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Benchmark Plaintiff honors Wikander as “Local Litigation Star,” Smith Haughey “Recommended”

March 12, 2014

Grand Rapids, Mich., March 12, 2014  Benchmark Plaintiff has named Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge among a selection of  “Recommended” firms for 2013-2014.  In addition to the firm being honored, Smith Haughey attorney and shareholder Matthew L. Wikander was also named a 2013-14 "Local Litigation Star" by Benchmark Plaintiff.


Benchmark Plaintiff focuses exclusively on plaintiff litigation. The rankings and editorials of Benchmark are the result of annual independent research that involves six months of extensive interviews with litigators and their clients. During these interviews, recent casework handled by each firm is examined and sources offer their professional opinions on litigators practicing within their state or national practice areas.


Benchmark’s selections are consistently recommended within their business and legal communities for the quality of their litigation professionals and trial work within their respective jurisdictions.