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Plunkett Cooney attorneys named to 2022 Michigan Super Lawyers list


Ten attorneys from Plunkett Cooney, one of the Midwest’s oldest and most accomplished law firms, have been named to the 2022 list of Super Lawyers by Michigan Super Lawyers magazine.

Receiving special recognition by the magazine with inclusion among the state’s top 50 female lawyers this year are D. Jennifer Andreou, Audrey J. Forbush and Mary Massaron. Andreou joins the top 50 list of attorneys for the eighth time in 13 years. She practices in the area of medical malpractice defense. Forbush, who focuses her practice in municipal law, has been named a top 50 lawyer for the first time, and Massaron, who is one of the firm's appellate attorneys, has been selected once again to the top women lawyers list for the sixteenth consecutive year.

Below is a list of Plunkett Cooney partners who received the 2022 Michigan Super Lawyer designation:

Plunkett Cooney’s Bloomfield Hills office members:

  • Abe Barlaskar – Personal Injury General: Defense
  • Douglas C. Bernstein – Bankruptcy: Business
  • Charles W. Browning – Insurance Coverage
  • Mark S. Kopson – Health Care
  • Mary Massaron – Appellate
  • Scott H. Sirich – Construction Litigation

Plunkett Cooney’s Detroit office members:

  • Jennifer Andreou – Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense
  • Laurel F. McGiffert – Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense
  • Matthew J. Stanczyk – Personal Injury – Products: Defense

Plunkett Cooney’s Flint office members:

  • Audrey J. Forbush – State/Local/Municipal

Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase review process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. Those named to the annual list represent only the top five percent of the state’s licensed practitioners.

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 140 attorneys in Michigan, Ohio, Illinois and Indiana.

Plunkett Cooney has achieved the highest rating (AV) awarded by Martindale-Hubbell, a leading, international directory of law firms, and was named a National “Best Law Firm” in 11 practice areas as determined by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® in 2022.

For more information about Plunkett Cooney’s 2022 “Michigan Super Lawyers,” contact the firm’s Director of Marketing & Business Development John Cornwell at (248) 901-4008;

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