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Plunkett Cooney attorney among Indiana ‘Super Lawyers’

March 7, 2017

Indiana Super Lawyers magazine recently named Stephen J. Peters from Plunkett Cooney, Steve Peters Plunkett Cooney Indianapolis Attorneyone of the Midwest’s oldest and largest law firms, to its 2017 list of “Super Lawyers.”

Since 2009, Peters has received the Indiana Super Lawyer designation in the areas of appellate law, commercial litigation, construction law and insurance law.

Selection as a Super Lawyer involves a patented-selection process involving three basic steps: creation of the candidate pool; evaluation of candidates by the research department; and peer evaluation by practice area. Those named to the annual list represent only five percent of the state’s licensed practitioners.

Peters serves as the Managing Partner of the firm’s Indianapolis office. He focuses his practice in the areas of civil litigation and appellate law. His litigation practice includes claims involving insurance coverage, employment liability, professional liability and business disputes. His extensive appellate practice includes serving as primary or amicus curiae counsel in over 100 appeals.

In addition to his selection as a Super Lawyer, Peters is a Fellow of the prestigious Litigation Counsel of America, a trial lawyer honorary society comprised of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. He has also been listed among the “Best Lawyers in America” since 2013.

Peters is a member of numerous professional organizations and has the distinction of having served as chair of both the Litigation and Appellate practices sections of the Indianapolis Bar Association. He is also a member of the Indiana Appellate Institute, Indianapolis Bar Foundation, Lawyers Club of Indianapolis, DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar and the American Bar Association.

Peters received his law degree from Indiana University School of Law in Bloomington, Indiana and his undergraduate degree, cum laude, from Amherst College.

Established in May 2008, Plunkett Cooney’s Indiana office is located in the heart of downtown Indianapolis. The office provides a number of services, including but not limited to, appellate law, insurance coverage, auto dealer law, business tax planning, tax law, title insurance, commercial litigation, general civil litigation, professional liability, labor and employment law, banking, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights law.

Since 1913, Plunkett Cooney has been a leading provider of transactional and litigation services to clients in the private and public sectors. The firm employs approximately 150 attorneys in nine Michigan cities; Chicago, Illinois; Columbus, Ohio and Indianapolis, Indiana. Plunkett Cooney has achieved the highest rating (AV) awarded by Martindale-Hubbell, an international directory of law firms, and it was named by American Lawyer Media as a “ go-to” law firm in 2016. The firm has also received several awards naming it among the top workplaces in the legal industry.

For more information about Stephen J. Peters’ selection as a 2017 Indiana “Super Lawyer,” contact Plunkett Cooney’s Director of Marketing & Business Development, John Cornwell, at (248) 901-4008; jcornwell@plunkettcooney.com

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