Duly Noted

Smith Haughey hires new attorneys

The law firm of Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge has hired two new attorneys in its Grand Rapids office.

Megan M.Hard practices in the areas of health law and medical malpractice defense.  She holds a bachelor’s degree, with honors, in political theory and constitutional democracy from the James Madison College of Public Affairs at Michigan State University and a Juris Doctor, summa cum laude, from Michigan State University College of Law.

Megan E. Smith practices in the areas of commercial litigation, insurance defense litigation, medical malpractice defense, legal malpractice defense, product liability defense, family law, and alternative dispute resolution.  She holds a bachelor’s degree with honors in social science from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from Michigan State University College of Law.

Says Smith Haughey attorney and CEO William J. Hondorp,  “We’re seeing growth in all of our offices around the state and adding attorneys in all markets and practice areas to help us better meet the diverse needs of our clients.”

Elisa Lintemuth joins Dykema

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announces that Elisa J. Lintemuth has joined the firm as an Associate in the Litigation Department. Her practice focuses on general litigation, with an emphasis on pharmaceutical and medical device litigation, employment litigation, and commercial litigation.

During law school, Ms. Lintemuth was Senior Managing Editor of the Michigan State Law Review and a teaching assistant for Secured Transactions and for Research, Writing and Advocacy.

A resident of Grand Rapids, Lintemuth received a B.A., summa cum laude, from Denison University and a J.D., summa cum laude, from Michigan State University College of Law.