Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP congratulates three attorneys from our DC Metro office who have been named to the 2016 Super Lawyers rankings in Northern Virginia/Washington DC.

  • James Coleman and Theresa Connolly were selected as Super Lawyers in labor and employment law.
  • Jena Cottreau was selected as a Rising Star in labor and employment law.

Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country. For more information about Super Lawyers, visit


About Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP:

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP offers a wider lens on workplace law. We have counseled employers exclusively since 1946. With offices in 16 states, we are one of the largest labor and employment law practices in the U.S. Constangy holds a national Tier 1 ranking from the U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers Best Law Firms survey, and has been called a “go to” law firm by Corporate Counsel and Fortune magazine. Many of our more than 160 attorneys have been recognized by leading authorities such as Chambers & Partners, Best Lawyers in America and Martindale Hubbell. Find out more about us online at or follow us on Twitter @ConstangyLaw.

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