Fourteen Smith Haughey Attorneys Listed Among 2017 Michigan Super Lawyers and Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”

Grand Rapids, Mich., Sept. 12, 2017 — Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge is pleased to announce the inclusion of fourteen attorneys in the 2017 Michigan Super Lawyers and Michigan Rising Star listings.

The following seven Smith Haughey attorneys are listed as 2017 Michigan Super Lawyers. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Ann Arbor Office

Cheryl L. Chandler — Super Lawyers category: Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice


Grand Rapids Office

Charles F. “Chip” Behler — Super Lawyers category: Business Litigation

Patrick F. Geary — Super Lawyers category: Insurance Coverage

William W. Jack, Jr. — Super Lawyers category: Alternative Dispute Resolution

E. Thomas McCarthy, Jr. — Super Lawyers category: Personal Injury Plaintiff: General

Craig S. Neckers — Super Lawyers category: Business Litigation

L. Roland Roegge — Super Lawyers category: Business Litigation


The following seven Smith Haughey attorneys have been included in the 2017 Michigan Rising Stars list. Only 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Grand Rapids Office

Jacqueline E. Clarke — Rising Stars category: Medical Malpractice

Jeffrey S. Dornbos — Rising Stars category: Employment LItigation: Defense

Kristen E. Guinn — Rising Stars category: Civil Defense Litigation

Charissa C. Huang — Rising Stars category: Personal Injury Plantiff: General

Brian M. Pearson — Rising Stars category: Business/Corporate

Nicholas A. Reister — Rising Stars category: Estate Planning & Probate,

Matthew L. Wikander — Rising Stars category: Personal Injury Plaintiff: General


Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.

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