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Jun 2008
June 23, 2008

Warner Norcross Recognized as Leading Michigan Law Firm by Chambers USA

For the sixth consecutive year, Warner Norcross & Judd LLP has been recognized as one of the leading law firms in Michigan by Chambers USA.

Warner Norcross was again ranked as one of Michigan’s leading law firms in the areas of banking and finance, corporate, mergers and acquisitions, employee benefits and executive compensation, labor and employment law and commercial litigation. Additionally, 10 partners in the Firm were recognized individually for their work in litigation, banking, corporate, employee benefits and bankruptcy law.

The 10 partners are:

  • James H. Breay, chair of the Firm's Commercial Finance Practice Group, who was recognized for his knowledge of banking regulatory matters.
  • Robert J. Chovanec, who was acknowledged for his experience in labor and employment law.
  • Douglas A. Dozeman, who was recognized for his intellectual property litigation expertise.
  • Mary Jo Larson, who was recognized for her experience in employee benefits and executive compensation.
  • Anthony J. Kolenic, Jr., chair of the Firm's Employee Benefits Practice Group, who was acknowledged for his work in employee benefits and executive compensation.
  • Hugh H. Makens, chair of the Firm's Broker-Dealer/Investment Advisers Practice Group, who was acknowledged for work in the areas of corporate law and mergers-acquisitions.
  • Charles E. McCallum, who was recognized for his international experience in corporate law and mergers-acquisitions.
  • John H. McKendry, Jr., who was acknowledged for his work in employee benefits law and his expertise with pension plans.
  • Robert H. Skilton, who was acknowledged for his work in the area of bankruptcy law.
  • George B. Whitfield III, who was recognized for his work in employee benefits and executive compensation.

Chambers USA is published annually by London-based Chambers and Partners and highlights top firms and attorneys in each state.

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About Warner Norcross & Judd

Warner Norcross & Judd LLP is one of the leading law firms in Michigan. With more than 200 attorneys in Grand Rapids, Southfield, Sterling Heights, Lansing, Holland and Muskegon, Warner Norcross is a full-service provider of legal services. Nearly half of our partners are listed in the 2008 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Warner Norcross was also named the best corporate law firm in West Michigan by Corporate Board Member magazine for the third year in a row. Warner Norcross has been recognized as a national leader in client service among law firms by BTI Consulting, as one of the nation's leading employment law firms by Workforce Management, as one of the 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For in both West Michigan and Metro Detroit and as one of the Best Michigan Businesses by Corp! Magazine. The Firm represents local, statewide, regional, national and international clients in all areas of business and civil law.

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