R3 Attorneys Recognized in the 2018 Super Lawyers Magazine

R3 Partners John Ratnaswamy, E. Glenn Rippie, and Jacqueline M. Vidmar have been selected as Illinois Super Lawyers and featured in the 2018 Super Lawyers publication.  No more than 5% of the attorneys in the State are selected as Super Lawyers.  The selection process is determined through peer evaluation and recognition, professional achievement, and independent research. [1]

Their categories of selection are as follows:

  • John Ratnaswamy – Energy & Natural Resources; Business Litigation; Appellate
  • Glenn Rippie – Energy & Natural Resources
  • Jacqueline M. Vidmar - Environmental; Environmental Litigation; Energy & Natural Resources

2018 Illinois Rising Stars

R3 Counsel Maris Jager and R3 Partner Emily N. Masalski were named Rising Stars by Illinois Super Lawyers magazine for 2018.  To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less.  No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in Illinois are named to Rising Stars. 

Their categories of selection are as follows:

  • Maris Jager – Utilities; Energy & Natural Resources
  • Emily N. Masalski – Environmental Litigation; Business Litigation; Business/Corporate

For more information, the digital edition is available here.

[1]The Illinois Supreme Court does not recognize certifications of specialties in the practice of law and no award or recognition is a requirement to practice law in Illinois.


This firm continues to be a powerhouse of the Illinois energy and natural resources Bar, with notable expertise in all areas of electric and natural gas regulation.
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