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63 Bodman Attorneys Listed in Michigan Super Lawyers 2022

By: Bodman PLC


Bodman PLC is pleased to announce that 63 of the firm’s attorneys have been included in the 2022 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 2022 (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)
  • Brandon M. Dalziel (Health Care)
  • Laurence B. Deitch (Business/Corporate)
  • Robert J. Diehl, Jr. (Creditor-Debtor Rights)
  • Kathleen O’Callaghan Hickey (Banking)
  • Joseph J. Kochanek (Banking)
  • David P. Larsen (Estate & 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)
  • Jaimee L. Witten (Creditor-Debtor Rights)
Grand Rapids
  • Floyd E. Gates, Jr. (Creditor Debtor Rights)
  • Wayne D. Roberts (Tax)
  • 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 & Probate)
  • 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)
  • David B. Walters (Employee Benefits)

Bodman attorneys selected for the 2022 Michigan Rising Stars list are:

Ann Arbor
  • Justin P. Bagdady (Business Litigation)
  • Alexandra E. Dieck (Real Estate)
  • Joseph R. Morrison, Jr. (Business /Corporate)
  • Kenneth R. Powell (Business/Corporate)
  • Adam S. Weiner (Banking)
  • Sarah L. Cylkowski (Business Litigation)
  • Fawzeih Daher (Appellate)
  • Nathan D. Dupes (Business Litigation)
  • Michael J. Jameson (Estate & Probate)
  • Kelly M. Lockman (Real Estate)
  • Jay B. Long (Estate & Probate)
  • Alexandra C. Markel (General Litigation)
  • Chelsey L. Marsh (Real Estate)
  • Julia C. Massaro (Estate & Probate)
  • Nicholas P. McElhinny (Mergers & Acquisitions)
  • Noel J. Ravenscroft (Bankruptcy: Business)
  • Thomas J. Rheaume, Jr. (Business Litigation)

Grand Rapids

  • Peter A. Cummings (Intellectual Property)
  • Amanda J. Frank (Business Litigation)
  • 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)
  • Jacob J. Simon (Business/Corporate)
  • Melissa M. Tetreau (Employment & Labor)

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