Duly Noted . . .

 Nineteen Smith Haughey attorneys among Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge is pleased to announce the inclusion of nineteen Grand Rapids attorneys in the 2014 Michigan Super Lawyers and Michigan Rising Stars listings.

Associates Michael D. Shelton and Megan M. VerMerris are newly on the Rising Stars list.
The following ten Smith Haughey attorneys from Grand Rapids are listed as 2014 Michigan Super Lawyers. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

•Charles F. Behler  — Business Litigation

•Thomas F. Blackwell             — Business Litigation

•Patrick F. Geary — Insurance Coverage

•William W. Jack, Jr. — Alternative Dispute Resolution

•E. Thomas McCarthy, Jr. — Personal Injury Plaintiff: General

•Craig S. Neckers  — Business Litigation

•John C. O’Loughlin  — Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice

•John R. Oostema  — Professional Liability Defense

•L. Roland Roegge  —  Business Litigation
•Jonathan J. Siebers — Mergers & Acquisitions

The following attorneys from Smith Haughey Grand Rapids have been included in the 2014 Michigan Rising Stars list. Only 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

•William H. Franks —   Business/Corporate

•Michele M. Giordano — Family Law

•Kristen E. Guinn — Civil Defense Litigation

•Stephanie C. Hoffer — Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice

•Nicholas A. Reister  —  Estate Planning & Probate

•Michael D. Shelton —  Estate Planning & Probate

•D. Adam Tountas — Business Litigation

•Megan M. VerMerris – Health Care

•Matthew L. Wikander — Personal Injury Plaintiff: General

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of lawyers from over 70 practice areas. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.

The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country. Super Lawyers Magazines also feature editorial profiles of attorneys who embody excellence in the practice of law. For more, visit SuperLawyers.com.


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