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Super Lawyers at C&W

Cipriani & Werner’s very own, Gerard J. Cipriani, Walter E. Werner III and Mark R Hamilton have been named by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine in a group of the top attorneys in Pennsylvania for 2008. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named by Super Lawyers.

Mr. Cipriani, a 1978 graduate of Duquesne University’s School of Law founded the Pittsburgh-based firm in 1985 and was subsequently joined by Mr. Werner. Since that time Cipriani & Werner P.C. has grown to five offices in the Northeast United States and employs over fifty attorneys. Mr. Hamilton, a 1979 graduate of The University of Pittsburgh School of Law, recently joined the Pittsburgh office with several associates.

The selections for Super Lawyers are made by Law & Politics, a division of Key Professional Media, Inc. of Minneapolis, Minn. Each year, Law & Politics undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by Law & Politics attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check.

Law & Politics publishes Super Lawyers magazines across the country. In addition to the magazines, Law & Politics publishes newspaper inserts and magazine special sections devoted to Super Lawyers. In 2008, Super Lawyers will reach more than 13 million readers.

Super Lawyers can be found online at, where lawyers can be searched by practice area and location.