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Sixty-Three Clark Hill Attorneys Named to Michigan Super Lawyers 2014 List

September 2, 2014

MI – Sixty-three Clark Hill attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2014 Michigan Super Lawyers & Rising Stars list. Super Lawyers, published by Law & Politics magazine, is a consumer guide to outstanding attorneys based on a multi-step selection process including a survey and peer review.

Super Lawyers 2014

Birmingham: Joel D. Applebaum (Bankruptcy: Business), Jordan S. Boltun (Business Litigation), Kevin A. Fanning (Business Litigation), John L. Gierak (Employment & Labor), Robert D. Gordon (Bankruptcy: Business), Edward C. Hammond (Employee Benefits), Kaveh Kashef (Business Litigation), Douglas R. Kelly (General Litigation), Lisa B. Kirsch Satawa (Criminal Defense), Thomas J. MacFarlane (Estate & Probate), Paul S. Magy (Real Estate), Daniel H. Minkus (Business/Corporate), Gregory W. Moore (Health Care), Lisa B. Kirsch Satawa (Criminal Defense/Family Law), Thomas F. Sweeney (Estate & Probate), and Linda M. Watson (Business Litigation)

Detroit: Anthony A. Agosta (Business Litigation), William G. Asimakis, Jr. (Business Litigation), Frederick W. Batten (Employment & Labor), Jay M. Berger (Construction Litigation), Thomas P. Brady (Employment & Labor), James E. Brenner (Business Litigation), Daniel J. Bretz (Employment & Labor), Connie M. Cessante (Employment Litigation: Defense), David M. Cessante (Employment & Labor), Paul W. Coughenour (Employment Litigation: Defense), Thomas M. Dixon (Business Litigation), Daniel J. Dulworth (Business Litigation), Maria Fracassa Dwyer (Employment & Labor), Cynthia M. Filipovich (Appellate), Thomas M.J. Hathaway (Employment & Labor), David M. Hayes (Construction Litigation), Kevin S. Hendrick (Construction Litigation), Edward J. Hood (Construction Litigation), Thomas M. Keranen (Construction Litigation), Timothy M. Koltun (Real Estate), Peter B. Kupelian (Business Litigation), Stephen P. Ormond (Business Litigation), Daniel J. Scully (Personal Injury Defense: General), Jeffrey A. Steele (Employment & Labor), Duane L. Tarnacki (Nonprofit Organizations), Reginald M. Turner, Jr. (Employment & Labor) and Timothy D. Wittlinger (Business Litigation)

Grand Rapids: Joseph A. Bonventre (Estate & Probate), David W. Centner (Business Litigation), Barbara A. Ruga (Schools & Education), Stephen D. Turner (Business Litigation) and James L. Wernstrom (Business Litigation)

Lansing: Matthew T. Smith (Construction Litigation)

Rising Stars 2014

Birmingham: Kristi R. Gauthier (Employee Benefits), Jonathan M. Martone (Criminal Defense), Neda M. Ryan (Health Care), Anne-Marie Vercruysse Welch (Employment & Labor)

Detroit: Jennifer K. Green (Business Litigation), Ellen E. Hoepnner (Employment & Labor), Joseph S. Kopietz (Tax), Stephanie I. Marino Anderson (Personal Injury – Products: Defense), Kristen Polanski (Business Litigation), Stuart M. Schwartz (Business Litigation), and Todd J. Skowronski (General Litigation)

Lansing: Paul J. Cervenak (Business/Corporate), Brian P. Lick (Construction Litigation), Aaron O. Matthews (General Litigation), and Michael J. Pattwell (Business Litigation)

Firm Profile 
Clark Hill PLC is an entrepreneurial, full service law firm that provides business legal services, government & public affairs, and personal legal services to our clients throughout the country. With offices in Arizona, Delaware, Illinois, Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C. and West Virginia, Clark Hill has more than 300 attorneys and professionals. For more information on our firm and our services, visit

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