Womble Carlyle attorney David Hamilton has been named to the 2016 list of Maryland Super Lawyers in the category of Business Litigation. In addition, attorney Heather Pruger has been honored as a Maryland Rising Star.

Maryland Super Lawyers is a listing of the top five percent of lawyers in the state who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The multi-step process involved soliciting nominations from attorneys across the state (lawyers were not allowed to vote for themselves), followed by a thorough case-by-case review of each nominee. Maryland Rising Stars recognizes outstanding attorneys who are 40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. No more than 2.5% of Maryland lawyers are named to this list.

David Hamilton is the Managing Partner of Womble Carlyle’s Baltimore office. Hamilton has experience in antitrust, class action, trade secrets, RICO, mergers and acquisitions, shareholder and partnerships disputes, franchise and other business competition claims. He has handled numerous cases involving multiple parties in large complex matters and has litigated cases in state and federal courts throughout the United States.

Heather Pruger handles a broad range of corporate/business and commercial transactions, as well as employment law matters. Her clients range from middle market companies and owner-managed businesses to international companies and include technology companies, government contractors, and professional services companies. Pruger practices in Womble Carlyle’s Baltimore office.