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Smith Haughey Attorneys Listed Among "Best Lawyers in America," Four Named "Attorney of the Year"

August 15, 2019

Twenty-three attorneys from Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge were recently selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020.

Below is the full listing of those recognized on this year’s list and their area(s) of practice. In addition, four Smith Haughey attorneys have been named “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers for 2020 (practice area(s) noted below): Charles F. Behler, William J. Jack, Jr., E. Thomas McCarthy, Jr. and John (Jack) R. Oostema.

 

Ann Arbor

  • Edward R. Stein
    Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
    Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Grand Rapids

  • Charles F. Behler
    Commercial Litigation
    Construction Law
    Litigation – Construction – Lawyer of the Year
  • William W. Jack, Jr.
    Arbitration
    Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
    Mediation – Lawyer of the Year
    Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
    Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Thomas McCarthy, Jr.
    Bet-the-Company Litigation – Lawyer of the Year
    Commercial Litigation
    Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
    Mediation
    Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
    Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Craig S. Neckers
    Commercial Litigation
    Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
    Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • John R. Oostema
    Insurance Law – Lawyer of the Year
    Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
    Litigation – Insurance – Lawyer of the Year
  • Mary R. Pigorsh
    Collaborative Law: Family Law
    Family Law
    Family Law Mediation
  • L.R. "Bud" Roegge
    Bet-the-Company Litigation
    Commercial Litigation
    Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
    Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
    Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Holland

  • John R. Marquis
    Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
    Health Care Law
    Tax Law
  • Jaron J. Nyhof
    Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)