Super Lawyers 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 selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
The Rising Stars list includes lawyers who must be either 40 years old or younger or in a practice for 10 years or less. While up to 5 percent of the lawyers in a state are named to Super Lawyers, no more than 2.5 percent are named to Rising Stars.
2023 Illinois Super Lawyers
Jeralyn H. Baran is a Partner in HMB’s Business & Finance Group and leads the firm’s Employment practice. She helps clients resolve employment issues and implement best practices to better focus their business and achieve their personal goals.
Richard M. Horwood is the Founding Partner of HMB and a member of the firm’s Private Client, Trusts & Estates Group. He focuses his practice on business, financial and tax planning matters.
Jeffrey A. Zaluda is a Partner in HMB’s Private Client, Trusts and Estates Group. He focuses his practice on estate planning and administration, fiduciary counsel and litigation, business planning, asset protection planning, and philanthropic planning and deployment of capital for social impact.
2023 Illinois Super Lawyers – Rising Stars
Marla M. Izbicky is an Associate in HMB's Business & Finance and Technology groups. She concentrates her practice on transactions and general corporate matters and is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP).
Scott M. Kaplan is an Associate in HMB’s Litigation group. He focuses his practice on commercial litigation matters and real estate disputes.