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Plunkett Cooney attorneys among Michigan ‘Super Lawyers’

Michigan Super Lawyers

Michigan Super Lawyers magazine recently named 24 attorneys fromPlunkett Cooney Michigan Super Lawyers Plunkett Cooney, one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest law firms, to its 2015 list of “Super Lawyers.”

Super Lawyers features a patented selection process involving three 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.

Two Plunkett Cooney partners received special recognition by the magazine. For the ninth consecutive year, Mary Massaron, Plunkett Cooney’s Appellate Law Practice Group Leader, was included among the state’s top 100 attorneys and the top 50 women lawyers. D. Jennifer Andreou, the firm’s Medical Liability Practice Group Leader, was also listed among the state’s top 50 women lawyers.

Below is a list of Plunkett Cooney’s partners who have received the 2015 Michigan Super Lawyer designation:

Plunkett Cooney’s Bloomfield Hills office members:

  • Michael P. Ashcraft, Jr. – Professional Liability: Defense
  • Douglas C. Bernstein – Bankruptcy
  • Charles W. Browning – Insurance Coverage (10th year on Super Lawyers list)
  • Henry B. Cooney – Civil Litigation Defense (10th year on Super Lawyers list)
  • Lawrence R. Donaldson – Alternative Dispute Resolution (10th year on Super Lawyers list)
  • Jeffrey C. Gerish – Appellate
  • Robert G. Kamenec – Appellate (10th year on Super Lawyers list)
  • Mark S. Kopson – Health Care
  • Mary Massaron – Appellate (10th year on Super Lawyers list)
  • Stanley C. Moore, III – Employment & Labor (10th year on Super Lawyers list)
  • Kenneth C. Newa – Insurance Coverage
  • Anthony J. Rusciano – Business Litigation
  • Scott H. Sirich – Construction Litigation
  • Thomas P. Vincent  – Professional Liability: Defense
  • Michael D. Weaver – Employment Litigation Defense

Plunkett Cooney’s Detroit office members:

  • D. Jennifer Andreou - Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice
  • James R. Geroux – Workers’ Compensation
  • Stanley A. Prokop – Insurance Coverage
  • Mary Catherine Rentz – Insurance Coverage (10th year on Super Lawyers list)
  • Matthew J. Stanczyk – Personal Injury Defense: Products

Plunkett Cooney’s East Lansing office member:

  • David K. Otis – Government 

Plunkett Cooney’s Flint office members:

  • Audrey J. Forbush – Government

Plunkett Cooney’s Kalamazoo office member:

  • Michael S. Bogren – Civil Rights

Plunkett Cooney’s Petoskey office members:

  • Jerome A. Galante – Personal Injury Defense: Products (10th year on Super Lawyers list)

Established in 1913, Plunkett Cooney employs over 150 attorneys in its offices which are located in nine Michigan cities; Columbus, Ohio and Indianapolis, Indiana. The firm has achieved the highest rating (AV) awarded by Martindale-Hubbell, a leading international directory of law firms, and is listed among the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” in 2016. Plunkett Cooney has also received several awards naming the firm as a top place to work within the legal industry.

For more information about Plunkett Cooney’s 2015 Michigan Super Lawyers,” contact the firm’s Director of Marketing & Business Development John Cornwell at (248) 901-4008;

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