Washington DC Super Lawyer Magazine has named Passman & Kaplan Founding Principals Edward H. Passman and Joseph V. Kaplan among its list of "Super Lawyers" in the field of Employment and Labor Law for 2009. According to the magazine, candidates for selection are evaluated by a panel of peers in their primary area of practice. Candidates are evaluated on 12 factors of peer recognition and professional achievement. "I am honored to be recognized by my peers," Mr. Passman said. Mr. Kaplan, who had previously been named as a Super Lawyer in 2008, stated that "being named two years in a row was the highest praise."