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56 Bodman Attorneys Listed in Michigan Super Lawyers 2020

By: Bodman PLC


Bodman PLC is pleased to announce that 56 of the firm’s attorneys have been included in the 2020 edition of Michigan Super Lawyers, a nationally recognized journal that lists outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas.

The publisher of Super Lawyers uses a selection process that combines peer nominations and evaluations of highly regarded practitioners with independent research. Lawyers who are 40 years of age and under, or have been in practice for less than 10 years, are included in a separate category as “Rising Stars.” In each state, the Super Lawyers list recognizes no more than five percent of attorneys and the Rising Stars list recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys.

Bodman attorneys listed in Michigan Super Lawyers 2020 (by office location, including practice area) are:

Ann Arbor

  • Harvey W. Berman (Construction Litigation)
  • Timothy R. Damschroder (Mergers & Acquisitions)
  • Susan M. Kornfield (Intellectual Property)
  • Carrie Leahy (Business/Corporate)
  • Jennifer M. Oertel (Nonprofit Organizations)


  • Marc M. Bakst (Bankruptcy: Business)
  • Andrew H. Curoe (Estate Planning & Probate)
  • Brandon M. Dalziel (Health Care)
  • Laurence B. Deitch (Business/Corporate)
  • Robert J. Diehl, Jr. (Creditor-Debtor Rights)
  • Kathleen O’Callaghan Hickey (Banking)
  • George G. Kemsley (Business Litigation)
  • Joseph J. Kochanek (Banking)
  • David P. Larsen (Estate Planning & Probate)
  • Dennis J. Levasseur (Securities Litigation)
  • Ralph E. McDowell (Bankruptcy: Business)
  • Joseph G. Nuyen, Jr. (Health Care)
  • Rebecca D. O’Reilly (Employee Benefits)
  • Jeffrey G. Raphelson (Business Litigation)
  • Nicholas P. Scavone, Jr. (Real Estate)
  • Joseph J. Shannon (Business Litigation)
  • Larry R. Shulman (Banking)
  • Brian R. Trumbauer (Creditor-Debtor Rights)

Grand Rapids

  • Floyd E. Gates, Jr. (Banking)


  • Courtland W. Anderson (Intellectual Property)
  • J. Adam Behrendt (Business Litigation)
  • John T. Below (Employment & Labor)
  • John C. Cashen (Employment & Labor)
  • Steven R. Cole (Real Estate)
  • Anthony P. Cracchiolo (Estate Planning & Probate)
  • Michelle Thurber Czapski (Business Litigation)
  • Gary S. Fealk (Employment Litigation: Defense)
  • Marguerite Munson Lentz (Estate Planning & Probate)
  • Andrew Z. Spilkin (Real Estate)
  • Thomas J. Tallerico (Business Litigation)
  • Thomas Van Dusen (Business Litigation)
  • David B. Walters (Employee Benefits)

Bodman attorneys selected for the 2020 Michigan Rising Stars list are:

Ann Arbor

  • Justin P. Bagdady (Business Litigation)
  • Alexandra E. Dieck (Real Estate)
  • Joseph R. Morrison (Business /Corporate)


  • Christopher A. Attar (Tax)
  • Sarah L. Cylkowski (Business Litigation)
  • Nathan D. Dupes (Business Litigation)
  • Kelly M. Lockman (Real Estate)
  • Jay B. Long (Estate & Probate)
  • Julia C. Massaro (Estate & Probate)
  • Thomas J. Rheaume, Jr. (Business Litigation)
  • Whitney Aidenbaum Silfen (Mergers & Acquisitions)
  • Adam S. Weiner (Banking)


  • Donovan S. Asmar (Business Litigation)
  • Jonathan S. Berg (Business/Corporate)
  • Robert J. Cambridge (Business/Corporate)
  • Katherine F. Cser (Employment & Labor)
  • Amanda J. Frank (Business Litigation)
  • Ryan M. Olson (Business/Corporate)
  • Brian J. Stone (Banking)