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Husch Blackwell Attorneys Attain 2022 Super Lawyers® Southwest and Pennsylvania Rising Star Designations

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Three Husch Blackwell attorneys have been named to the Southwest and Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® Rising Stars lists for 2022.

Kaitlyn Blanchard, senior counsel, and Sean Quinn, senior associate, have been named to the Southwest Rising Stars list for 2022. Both are based in Husch Blackwell’s Phoenix office. Blanchard, a member of the firm’s Financial Services & Capital Markets group, focuses on domestic and international estate and asset protection planning for high-net-worth individuals. Quinn is a member of the firm’s Healthcare industry group and concentrates his practice on healthcare regulatory and compliance issues.

Magda Patitsas has been named to the 2022 Pennsylvania Rising Stars list. She joined Husch Blackwell’s Link virtual office in 2021 as a member of the firm’s Technology, Manufacturing and Transportation industry group and regularly defends manufacturers of medical devices and other consumer products against claims of negligence and strict liability.

Covering more than 70 practice areas, Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers/Rising Stars is a directory of lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. No more than two-and-a-half percent of attorneys in a state are named Rising Stars. The lawyers who make this list must be under 40 years old or have less than 10 years of legal experience. The annual Rising Stars selection process includes a statewide survey of lawyers and independent research of candidates.


Kaitlyn A. Blanchard

Senior Counsel

Sean J. Quinn


Magda Patitsas