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58 Bodman Attorneys Listed in Michigan Super Lawyers 2023

By: Bodman PLC


Bodman PLC in pleased to announce that 58 of the firm’s attorneys have been included in the 2023 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.

The 30 Bodman attorneys listed in Michigan Super Lawyers 2023 (by office location, including practice area) are:

Ann Arbor
  • 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 & Probate)
  • Laurence B. Deitch (Business/Corporate)
  • Robert J. Diehl, Jr. (Creditor-Debtor Rights)
  • Kathleen O’Callaghan Hickey (Banking)
  • David P. Larsen (Estate & Probate)
  • Ralph E. McDowell (Bankruptcy: Business)
  • 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)
  • Jaimee L. Witten (Creditor-Debtor Rights)
Grand Rapids
  • Floyd E. Gates, Jr. (Creditor-Debtor Rights)
  • Brian E. Kersey (Banking)
  • Wayne D. Roberts (Tax)
  • Adam Behrendt (Business Litigation)
  • John T. Below (Employment & Labor)
  • John C. Cashen (Employment & Labor)
  • Steven R. Cole (Real Estate)
  • Michelle Thurber Czapski (Business Litigation)
  • Stephen P. Dunn (Business Litigation)
  • Gary S. Fealk (Employment Litigation: Defense)
  • Marguerite Munson Lentz (Estate & Probate)
  • Thomas J. Tallerico (Business Litigation)
  • Thomas Van Dusen (Business Litigation)

The 28 Bodman attorneys selected for the Michigan Rising Stars 2023 list are:

Ann Arbor
  • Justin P. Bagdady (Business Litigation)
  • Alexandra E. Dieck (Real Estate)
  • Albert H. Pak (Nonprofit Organizations)
  • Kenneth R. Powell (Business/Corporate)
  • Adam S. Weiner (Banking)
  • Sarah L. Cylkowski (Business Litigation)
  • Fawzeih Daher (Appellate)
  • Nathan D. Dupes (Business Litigation)
  • Kelly M. Lockman (Real Estate)
  • Alexandra C. Markel (General Litigation)
  • Chelsey L. Marsh-Jones (Real Estate)
  • Julia C. Massaro (Estate & Probate)
  • Nicholas P. McElhinny (Mergers & Acquisitions)
  • Christopher J. Rambus (Estate & Probate)
  • Noel J. Ravenscroft (Bankruptcy: Business)
  • Thomas J. Rheaume, Jr. (Business Litigation)
  • Rebecca C. Seguin-Skrabucha (Employment & Labor)
  • Erica J. Shell (Real Estate)
Grand Rapids
  • Peter A. Cummings (Intellectual Property)
  • Erin M. Haney (Tax)
  • Carrie E. Trimpe (Estate & Probate)
  • Christopher J. Zdarsky (Business Litigation)
  • Donovan S. Asmar (Business Litigation)
  • Joseph P. Michniacki (Business/Corporate)
  • Ryan M. Olson (Business/Corporate)
  • Karolina M. Powalka (Real Estate)
  • Jacob J. Simon (Business/Corporate)
  • Melissa M. Tetreau (Employment & Labor)

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