23 Young Conaway Attorneys Named Delaware Super Lawyers, 4 Named Rising Stars

May 13, 2016Press Release


Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP is pleased to announce that 23 of the firm’s attorneys were identified for inclusion in this year’s Delaware Super Lawyers list.  Six of Young Conaway's twenty-three attorneys are celebrating 10 years or more of being listed in Super Lawyers and 4 attorneys are listed as Rising Stars. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. The Young Conaway attorneys named include: 

Ryan M. Bartley - Bankruptcy and a Rising Star 

Rolin P. Bissell - Business/Corporate 

William W. Bowser - Employment & Labor 

Robert S. Brady* - Bankruptcy 

Margaret M. DiBianca - Employment & Labor and a Rising Star

Richard A. DiLiberto, Jr. - Personal Injury Plaintiff: General 

Anthony G. Flynn- Nonprofit Organizations 

Anne Shea Gaza- Intellectual Property Litigation 

Edwin J. Harron - Bankruptcy 

Patrick A. Jackson - Bankruptcy and a Rising Star 

William D. Johnston - Business Litigation 

Timothy E. Lengkeek - Personal Injury Plaintiff: General

David C. McBride* – Mergers & Acquisitions 

Pauline K. Morgan* - Bankruptcy

Michael R. Nestor - Bankruptcy

James L. Patton, Jr.* - Bankruptcy

Robert F. Poppiti, Jr. - Bankruptcy and a Rising Star

Bruce Silverstein* - Business Litigation 

Joel A. Waite - Bankruptcy 

Neilli M. Walsh - Personal Injury Plaintiff: General 

Barry M. Willoughby* - Employment & Labor 

Natalie Wolf - Personal Injury Plaintiff: General 

Richard A. Zappa - Personal Injury Plaintiff: Medical Malpractice 

*Celebrating 10 years or more as a Delaware Super Lawyer 

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. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. 

The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country. Super Lawyers Magazines also feature editorial profiles of attorneys who embody excellence in the practice of law. For more information about Super Lawyers, visit 

The Rising Star list is developed using the same research techniques as Super Lawyers. However, the candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. Only 2.5 percent of attorneys within a state are nominated as Rising Stars.