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Mark J. Temkin and Charles S. Kramer named as Missouri Superlawyers

Riezman Berger, P.C. is pleased to announce the inclusion of two of its attorneys on Missouri Super Lawyers List for 2008. Mark J. Temkin and Charles S. Kramer were named among the top recipients. Mark is listed in the category of Business/Corporate. Charles is listed in the category of Business Litigation.

For over 30 years, Mark J. Temkin has dedicated his practice to the area of Business Law, with an emphasis on Mergers & Acquisitions, Business Structures and Governance, Real Estate Transactions, Tax and Estate Planning. Mark’s practice is primarily transactional and includes representation of the nation's largest floor covering cooperative in connection with all manner of agreements and activities including credit programs, franchise systems, licensing agreements, and cooperative tax issues; providing advice to clients related to matters dealing with taxes, the Internal Revenue Service and the Internal Revenue Code; negotiating, documenting and strategic counseling in connection with all aspects of the development and redevelopment of real estate projects; and designing and implementing estate plans for high net worth individuals.

A top trial lawyer and business advisor, Charles S. Kramer’s practice covers all aspects of business representation, including business trial work and litigation, general business counseling, and transactional work and negotiation. Charles has successfully tried cases of all magnitudes, and is known for obtaining successful results for both plaintiffs and defendants. His trial work includes construction, contract, employment, copyright, trademark, trade secret, securities, unfair competition, right of privacy and publicity, constitutional law, business tort, antitrust and sports law cases. He has pioneered new theories for the benefit of clients, including claims for “negligent endorsement” of companies, products or services, and new applications of unfair competition law. His persuasive abilities were showcased in Resnik v Blue Cross, a case in which his plaintiff’s verdict was upheld by the Appeals Court but described as the outermost boundaries by which a case may be proven solely by circumstantial evidence.

Law & Politics, the publisher of Superlawyers, undertakes a rigorous vetting process to ensure that selected candidates meet the requirements to be considered a Superlawyer. Each year Law & Politics conducts a survey in which lawyers throughout the state of Missouri are asked to nominate the best attorneys based on each surveyed lawyer’s personal experience. At the conclusion of the nomination process, candidates are evaluated by the research department of Law & Politics, and are later reviewed by a panel of candidates. Inclusion in Superlawyers is independent of any advertising or other payments.

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