Our Awards

Peer recognition is a truly distinguishing achievement for any lawyer, and the members of Burke Wise Morrissey Kaveny have been chosen by their professional colleagues for some of the most prestigious honors open to lawyers in Illinois. Among other accomplishments:

  • Kevin Burke, David Wise, Frank Morrissey and Elizabeth Kaveny have all been named to the peer-selected Illinois Leading Lawyers, an honor accorded to only five percent of the state’s lawyers in any given practice area.
  • All four lawyers have also been designated Illinois Super Lawyers, a designation similarly peer selected and limited to no more than the top five percent of lawyers in specific practices.
  • David Wise, Elizabeth Kaveny and Frank Morrissey earlier in their careers, and Brian Monico more recently, were included by Law Bulletin Publishing Company in 40 Illinois Attorneys Under 40 to Watch for noteworthy career achievements.
  • Elizabeth Kaveny and Kevin Burke have both been named one of the state’s Top 10 practitioners in their fields by Illinois Leading Lawyers.