Michael Best & Friedrich: Thirty seven Michael Best Attorneys named “Super Lawyers”


Jennifer R. Rupkey
Director, Client Development
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Milwaukee, WI (November 12, 2012) – Michael Best & Friedrich LLP is proud to announce that 37 of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in Wisconsin Super Lawyers 2012 (Copyright 2012 Super Lawyers®, a Thomson Reuters business). The following attorneys have been recognized for excellence in their practice area:

Attorney Practice Area

1. Scott C. Beightol Labor & Employment
2. Paul E. Benson Civil Litigation Defense
3. J. Donald Best Intellectual Property Litigation
4. Steven M. Biskupic Business Litigation
5. Linda H. Bochert Environmental
6. Amy O. Bruchs Employment & Labor
7. John A. Busch Business Litigation
8. David A. Crass Environmental
9. David W. Croysdale Employment & Labor
10. John D. Finerty, Jr. General Litigation
11. Joshua L. Gimbel Business Litigation
12. Robert L. Gordon Tax
13. Charles P. Graupner Civil Litigation Defense
14. F. William Haberman Estate Planning & Probate
15. Nancy Leary Haggerty Real Estate
16. Jordan J. Hemaidan Energy & Natural Resources
17. Eric E. Hobbs Employment & Labor
18. Amy Schmidt Jones Employment Litigation: Defense
19. Raymond R. Krueger Environmental
20. David A. Krutz Construction/Surety
21. Richard J. Langer Estate Planning & Probate

Attorney Practice Area
22. Paul A. Lucey Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
23. Gregory J. Lynch Securities & Corporate Finance
24. Jonathan H. Margolies Intellectual Property Litigation
25. Gordon K. Miller Estate Planning & Probate
26. Susan C. Minahan Estate Planning & Probate
27. José A. Olivieri Immigration
28. Charles B. Palmer Employment & Labor
29. Todd E. Palmer Environmental
30. J. Lewis Perlson Estate Planning & Probate
31. Mark S. Poker Estate Planning & Probate
32. Bret A. Roge Business/Corporate
33. Timothy G. Schally Tax
34. Thomas W. Scrivner Employment & Labor
35. Ann Ustad Smith Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
36. Mary C. Turke Business Litigation
37. William F. White Land Use/Zoning

Two Michael Best attorneys, Linda H. Bochert and Ann Ustad Smith, have also been selected for inclusion in the Top 25 Women Wisconsin Super Lawyers list. In addition, nine Michael Best attorneys have been chosen for inclusion in Wisconsin Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2012. The Rising Stars list honors the best attorneys who are under the age of 40 or have been practicing law for 10 years or less.

Attorney Practice Area
Angela Black Real Estate
Melissa H. Burkland Business Litigation
Sarah N. Ehrhardt Estate Planning & Probate
Kelly M. Fortier Immigration
Thomas A. Janczewski General Litigation
Nathan L. Moenck Business Litigation
Reince R. Priebus Construction Probation
Farrah N.W. Rifelj Employment & Labor
Ted A. Wisnefski Business Litigation

About Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

In the United States, Super Lawyers magazine is published in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., reaching more than 13 million readers.

About Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
Founded in 1848, Michael Best has earned its reputation as a leading Midwestern law firm. The firm has more than 230 attorneys in Chicago, Illinois; Milwaukee, Madison, Waukesha and Manitowoc, Wisconsin. The firm provides a full range of legal services to clients on a local, regional, national and global basis in areas including: general corporate, labor & employment, land & resources (environmental and real estate), litigation, intellectual property, tax and wealth planning services.