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Plunkett Cooney adds attorney to insurance practice group

Bloomfield Hills

BLOOMFIELD HILLS,Mich. – April 7, 2008 – Plunkett Cooney continued the expansion of its national insurance law practice with the addition of former summer associate, Lauren B. McMillen.

McMillen, a member of the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office, practices primarily in area of insurance law. She represents insurance companies in complex insurance coverage matters, and her coverage practice includes handling environmental contamination, construction defect and product liability claims. She also has experience working in the areas of corporate law and commercial liability.

A graduate of Michigan State University College of Law in 2007, McMillen is a member of the American and Federal bar associations, the State Bar of Michigan and the Defense Research Institute. She received her undergraduate degree from Michigan State University, James Madison College, in 2004.

Plunkett Cooney’s Insurance Law Practice Group is unique in its depth and breadth of experience. The group is comprised of attorneys who specialize in defined aspects of insurance coverage law, and who have achieved national reputations for themselves in those areas. A.M Best Company, recognized worldwide as the benchmark for assessing insurers' financial strength, has designated several members of the practice group among its “recommended insurance attorneys” for 2008. Additionally, many of these attorneys have been awarded the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) or other insurance industry designations and are frequent lecturers on insurance law-related topics. 

Established in 1913, Plunkett Cooney is one of the Midwest’s largest full-service law firms with more than 150 attorneys in nine Michigan cities and in Columbus, Ohio. The firm has achieved the highest rating (AV) awarded by Martindale-Hubbell, a leading, international directory of law firms.

For more information about the addition of Lauren B. McMillen to Plunkett Cooney’s Insurance Law Practice Group, contact the firm’s Practice Development Manager, John E. Cornwell at (248) 901-4008.