Amy Markim, a labor an employment attorney for Hartford-based firm Hinkley Allen, was one of nine attorneys from the firm to be named a "rising star" in field of law.
According to her profile, Markim "practices in the areas of litigation and labor and employment law, representing companies of all sizes in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies."
"Amy's labor and employment practice includes the defense of employers against claims of discrimination and wrongful termination, as well as the counseling and training of employers and supervisors with respect to anti-discrimination best practices," her profile stated.
Super Lawyers, an annual publication, identities lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only 5 percent of lawyers in each state were named 2013 Super Lawyers, according to a press release from the firm.
Rising Stars are chosen by their peers as being among the top up-and-coming lawyers and must be 40 years old or younger, or in practice 10 years or less. Only 2.5 percent of lawyers in each state were named 2013 Rising Stars.
The following Hinckley Allen attorneys from Connecticut who were named 2013 Super Lawyers:
William W. Bouton, III
William H. Champlin, III
Timothy T. Corey
William S. Fish, Jr.
Daniel L. Gottfried
Michael T. McCormack
The following attorneys were named 2013 Rising Stars:
Amy E. Markim
Peter J. Martin
— The above information was submitted to Durham-Middlefield Patch.