirteen Offit Kurman lawyers to its recent 2012 listing. Joe Bellinger, Sara Donohue, Cheryl Hepfer, Howard Kurman, Ronald Ogens, and Hal Walter were recognized as 2012 Maryland Super Lawyers. Russell Berger, Sandra Brook, Raj Goel and Alex Allman were recognized as 2012 Maryland Rising Stars. 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 is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Super Lawyers magazine features the list and profiles of selected attorneys and is distributed to attorneys in the state or region and the ABA-accredited law school libraries. Super Lawyers is also published as a special section in leading city and regional magazines across the country.