All of Feldesman Tucker’s Family Law Partners named as Super Lawyers

Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP is honored to announce that Feldesman Tucker’s Family Law Group’s seven partners were all named Super Lawyers by Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers magazine for 2014. Marna Tucker, Jonathan Dana, Mary Pence, Sarah Zimmerman, Richard Gray, Marina Barannik, and Katherine O’Rourke were all recognized.  In addition, Jennifer Davison was named as a Rising Star in Family Law.  Only five percent of lawyers in DC are selected for Super Lawyers’ prestigious list in their field.

Jonathan Dana: During his nearly 30 years of practice, Jonathan has successfully resolved his clients’ Family Law matters through negotiation mediation, litigation, and the Collaborative process. Known for his ability to solve complex cases and his personal approach, Jonathan is consistently recognized as one of Washington, D.C. area’s “Top Attorneys” and as one of the “Top Divorce Lawyers” in DC by Washingtonian Magazine.  Jonathan has appeared in Super Lawyers magazine each year since 2008.

Mary Pence: Through Collaborative Law, negotiation and mediation, Mary Pence helps clients experience “good” divorces rather than destructive, adversarial ones. Practicing for 29 years, Mary has repeatedly been recognized as one of the top Family Law attorneys in the D.C. metropolitan area, including being recognized in the “Top 50 Women” by Super Lawyers each year since 2007.

Sarah Zimmerman: Through her empathetic approach and problem-solving skills, Sarah attempts to minimize the financial and emotional damage of divorce and assist her clients in reaching fair and long-lasting results to allow them to move forward with their lives. Sarah has been recognized by Washingtonian Magazine as a “Top Lawyer” and as one of the 88 “Top Divorce Lawyers” in DC as well as by Bethesda Magazine and Best Lawyers. This is Sarah’s fourth consecutive recognition by Super Lawyers.

Marina Barannik: Marina believes that family lawyers have a profound responsibility to preserve rather than destroy family relationships.  To that end, Marina seeks to understand the priorities, fears and needs of both sides in order to achieve positive results for her clients. Marina particularly excels in dealing with the complexities of divorce among the international community. Recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers last year, Marina is now honored as a Super Lawyer in Family Law.

Richard Gray: A seasoned family lawyer with a wide range of legal and financial expertise, Richard directs his clients’ attention to the future, helping families start anew and rebuild their lives. With experience both in and outside of the courtroom, he ensures his clients are well educated throughout the divorce process.  This is Richard’s sixth Super Lawyer listing since 2006 along with his recognition by both the Washington Post and Northern Virginia magazine as a top family law attorney.

Katherine O’Rourke: Katherine is known for the strength and compassion she brings to her cases. She couples this by moving quickly to act decisively on behalf of her clients’ best interests.  Katherine continues to help clients to see the proverbial “light at the end of the tunnel” so they can move forward in their lives. This is Katherine’s well-deserved debut on the Super Lawyer list.

Marna Tucker: Marna Tucker has practiced family law for over 40 years, and is respected nationwide. Known as the diva of divorce, Marna has been repeatedly recognized as one of the “Top Divorce Lawyers” in Washington, D.C.  Among other honors, The Legal Times honored Marna Tucker as one of the 30 “Visionaries” among “Washington’s Greatest Lawyers” and the DC Bar named her to the prestigious list of “Legends in Law”. Marna has been recognized by Super Lawyers’ lists of “Top 100 Super Lawyers” and “Top 50 Women” since 2007.

Jennifer Davison: Jennifer helps clients throughout the divorce process to ensure they feel secure and empowered in making decisions about their futures.  Jennifer emphasizes a reasonable, efficient approach to settlement.  This is Jennifer’s first recognition as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers – a prestigious honor for which no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in Washington, D.C. are selected.