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15 Kerr Russell attorneys recognized as 2018 Super Lawyers

September 7, 2018

Congratulations to the following attorneys who have been designated "Super Lawyers" by Thomson Reuters:

  • Jason Bank, bankruptcy (business) - since 2008 
  • William Blasses, bankruptcy (business) - since 2013 - also named to "Rising Stars" list
  • James Cambridge, business/corporate law - since 2006
  • Michael Carroll, construction - 2009-10, 2013-now
  • James Case, construction - since 2006
  • Katherine Cser, employment and labor - since 2014 - also named to "Rising Stars" list
  • Mark Cunningham, surety - since 2007
  • Daniel Ferris, business litigation - since 2016 - also named to "Rising Stars" list
  • Fred Herrmann, business litigation - since 2009
  • Mark Knoth, business litigation, since 2017
  • Eric Lark, business/corporate law - 2008-2016, 2018
  • Stephen McGraw, personal injury malpractice: defense - since 2006
  • Daniel Schulte, health care - since 2009
  • Joanne Geha Swanson, civil litigation defense - since 2006
  • Anna Valk, real estate - since 2016 - also named to "Rising Stars" list

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Super Lawyers Magazine features the list and profiles of selected attorneys and is distributed to attorneys in the state or region and the ABA-accredited law school libraries. Super Lawyers is also published as a special section in leading city and regional magazines across the country. Lawyers are selected to a Super Lawyers list in all 50 states and Washington, D.C.

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Whereas many lawyers merely interpret the law, our attorneys help to make it. We have been involved in some of the most significant legal developments in state business and health care law, and our trial lawyers have been involved in many notable commercial cases in Michigan and other jurisdictions.

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