(LOS ANGELES) Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP announced today that several of the firm's attorneys were named to the 2018 Southern California Rising Stars list.

Named to the list were attorneys Melissa A. Bakewell, Austin T. Beardsley, Christina L. Costley, Andrew J. Demko, Paul A. Grammatico, Meegan Maczek and Wendi A. Sklaver.

Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a research-driven, peer influenced rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Attorneys are selected from more than 70 practice areas and all firm sizes, assuring a credible and relevant annual list.

The Rising Stars list is part of Super Lawyers and selects outstanding lawyers who are either 40 years old or younger, or have been in practice for 10 years or less, and have attained high degrees of peer recognition and professional achievement. No more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state are named to the Rising Stars list.