Benchmark Litigation Names Charissa Huang to 2023 40 & Under List

For the fifth year in a row, Benchmark Litigation has named Charissa Huang to its 40 & Under List – US Edition. The 2023 list recognizes the nation’s most notable law partners who stand out in their practices and are under the age of 40.  

Charissa Huang

The 40 & Under list is divided into four geographic regions. The 2023 Midwest group includes 76 litigators, six of whom practice in Michigan. Huang was recognized for her work in labor and employment, product liability, and commercial litigation.  

Huang is a shareholder at Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge and has been with the firm since 2011. She specializes in representing plaintiffs pursuing claims related to employment law, school law, personal injury, and wrongful death. Her successes include, but aren’t limited to, representing individuals filing claims against their employers, victims of civil rights violations, and businesses facing class action suits.  

Benchmark Litigation selects attorneys who frequently contribute to their firm’s major cases and are recognized by clients and peers for the quality of their work. It solicits peer reviews and performs case examinations for all nominees.  

According to its website, Benchmark Litigation “is the definitive guide to the world’s leading litigation firms and lawyers. We provide law firm and lawyer rankings based on extensive interviews with litigators, dispute resolution specialists and their clients as well as analysis of the market’s most important cases and firm developments.” 


Congratulations on this recognition, Charissa!  

Smith Haughey’s litigation group advocates for individuals and companies facing a variety of legal disputes and claims.