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Aug 2014
August 18, 2014

97 Warner Norcross Attorneys Rated Best Lawyers in America

Ninety-seven Warner Norcross & Judd LLP attorneys have been rated as The Best Lawyers in America® 2015.

Attorneys representing more than 40 different practice areas were selected for the peer-review award, which denotes legal excellence in specific practice areas.  Attorneys in each of the eight Warner Norcross offices in Michigan were included in the list.

Four attorneys are new to the Warner Norcross list this year:  Michael Brady, Homayune Ghaussi, Jim Romzek and David Skidmore. Pam Enslen and Jay Yelton are also new to the Warner Norcross list, but have been rated Best Lawyers at previous employment engagements. John Bursch returns to the list this year after rejoining Warner Norcross following  time spent as solicitor general of Michigan.

Warner Norcross attorneys featured on the Best Lawyers list are:
  • Loren M. Andrulis
  • Edward J. Bardelli
  • Jeffrey S. Battershall
  • Andrea J. Bernard
  • Jeffrey O. Birkhold
  • Richard L. Bouma
  • Michael G. Brady
  • Jeffrey W. Bracken
  • Kurt M. Brauer
  • James H. Breay
  • Charles E. Burpee
  • John J. Bursch
  • John V. Byl
  • Melissa N. Collar
  • Catherine S. Collins
  • Sue O. Conway
  • Sean H. Cook
  • J. A. Cragwall, Jr.
  • Troy M. Cumings
  • William P. Dani
  • Cameron S. DeLong
  • Daniel K. DeWitt
  • Dennis J. Donohue
  • Kevin G. Dougherty
  • Douglas A. Dozeman
  • Robert A. Dubault
  • Carl W. Dufendach
  • Candace C. Dugan
  • Pamela C. Enslen
  • Daniel P. Ettinger
  • Homayune A. Ghaussi
  • Matthew L. Goska
  • Stephen B. Grow
  • Andrew D. Hakken
  • William W. Hall
  • Shane B. Hansen
  • Mark K. Harder
  • Timothy Hillegonds
  • William K. Holmes
  • Timothy L. Horner
  • Scott D. Hubbard
  • William R. Jansen
  • Richard A. Kay
  • Jay A. Kennedy
  • Janet P. Knaus
  • Steven C. Kohl
  • Jonathan P. Kok
  • Anthony J. Kolenic, Jr.
  • Stephen R. Kretschman
  • Norbert F. Kugele
  • Mary Jo Larson
  • Gordon R. Lewis
  • Heidi A. Lyon
  • Hugh H. Makens
  • Thomas J. Manganello
  • John R. Marquis
  • Rodney D. Martin
  • Charles E. McCallum
  • F. William McKee
  • John H. McKendry Jr.
  • Molly E. McManus
  • Craig N. Meurlin
  • Christian E. Meyer
  • Susan Gell Meyers
  • James Moskal
  • Jeffrey A. Ott
  • Linda Paullin-Hebden
  • Mark B. Periard
  • Jeffrey B. Power
  • Louis C. Rabaut
  • James J. Rabaut
  • Janet L. Ramsey
  • Jennifer L. Remondino
  • Richard A. Roane
  • Michael L. Robinson
  • Alan T. Rogalski
  • James E. Romzek
  • Vernon P. Saper
  • Gregory E. Schmidt
  • Ernest M. Sharpe
  • Todd W. Simpson
  • David L.J.M. Skidmore
  • Robert H. Skilton III
  • Eugene E. Smary
  • Jerome M. Smith
  • James J. Steffel
  • Justin W. Stemple
  • Gordon J. Toering
  • W. Michael Van Haren
  • Douglas E. Wagner
  • Mark J. Wassink
  • Stephen C. Waterbury
  • George L. Whitfield
  • Deborah J. Williamson
  • B. Jay Yelton III
  • Bruce C. Young
  • Lisa B. Zimmer

Additionally, nine of these attorneys were also named 2015 Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers:
  • Rich Bouma was named 2015 Grand Rapids Health Care Law Lawyer of the Year
  • Melissa Collar was named 2015 Grand Rapids Real Estate Lawyer of the Year
  • Cam DeLong was named 2015 Grand Rapids International Trade & Finance Law Lawyer of the Year
  • Doug Dozeman was named 2015 Grand Rapids Litigation-Patent Lawyer of the Year
  • Carl Dufendach was named 2015 Grand Rapids Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year   
  • Pam Enslen was named 2015 Kalamazoo Employment Law-Management Lawyer of the Year
  • Stephen Grow was named 2015 Grand Rapids Litigation-Bankruptcy Lawyer of the year
  • Steve Kohl was named 2015 Detroit Environmental Law Lawyer of the Year
  • Gordon Lewis was named 2015 Grand Rapids Securities/Capital Markets Lawyer of the Year
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About Warner Norcross

Warner Norcross & Judd LLP is a corporate law firm with 230 attorneys practicing in eight offices throughout Michigan:  Grand Rapids, Holland, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Macomb County, Midland, Muskegon and Southfield.  By providing discerning and proactive legal advice, Warner Norcross forges a better partnership with its clients. 

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