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 Dickinson Wright Grand Rapids attorneys named Super Lawyers, Rising Stars

Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that eight of the firm’s attorneys in Grand Rapids have been named 2014 Michigan Super Lawyers. Two Dickinson Wright attorneys have been named 2014 Michigan Super Lawyers “Rising Stars,”

Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Rising Stars are the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state – 40 years old or younger, or who have practiced law for 10 years or less. Only 5% of lawyers in the state are named Super Lawyers, while only 2.5% are named Rising Stars.
The Grand Rapids office of Dickinson Wright has the following Super Lawyers recognized:

John G. Cameron, Jr., Real Estate;

Geoffrey A. Fields, Business Litigation;

Brian Fleetham, Health Care;

Daniel F. Gosch, Bankruptcy: Business;

Leslee M. Lewis, Real Estate;

Scott G. Smith, State/Local/


Timothy A. Stoepker, Land Use/Zoning; and

Richard A. Wendt, Government Finance.
Christina K. McDonald, Business Litigation, and John T. Schuring, Business/Corporate, were named Rising Stars.

Eight Varnum lawyers receive ‘Lawyer of the Year’ recognition

Eight Varnum attorneys have been recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective areas of practice in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.
According to Best Lawyers®: “Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the ‘Lawyer of the Year’...

“[They] are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the exhaustive peer-review assessments we conduct with thousands of leading lawyers each year. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity.”

Varnum attorneys include:
David E. Khorey, Employment Law – Management;
Harvey Koning, Financial Services Regulation Law;
Jeffrey A. DeVree, Litigation and Controversy – Tax;
Jon M. Bylsma, Litigation – Banking and Finance;
Kaplin S. Jones, Tax Law;
Matthew D. Zimmerman, Municipal Law;
Randall W. Kraker, Litigation – Real Estate; and
Timothy J. Lundgren, Water Law.