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Mika Meyers attorneys named Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers

Mika Meyers PLC is pleased to announce that two of its attorneys were named Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers in America. Douglas A. Donnell was named by Best Lawyers as Grand Rapids’ 2016 Environmental Litigation Lawyer of the Year, and Claude L. Vander Ploeg as Grand Rapids’ 2016 Oil and Gas Law Lawyer of the Year.

In all, 24 Mika Meyers’ attorneys are included in Best Lawyers, with specialties in many areas of the law, including Donnell and Vander Ploeg. Those lawyers are: Elizabeth K. Bransdorfer, Scott S. Brinkmeyer, James R. Brown, John M. DeVries, Scott E. Dwyer, David R. Fernstrum, Larry J. Gardner, Fredric N. Goldberg, Michael C. Haines, William A. Horn, Neil P. Jansen, Neil L. Kimball, Daniel J. Kozera, Daniel R. Kubiak, Ross A. Leisman, Jennifer A. Puplava, James F. Scales, John T. Sperla, Timothy J. Tornga, Mark A. Van Allsburg, James K. White and Nathaniel R. Wolf.


Smith Haughey attorneys listed among Best Lawyers in America 2016

Twenty-one attorneys from Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge were selected for  The Best Lawyers in America 2016 (Copyright 2015 Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC).

Those from the Grand Rapids office include: Charles F. Behler, Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Litigation-Construction; Carol D. Carlson, Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants; A. Joseph Engel III, Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants; Patrick F. Geary, Commercial Litigation; William W. Jack, Jr., Legal Malpractice Law-Defendants, Mediation, Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants; Brian J. Kilbane, Medical Malpractice Law -Defendants; John M. Kruis, Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants; E. Thomas McCarthy, Jr., Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice Law-Defendants,  Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs; Craig S. Neckers, Commercial Litigation; Paul M. Oleniczak, Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants; John C. O’Loughlin, Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants; John R. Oostema, Legal Malpractice Law-Defendants; Nicholas A. Reister, Business Organizations; and L.R. Roegge, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice Law-Defendants, Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants.

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely re-garded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his/her peers. All included lawyers must first be nominated by peers, then voted for by a certain number of listed lawyers who take part in the survey.