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Stagg and Wabnik Selected as 2015 Super Lawyers, and Lacoff Named Rising Star

Garden City, NY (December 18, 2015) - Thomas Stagg, managing partner, and Debra Wabnik, partner, of Stagg Wabnik Law Group have been named New York Metro Super Lawyers for 2015. Super Lawyers are selected once a year from a diverse list of top attorneys, of which only five percent receive this prestigious honor.

Both Mr. Stagg and Ms. Wabnik have received Super Lawyer ratings prior to 2015. This is the fourth consecutive Super Lawyer rating for Tom and the third consecutive rating for Debra. Tom and Debra are honored time and time again because they possess the experience and expertise that truly make a difference for clients, and these qualities are part of what makes Stagg Wabnik Law Group one of the highest-rated firms in the New York metropolitan area. Mr. Stagg and Ms. Wabnik have also both received AV Peer Review Ratings from Martindale-Hubbell®, along with several other top honors.

Joining Mr. Stagg and Ms. Wabnik this awards season is Stagg Wabnik Law Group associate Brian Lacoff who has been selected for the New York Metro Rising Stars list. The Rising Stars list recognizes attorneys 40 years old or younger, or in practice for 10 years or less. "Stagg Wabnik Law Group continues to evolve with the ever-changing landscape of law and technology," notes Debra Wabnik. "The fact that our associate has been selected as a Rising Star speaks to the enormous potential of our firm."

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 multi-phased selection process includes a statewide survey, an independent research evaluation, and peer evaluations. The 2015 New York Metro Super Lawyers and New York Metro Rising Stars lists were published in a supplement to The New York Times, as well as the stand-alone New York Super Lawyers Magazine.

A full-service law firm serving Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, municipalities, financial institutions, and individuals, Stagg Wabnik Law Group practices in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Practice areas include commercial and general liability litigation, labor and employment, appeals, creditors' rights, banking, and consumer credit litigation, securities law, municipal law and real estate. The firm has achieved the highest peer review rating by LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell®, which rates legal ability and ethical standards; certain partners have earned "AV" Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings and have been included in New York Magazine's annual list of Top Rated Lawyers.

Please contact Thomas Stagg at (516) 812-4501 or, or visit for further information.

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