Parmenter O'Toole's John C. Schrier and Adam G. Zuwerink Selected for 2012 Michigan Super Lawyers List

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Parmenter O’Toole has announced that John C. Schrier and Adam G. Zuwerink have been selected for inclusion in the 2012 Michigan Super Lawyers list.

John C. Schrier will appear in the Super Lawyers list under the practice area of Public Sector Government/Cities/Municipalities. Only five percent of Michigan attorneys are chosen each year.

Super Lawyers select attorneys based on three distinct phases. The first step includes th statewide nomination process where attorneys nominate their peers based on what they’ve personally observed. The Super Lawyers researchers then evaluate candidates based on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Lastly, candidates receive a “blue ribbon” panel review by practice area, and then are grouped accordingly by practice area and firm size.

“I’m honored that attorneys representing municipalities would nominate me,” said Schrier. “I’m fortunate to have been well-trained by Tom Johnson, Mike Knowlton, and the late Tom O’Toole, all former partners at Parmenter O’Toole. I have also had the pleasure of working with a number of very fine municipal employees, officials and attorneys.”

Adam G. Zuwerink will appear in the Super Lawyers Rising Stars list under the practice area of Real Estate. Only 2.5% of Michigan attorneys under age 40 are chosen for the Rising Stars list each year.

Super Lawyers selects Rising Stars based on two distinct phases. The first step includes a statewide nomination process where attorneys nominate their peers based on what they have personally observed. The Super Lawyers researchers then evaluate candidates based on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement.
“I’m fortunate to have been well trained by Parmenter O’Toole partner, George Johnson, and the late Tom O’Toole,” said Zuwerink. “I’m honored that other young attorneys in Michigan would nominate me. It is exciting to work with the outstanding young legal talent that is helping to reshape Michigan.”

John C. Schrier’s practice emphasizes public sector law and employment issues for public and private entities. He is the City Attorney for Muskegon (2002-present, after serving as Assistant City Attorney from 1990-2002), North Muskegon (since 1995), Montague (since 1993), Roosevelt Park (since 1993) and acts as the primary legal counsel for the Village of Shelby and other public sector clients of the firm. John also advises employers on a variety of employment issues relating to discipline and discharge, civil rights, wage and compensation, and other areas.

Adam G. Zuwerink’s practice focuses on real estate and business transactions, with an emphasis on commercial leasing and retirement planning. He represents Craig Realty Group, a national real estate developer headquartered in Newport Beach, Calif., along with many other local, national and international-based businesses. He also advises employers on a variety of employee benefits issues, including retirement plan design and executive compensation.

For over 60 years, Parmenter O’Toole has served clients along the lakeshore, in Muskegon, and nationwide. As one of the largest law firms in Muskegon, the firm’s practice areas range from real estate, business law and estate planning to elder law, litigation and public sector law. Their current office is located in downtown Muskegon at 601 Terrace Street. For more information about Parmenter O’Toole, visit www.parmenterlaw.com or call 231-722-1621.
 

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