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Bodman Receives Tier 1 Recognition for Banking and Finance and M&A Law in IFLR1000’s 2023 Rankings

By: Bodman PLC


Bodman PLC is pleased to announce that the firm has been ranked in Tier 1, the highest level possible, for Banking and Finance and M&A services in IFLR1000 2023.  IFLR1000 also recognized eight individual Bodman lawyers as “Highly Regarded Practitioners” in their respective legal fields.

Bodman is the only Michigan law firm ranked in Tier 1 for both Banking and Finance and M&A work. Bodman also has more individual attorneys listed in IFLR1000’s Michigan rankings than any other law firm.

The eight Bodman lawyers recognized as “Highly Regarded Practitioners,” with area of legal specialty, are:

  • Gene P. Bowen (M&A)
  • Timothy R. Damschroder (M&A)
  • Laurence B. Deitch (M&A)
  • Robert J. Diehl, Jr. (Banking, Restructuring)
  • Joseph J. Kochanek (Banking)
  • Kathleen O’Callaghan Hickey (Banking)
  • Carrie Leahy (M&A)
  • Larry R. Shulman (Banking)

Published internationally since 1987, IFLR1000 is noted within the legal industry for its exclusive focus on financial and corporate transactional work and its extensive research process. IFLR1000 developed state-level rankings in the United States for the first time in 2018 based upon client and peer feedback and a detailed analysis of work examples provided by law firms. As part of the research process, IFLR1000 researchers also interviewed Bodman attorneys to gain a more in-depth understanding of the firm’s capabilities and local market dynamics.

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