Super LawyersThree Cordell & Cordell family law attorneys were recently named Rising Stars in the family law practice area by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service of outstanding lawyers.

Erica Gittings and Laura Stack were named Wisconsin Rising Stars while Will Halaz made the Missouri list.

Ms. Gittings, a Regional Partner in the firm’s Madison office, was named to the list for the fourth straight year. She was also previously named one of the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys’ Top 10 Under 40 for Wisconsin.

Ms. Stack, a Litigation Manager in the firm’s Milwaukee office, received the award for the first time.

Mr. Halaz, a lead litigator in the firm’s Saint Louis office, earned the distinction for the fourth consecutive year.

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