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Clark Hill Attorneys Named 2020 “Leaders in their Field” by Chambers USA

June 19, 2020

DETROIT, MI – Chambers USA has named 11 Clark Hill attorneys “Leaders in their Field” in the 2020 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Chambers, a world-renowned organization, identifies and ranks the most outstanding law firms and lawyers based on peer and client reviews. Law firms and individual lawyers are ranked in bands from 1-6, with 1 being the best. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client. Congratulations to the following attorneys:

Daniel J. Bretz – Bretz is ranked in Band 1 for Labor & Employment (Michigan). He is Co-Chair of Clark Hill’s Labor & Employment Law Practice Group and represents major private employers in all aspects of labor and employment law. 

Edward C. Hammond – Hammond is ranked in Band 3 for Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (Michigan). His practice primarily involves employee benefits and executive compensation. It includes drafting, implementing, analyzing and terminating defined benefit pension plans and defined contribution, profit sharing and 401(k) plans, as well as Section 403(b) plans (tax-sheltered annuities).

P. Michael Jung – Jung is ranked in Band 2 for Litigation: Appellate (Texas). He has over 35 years of experience in appellate and law-intensive trial court litigation in state and federal courts. 

David L. Lansky – Lansky is ranked in Band 1 for Real Estate (Arizona). For more than 30 years, Lansky has represented buyers, sellers, investors, and lenders in a wide variety of complex commercial transactions, and his clients count on his decades of experience, his vast network of relationships, proven business judgment, and uncompromising efforts to help them achieve extraordinary results.

Patrick J. Larkin – Larkin is ranked in Band 4 for Environment (Texas). His practices exclusively in environmental law, including regulatory compliance, litigation, administrative law, and environmental counseling in business transactions. 

Daniel H. Minkus – Minkus is ranked in Band 2 for Corporate/M&A (Michigan). He concentrates in the areas of business and real estate, advising and counseling clients with respect to a wide range of matters.

Mark F. Nowak – Nowak is ranked in Band 2 for Construction (Pennsylvania). He is a civil trial lawyer with a concentration in construction litigation. 

Michael P. Nowlan – Nowlan is ranked in Band 3 for Immigration (Nationwide) as well as Immigration: Business (Global). He represents Fortune 100 and 500 companies, scientists and engineers, religious institutions, business executives and entrepreneurs, computer and business personnel, and other professionals and their families as they plan for U.S. entry. 

Kirk F. Sniff – Sniff is ranked in Band 4 for Environment (Texas). His practice involves all areas of environmental law, with particular emphasis on environmental and toxic tort litigation. 

Robert M. Vercruysse – Vercruysse is ranked in Band 1 for Labor & Employment (Michigan). He is nationally recognized as a leading counselor, negotiator, and litigator in all facets of employment, labor, civil rights, and ERISA litigation.

Anne-Marie V. Welch – Welch is recognized as an up-and-coming practitioner in Labor & Employment (Michigan). She defends employers in state and federal lawsuits and administrative proceedings against wrongful discharge, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and related statutory and tort claims.  

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