New York Super Lawyers, a Thomsen Reuters publication, has named eleven Freehill partners as New York “Super Lawyers” for 2017 in the Transportation and Maritime Fields: Michael Fernandez, Peter Gutowski, Bill Juska, Eric Lenck, Wayne Meehan, Mark Muller, Don Murnane, Jim Ross, Mike Unger, Gina Venezia and John Walsh. In addition, partner Eric Matheson has been named a “Rising Star” in the field. The selection methodology includes a statewide nomination process, followed by third party independent research across 12 key categories and then a peer evaluation process. The resulting list of Super Lawyers represents the top 5% of the attorneys in New York metropolitan area. The list of recognized attorneys will be published in the New York Metro Super Lawyers Magazine, distributed in October 2017, and in The New York Times on October 1, 2017.