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Attorneys Allen, Hester join firm’s Transportation Law Practice Group


Plunkett Cooney, one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest law firms, recently added two attorneys, Danny C. Allen and Aleasha Hester, to its Transportation Law Practice Group.

A member of the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office, Allen focuses his practice in the areas of first-party no-fault and third-party motor vehicle negligence. As former house counsel for a major American insurance provider, he has experience handling personal injury protection, uninsured/underinsured motorist premises liability and bodily injury claims.

A member of the State Bar of Michigan since 2007, Allen received his law degree from Wayne State University Law School. He received his master’s degree from Roosevelt University in Chicago in 2000 and his undergraduate degree from Albion College in 1996.

Hester is a member of the firm’s Detroit office who focuses her litigation practice in the areas of motor vehicle liability and no-fault law. Her clients include insurance companies and businesses in first-party, third-party and uninsured and

underinsured no-fault law cases with an emphasis on fraud investigation. This work includes experience with special investigative units in matters involving fraud in the procurement, fraudulent claims, policy rescission and coverage disputes. Hester also has experience handling premises liability, commercial litigation and trust and estate planning matters.

A member of the State Bar of Michigan since 2016, Hester received her law degree from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and her undergraduate degree from Northwood University in 2006.

Plunkett Cooney’s Transportation Law Practice Group includes the talents of more than 20 attorneys across the states of Michigan, Ohio and Indiana. The group’s members provide an array of litigation and risk management services, including expertise in the areas of trucking liability, first- and third-party auto liability, cross-border claims with Canada, fraud investigation services and emergency accident response.

Established in 1913, Plunkett Cooney is a leading provider of business and litigation services to clients in the private and public sectors. The firm employs approximately 150 attorneys in eight Michigan cities, Chicago, Illinois, Columbus, Ohio and Indianapolis, Indiana. Plunkett Cooney has achieved the highest rating (AV) awarded by Martindale-Hubbell, a leading, international directory of law firms. The firm was also recently selected by Crain’s Detroit Business as its inaugural Law Firm of the Year.

For more information about Danny C. Allen and Aleasha Hester joining Plunkett Cooney, contact the firm’s Director of Marketing and Business Development John Cornwell at (248) 901-4008;

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