West Michigan attorneys earn Chambers USA ranking

Trent Taylor Courtesy Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone

Attorneys in West Michigan garnered international recognition.

London-based Chambers and Partners revealed its rankings of the top attorneys in its 2020 Chamber USA Guide. The West Michigan attorneys represented law firms Barnes & Thornburg LLP; Honigman; Clark Hill PLC; Rhoades McKee; Miller Johnson; Bodman PLC; Dickinson Wright PLLC; Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone; Varnum LLP; and Warner Norcross + Judd LLP.

The attorneys were assessed by their technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence and commitment, among other things.

There was a total of 19,025 attorneys in the U.S. ranking, an increase from last year’s 17,934. There were 1,825 newly ranked lawyers.

The practice areas that were included for Michigan were banking and finance, bankruptcy/restructuring, corporate/mergers and acquisitions, employee benefits and executive compensation, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation and real estate.

The West Michigan attorneys include:

Banking and finance

Michael Campbell – Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Trent Taylor – Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone

Corporate/mergers and acquisitions

Tracy T. Larsen – Honigman LLP

Stephen C. Waterbury – Warner Norcross + Judd LLP

Dustin J. Daniels – Miller Johnson

Erik R. Daly – Miller Johnson

Peter G. Roth – Varnum LLP

Employee benefits and executive compensation

James C. Bruinsma – Miller Johnson

Mary V. Bauman – Miller Johnson

Anthony J. Kolenic Jr. – Warner Norcross + Judd LLP

Frank Berrodin – Miller Johnson

Jeffrey A. DeVree – Varnum LLP

Mary Jo Larson – Warner Norcross + Judd LLP

Justin W. Stemple – Warner Norcross + Judd LLP

Lisa B. Zimmer – Warner Norcross + Judd LLP


Paul McCarthy – Rhoades McKee

Douglas A. Dozeman – Warner Norcross + Judd LLP

Intellectual property

Jonathan P. O’Brien – Honigman LLP

John Nishi – Dickinson Wright

Douglas A. Dozeman – Warner Norcross + Judd LLP

Labor and employment

Keith J. Brodie – Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Larry Murphy – Varnum LLP

Robert W. Sikkel – Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Amy J. Zdravecky – Barnes & Thornburg LLP

David E. Khorey – Varnum LLP

David M. Buday – Miller Johnson

Donald P. Lawless – Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Real estate law

Nyam D. Deems – Varnum LLP

John G. Cameron – Dickinson Wright

Melissa Collar – Warner Norcross + Judd LLP

Nyal D. Deems – Varnum LLP

Melissa N. Collar – Warner Norcross + Judd LLP

Timothy Stoepker – Dickinson Wright

Leslee Lewis – Dickinson Wright

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