147 Honigman Attorneys Named in The Best Lawyers in America© 2023, 16 Partners Named “Lawyer of the Year”

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Best Lawyers© named 147 Honigman attorneys from 60 practice areas in the 29th edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, including 37 lawyers who were listed for the first time.

Additionally, Best Lawyers© 2023 has recognized 16 Honigman partners as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practice areas and region. Honorees received this award based on their extremely high overall feedback for their professional excellence by their peers in the legal industry.

"Lawyer of the Year"

The Honigman attorneys named Best Lawyers 2023 “Lawyers of the Year,” identified by region and the practice area for which they are being recognized, are:

Ann Arbor

Deborah Swedlow - Litigation - Intellectual Property

Eric J. Sosenko - Patent Law

Michael Huget - Trademark Law

Bloomfield Hills

Anessa Owen Kramer - Copyright Law

Charles Nida - Nonprofit / Charities Law

Joel M. Krugel - Real Estate Law

Joseph Aviv - Bet-the-Company Litigation

Detroit

Donald J. Kunz - Securities Regulation

Todd Sable - Litigation - Bankruptcy

James H. Combs - Tax Law

John P. Kanan - International Mergers and Acquisitions and Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Matthew R. Keuten - Health Care Law

Mitchell R. Meisner - Land Use and Zoning Law

Raymond W. Henney - Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions

Grand Rapids

Timothy A. Flory - Patent Law

Lansing

Andrea L. Hansen - Gaming Law and Government Relations Practice

Best Lawyers

The Honigman attorneys listed in the 2023 Best Lawyers in America guide, identified by region and the practice areas for which they have been recognized, are:

Ann Arbor, MI

J. Michael Huget - Commercial Litigation, Copyright Law, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Media Law, Patent Law, Trademark Law

Barbara A. Kaye - Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Venture Capital Law

Leonard M. Niehoff - Appellate Practice, First Amendment Law

David N. Parsigian - Corporate Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Venture Capital Law

Julie E. Reitz - Trademark Law

Eric J. Sosenko - Litigation - Intellectual Property, Patent Law, Trademark Law

Angela Alvarez Sujek - Trademark Law

Deborah Swedlow - Litigation - Intellectual Property

Bloomfield Hills, MI

Thomas J. Appledorn - Trademark Law

Joseph Aviv - Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Family Law, Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions, Litigation – Securities, Litigation - Trusts and Estates

Scott D. Barnett - Litigation - Intellectual Property, Patent Law

Aaron E. Bass - Real Estate Law

Andrew J. Boes - Patent Law

Brandon J. Booth - Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Jonathan R. Borenstein - Real Estate Law

Richard J. Burstein - Real Estate Law

Regis A. Carozza - Trusts and Estates

Amy B. Folbe - Family Law

Rebecca L. Grove - Tax Law

Michael K. Hauser - Tax Law

Jeffrey S. Horowitz - Real Estate Law

David J. Jacob - Real Estate Law

Anessa Owen Kramer - Copyright Law, Trademark Law

Joel M. Krugel - Real Estate Law

Timothy D. Lee - Mergers and Acquisitions Law

David G. London - Real Estate Law

Michael E. Morden - Nonprofit / Charities Law, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates

Renee D. Naylor - Real Estate Law

Charles Nida - Nonprofit / Charities Law, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates

Karen R. Pifer - Real Estate Law

Rodney C. Ploucha - Real Estate Law

J. Adam Rothstein - Real Estate Law

Lowell D. Salesin - Real Estate Law

Alan J. Salle - Real Estate Law

Richard S. Soble - Tax Law

Matthew H. Szalach - Litigation – Patent, Patent Law

Leigh C. Taggart - Litigation - Intellectual Property, Patent Law

Grace K. Trueman - Corporate Law

Linda A. Wasserman - Nonprofit / Charities Law, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates

Brandon J. Wilson - Commercial Litigation

Chicago, IL

Penelope Campbell - Real Estate Law

David L. De Bruin - Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent, Patent Law

Emily E. Garrison - Insurance Law

Melissa Grim - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Mary Alexander Hyde - Litigation - Intellectual Property, Trademark Law

S. Tony Ling - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Paula E. Litt - Insurance Law

Marcia Owens - Real Estate Law

Detroit, MI

Elizabeth Allen - Real Estate Law

Richard A. Barr - Economic Development Law, Environmental Law, Land Use and Zoning Law

Gabriel E. Bedoya - Commercial Litigation

Michael M. Bell - Financial Services Regulation Law

Michael S. Ben - Corporate Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation

Jennifer L. Benedict - Health Care Law

James H. Combs - Tax Law

Roger Cook - Litigation and Controversy – Tax, Tax Law

Meghan N. Covino - Immigration Law

Michael W. Domanski - Tax Law

Michael D. DuBay - Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

David A. Ettinger - Antitrust Law, Franchise Law, Litigation - Antitrust

David Foltyn - Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation

Carol A. Friend - Immigration Law

Nicholas B. Gorga - Commercial Litigation

Margaret E. Greene - Construction Law, Real Estate Law

Mary Hennessey - Corporate Law

Raymond W. Henney - Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions, Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), Litigation - Securities

Michael Hindelang - Litigation – Securities, Privacy and Data Security Law

Karl A. Hochkammer - Corporate Law, Information Technology Law

William O. Hochkammer - Health Care Law, Insurance Law

Jeffrey A. Hyman - Tax Law

Michael A. Indenbaum - Litigation and Controversy – Tax, Tax Law

S. Lee Johnson - Environmental Law

John P. Kanan - Corporate Law, International Mergers and Acquisitions, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Matthew R. Keuten - Health Care Law

Scott B. Kitei - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Robert J. Krueger, Jr. - Securities / Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation

Donald J. Kunz - Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation, Venture Capital Law

Jeffrey Kuras - Banking and Finance Law

Evan J. Leibhan - Corporate Law

Lawrence A. Lichtman - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Stewart L. Mandell - Litigation and Controversy – Tax, Tax Law

Kenneth R. Marcus - Health Care Law

Paul W. Mardirosian - Land Use and Zoning Law

David E. McCoy Jr. - Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law

Mitchell R. Meisner - Land Use and Zoning Law, Real Estate Law

Steven J. Migliore - Corporate Law

Steven C. Nadeau - Environmental Law

Alex L. Parrish - Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law

Matthew E. Radler - Litigation - Labor and Employment

Robert M. Riley - Appellate Practice

Julie E. Robertson - Health Care Law, Insurance Law

G. Scott Romney - Corporate Law, Government Relations Practice

E. Todd Sable - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy

Steven P. Schneider - Litigation and Controversy - Tax

Alan E. Schwartz - Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law

Alan S. Schwartz - Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law

Michael B. Shapiro - Litigation - Real Estate

Samuel T. Stahl - Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Mark A. Stern - Appellate Practice, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation

Sheldon P. Winkelman - Real Estate Law

I.W. Winsten - Appellate Practice, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation

Jeffrey L. Woolstrum - Environmental Law, Litigation - Environmental

Grand Rapids, MI

Meredith Ervine - Corporate Governance Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law

Timothy A. Flory - Copyright Law, Patent Law, Trademark Law

Tracy T. Larsen - Corporate Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Mark S. Pendery - Litigation and Controversy – Tax, Tax Law

Kenneth W. Vermeulen - Environmental Law

Kalamazoo, MI

Bryan J. Beck - Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Justin M. Crawford - Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

J. Patrick Lennon - Real Estate Law

Jonathan P. O'Brien Ph.D. - Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice Patent Law

Douglas H. Siegel - Copyright Law, Patent Law, Trademark Law

Scott R. Sikkenga - Commercial Litigation

Jeffrey D. Smith - Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Thomas A. Wootton - Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice

Lansing, MI

Kevin M. Blair - Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation

Kenneth T. Brooks - Commercial Litigation

Andrea L. Hansen - Commercial Litigation, Gaming Law, Government Relations Practice

Douglas E. Mains - Government Relations Practice

Peter B. Ruddell - Government Relations Practice

Daniel L. Stanley - Litigation and Controversy – Tax

"Ones to Watch"

The Honigman attorneys listed as 2023 Best Lawyers "Ones to Watch," identified by region and the practice area for which they are being recognized, are:

Ann Arbor, MI

Amanda M. Blackburn - Intellectual Property Law

Ka'Nea K. Brooks - Intellectual Property Law, Litigation - Intellectual Property

Jeffrey I. Lehrberg Ph.D. - Intellectual Property Law

Bloomfield Hills, MI

Elias de Wit - Real Estate Law

Megan J. Parpart - Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Tax Law

Chicago, IL

Michael Baumert - Intellectual Property Law, Technology Law

Cindy Lu - Corporate Law

Detroit, MI

Laura E. Biery - Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Alex F. Bowman - Corporate Law

Ian J. Cosgrove - Construction Law, Real Estate Law

Michelle Bleda Drew - Banking and Finance Law

Angela I. Gamalski - Administrative / Regulatory Law, Corporate Law, Health Care Law

Nola Garcia - Banking and Finance Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Paul Guenther - Corporate Law

Rama Jawad - Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Maryam Karnib - Real Estate Law

Chauncey C. Mayfield II - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Corporate Law

Jennifer L. Muse - Labor and Employment Law – Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment

Jenna R. Simon - Health Care Law, Insurance Law

Amy H. Smith - Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, Corporate Law

Mario Talerico - Banking and Finance Law

Mahja D. Zeon - Labor and Employment Law – Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment

Grand Rapids, MI

Emily J. Johns - Securities / Capital Markets Law

Kalamazoo, MI

Andrew S. Chipouras - Intellectual Property Law, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Patent Law

Lansing, MI

Li Gao Ph.D. - Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law

About Honigman
Honigman is an Am Law 200 full-service, general business law firm with more than 330 attorneys across the country in Chicago, Michigan (Ann Arbor, Bloomfield Hills, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo and Lansing), and our newest office in Washington, D.C. Our lawyers counsel clients on complex issues in more than 60 areas of law. For more information, visit www.honigman.com.

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