West Michigan attorneys rate among state’s Leaders in the Law

Three West Michigan attorneys are among the most influential in their profession.

Michigan Lawyers Weekly will honor the Leaders in the Law Class of 2018 at its annual luncheon and awards celebration on April 5 at the Detroit Marriott Troy.

More than 20 attorneys across the state, including three from Grand Rapids law firms, will be recognized for their accomplishments, contributions and their impact on improving the Michigan justice system in their respective practices.

The 2018 Leaders in the Law are:

Phyllis G. Adams, Dykema Gossett PLLC, Ann Arbor

Judge Dorene S. Allen, Midland County Probate & Juvenile Court, Midland

Douglas C. Bernstein, Plunkett Cooney, Bloomfield Hills

Ralph A. Castelli Jr., Kemp Klein Law Firm, Troy

Mary Chartier, Chartier & Nyamfukudza PLC, East Lansing

Kimberly A. Clarke, Varnum LLP, Grand Rapids

Christopher J. Dine, Bodman PLC, Detroit

Gregory Drutchas, Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook, Detroit

Judge Kathleen A. Feeney, Kent County Circuit Court Family Division, Grand Rapids

Michael C. Hammer, Dickinson Wright PLLC, Ann Arbor

Fred K. Herrmann, Kerr Russell, Detroit

Diane Hewson, Hewson & Van Hellemont PC, Oak Park

J. Michael Huget, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP, Ann Arbor

Paul A. Keller, Harness Dickey, Troy

Jonathan E. Lauderbach, Warner Norcross + Judd, Midland

Sheryl A. Laughren, Berry Moorman PC, Detroit

Charles M. Lax, Maddin, Hauser, Roth & Heller PC, Southfield

Dani K. Liblang, The Liblang Law Firm PC, Birmingham

Marla A. Linderman, Linderman Law PLLC, Ann Arbor

Deborah A. Lujan, Collins Einhorn Farrell PC, Southfield

E. Thomas McCarthy Jr., Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge, Grand Rapids

Gregory M. Meihn, Foley & Mansfield, Ferndale

John Mucha III, Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler PLC, Bloomfield Hills

John E. Nemazi, Brooks Kushman, Southfield

Arnold E. Reed, Arnold E. Reed & Associates PC, Southfield

Michael D. Russell, Fieger Law, Southfield

Jennifer B. Salvatore, Salvatore Prescott & Porter PLLC, Northville

John F. Schaefer, The Law Firm of John F. Schaefer, Birmingham

Kimberly L. Scott, Miller Canfield, Ann Arbor

R. Jamison Williams Jr., Williams, Williams, Rattner & Plunkett PC, Birmingham

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