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Protorae Law is pleased to announce that four attorneys were selected to the 2017 Virginia & Washington DC Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists: Member Antigone G. Peyton, Super Lawyer; Member Rebecca Bricken Segal, Rising Star; Senior Counsel Alison R. Mullins, Rising Star; and Associate Aaron C. Cummings, Rising Star. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Antigone Peyton leads the firm’s Intellectual Property and Technology Law practice. She focuses on IP litigation and portfolio management including growth strategies involving patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights. Her litigation and counseling practices also include unfair competition, DMCA violations, computer fraud, and technology law issues including social media, IoT, cybersecurity, and cloud computing.

Rebecca Segal is a seasoned attorney focuses on business litigation, advising large, mid-tier, and small companies on business disputes by facilitating problem solving both inside and outside the courtroom. Segal Co-Chairs the firm’s Business Litigation practice.

Alison Mullins leads the firm’s Construction Law practice and represents architects, engineers, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and owners in technical industry matters.  She advises clients regarding risk management throughout the entire construction project, from the conceptualization and contract negotiations, through post-substantial completion issues.

Aaron Cummings focuses his practice on litigation matters including breach of contract actions, commercial disputes, business tort cases, and government contracts. He has successfully represented Fortune 100 companies, state governments, hedge funds, emerging technology companies, and nonprofit organizations in high-stakes litigation at the trial and appellate level in state and federal courts.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, 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 annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.