Four Dischell Bartle Dooley partners have been named Pennsylvania 2020 Super Lawyers and two partners have been named 2020 Pennsylvania Rising Stars.
Partners Frank Bartle, Mark Dischell, Jack Dooley and Bob Iannozzi, Jr. were selected for the Super Lawyers list.
George Saba, of counsel to the firm, was also named a Super Lawyer. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in Pennsylvania are named to the Super Lawyers list.
Partners Liz Billies and Inna Materese were selected as Rising Stars. The Rising Stars list recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in Pennsylvania. To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a lawyer must be 40 years old or younger, or in practice for 10 years or less.
“This honor is a testament to the team of attorneys that we have at Dischell Bartle Dooley,” said Bartle, the firm’s managing partner. “I am proud that Mark, Jack, Bob, Liz, Inna and George have been recognized for their excellent work. They all understand that results matter to our clients and are constantly working to achieve the best outcome for them.”
Frank Bartle, Dischell Bartle Dooley managing partner, is a Super Lawyer for the 12th year in a row. For more than 35 years, he has counseled corporations, individuals, non-profit organizations, municipalities and school districts on real estate, zoning, land development, business, labor, litigation and personal injury matters. He is recognized as an expert by peers and often is a consultant to other attorneys.
Mark Dischell, a firm partner, is a Super Lawyer for the 17th year in a row. Recognized as a leader in family law, Dischell is a litigator with more than 35 years’ experience in divorce, support, child custody, property distribution and grandparents’ rights. Dischell is known for the long-standing relationships he maintains with the clients and families he assists. He has been named to “Best Lawyers in America” by his peers for 25 years in a row and chaired the Pennsylvania chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the Family Law section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.
Jack Dooley, a firm partner, has represented municipalities, businesses, and school districts for the past 30 years. During that time, Jack has provided counsel on strategic issues as well as the day-to-day operational issues that his clients face including transactional, employment, contract negotiations, contract litigation, construction, and regulatory compliance matters. Jack has also done extensive work in estate planning and administration providing to his clients assurance that their wishes will be fulfilled and that their estates will pass on through generations. This is the sixth time he has been named a Super Lawyer.
Bob Iannozzi, Jr., a firm partner, is a Super Lawyer for the second time. His practice is focused on real estate, land use, zoning, municipal law, property assessments, general litigation and wills and estates. Prior to first being named a Super Lawyer in 2019, he was perennially named a Rising Star since 2008. An effective communicator, he has strong persuasion and legal-writing skills with an adept ability for preparing organized, well-reasoned legal documentation. His superior case handling is the result of strong organizational and time management skills and a careful attention to detail.
Liz Billies, a firm partner, was named a Rising Star for the 6th year in a row. Billies handles all areas of family law, including preparing pre- and post-nuptial agreements, obtaining no-fault and fault divorces and litigating and settling equitable distribution, custody and support matters. Clients value her collaborative and cost-effective approach to legal representation.
Inna Materese, a firm partner, is a Rising Star for the third time. Materese’s focus is helping her clients achieve their individual goals through a collaborative, resourceful, pragmatic and compassionate approach. She handles all areas of family law, including high-asset divorce, complex custody issues, protection from abuse and support matters.
George Saba, of counsel, is a Super Lawyer for the 16th time. His practice is focused on personal injury, complex litigation, construction, professional liability and insurance coverage. Saba is certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy in both trial and pretrial advocacy. He has handled complex, multi-million dollar claims in various jurisdictions across the United States, including serious personal injury claims.
Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, 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 process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area.