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Aug 2013
August 15, 2013

Eight Warner Norcross Attorneys Designated 2014 Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers®

Eight attorneys from the law firm of Warner Norcross & Judd LLP have been designated The Best Lawyers in America® 2014 Lawyers of the Year.

Those recognized as Lawyers of the Year have received particularly high ratings in Best Lawyers’ surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism and integrity.  Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community can be honored as the Lawyer of the Year.

Attorneys receiving this designation are:
  • Richard J. Aaron, who was selected for his work in energy law in Lansing
  • Jeffrey W. Bracken, who was selected for his work in environmental litigation in Lansing
  • James. H. Breay, who was selected for his work in financial services regulation in Grand Rapids
  • Melissa N. Collar, who was selected for her work in construction law in Grand Rapids
  • J.A. Cragwall, Jr., who was selected for his work in securities litigation in Grand Rapids
  • Mary Jo Larson, who was selected for her work in employee benefits in Detroit
  • Hugh H. Makens, who is on the list for his third consecutive year for his work in securities regulation in Grand Rapids
  • Molly E. McManus, who was selected for her work in banking and financing litigation in Grand Rapids
  • Robert H. Skilton, who was selected for his work in bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law in Grand Rapids

Ninety-five Warner Norcross attorneys were rated as Best Lawyers for 2014.  Attorneys representing more than 40 different practice areas in each of the firm’s seven offices were included in the list.
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