CHICAGO – January 2017– Patterson Law Firm, a commercial litigation law firm, is pleased to announce that attorney Alexander I. Passo has been selected as an Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2017.
Alexander I. Passo is a commercial litigation attorney who represents clients on a variety of matters with a concentration on internal business disputes, emergency business litigation, breaches of contract, fraud and professional negligence. Mr. Passo has obtained several multi-million dollar settlements in several shareholder disputes which he has handled. Recently, Mr. Passo defeated all claims brought by a cigarette distributor and obtained a six-figure judgment entered on the behalf of his client for a copyright violation.
Mr. Passo received a Bachelor of Arts from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, where he majored in history and law and society. He received his law degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he graduated in the top 5% of his class. Mr. Passo served as editor-in-chief of a law journal and argued in a national moot court competition. He joined Patterson Law Firm in July 2013 and is licensed in Illinois and Indiana.
Super Lawyers is a preeminent rating service of outstanding lawyers covering more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. All peer-nominated candidates undergo the Super Lawyers selection process. This selection process includes independent research, peer nominations, peer evaluations and professional achievements. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. The objective is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel. Rising Star nominees must be under 40 years of age or in practice for less than 10 years. No more than the top 2.5% of lawyers in each state are named to the annual Rising Stars list.