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DBusiness names Plunkett Cooney attorneys among Top Lawyers


DBusiness magazine recently named 20 metro Detroit attorneys from Plunkett Cooney, one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest law firms, to its 2019 list of “Top Lawyers.”

The DBusiness Top Lawyers list was compiled based on a peer-review Plunkett Cooney DBusiness Top Lawyerssurvey open to all metro Detroit lawyers. Each year thousands of votes are cast to honor attorneys for excellence in 48 practice areas. There is no commercial relationship to the listings, and no payment is required to be listed and listings cannot be purchased. The list was published in the October/November edition.

Below is a list of the Plunkett Cooney attorney who received the Top Lawyer honor from DBusiness:

  • D. Jennifer Andreou (Partner, Detroit) – Medical Malpractice Law
  • Michael P. Ashcraft, Jr. (Partner, Bloomfield Hills) – Legal Malpractice Law, Professional Malpractice Law
  • Karen Beach (Associate, Bloomfield Hills) – Appellate Law
  • Douglas C. Bernstein (Partner, Bloomfield Hills) – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights Law, Banking & Financial Service Law
  • Charles W. Browning (Partner, Bloomfield Hills) – Insurance Law
  • Dennis G. Cowan (Partner, Bloomfield Hills) – Land Use & Zoning, Municipal Law
  • Jeffrey C. Gerish (Partner, Bloomfield Hills) – Appellate Law
  • James R. Geroux (Of Counsel, Detroit) – Workers Compensation Law
  • Jeffrey S. Hengeveld (Partner, Bloomfield Hills) – Legal Malpractice Law
  • Marc Jerabek (Partner, Bloomfield Hills) – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights Law
  • Robert G. Kamenec (Partner, Bloomfield Hills) – Appellate Law
  • Mark S. Kopson (Partner, Bloomfield Hills) – Health Care Law
  • David A. Lerner (Partner, Bloomfield Hills) – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights Law
  • Mary Massaron (Partner, Bloomfield Hills) – Appellate Law
  • Saulius K. Mikalonis (Senior Attorney, Bloomfield Hills) – Environmental Law
  • Kenneth C. Newa (Partner, Bloomfield Hills) – Insurance Law
  • Stanley A. Prokop (Of Counsel, Detroit) – Insurance Law
  • Mary Catherine Rentz (Partner, Detroit) – Insurance Law
  • Jeffrey M. Schroder (Senior Attorney, Bloomfield Hills) – Municipal Law
  • Matthew J. Stanczyk (Partner, Detroit) – Product Liability

DBusiness is the region’s only independently-published, general-interest business magazine. It provides timely, local business intelligence and insights to over 150,000 readers, including business owners and decision-makers throughout metro Detroit.

Established in 1913, Plunkett Cooney employs approximately 150 attorneys in eight Michigan cities; Chicago, Illinois; 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 2018. Plunkett Cooney has also received numerous awards naming the firm as a top place to work within the legal industry.

For more information about Plunkett Cooney’s 2019 DBusiness “Top Lawyers,” contact the firm’s Director of Marketing & Business Development John Cornwell at (248) 901-4008;

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