SEPTEMBER 10, 2019

Howard & Howard Congratulates Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers® 2020

ROYAL OAK, Mich., September 10, 2019 – Howard & Howard is pleased to announce that thirty-one of our attorneys were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020. Lawyers named to the publication were recognized by their peers in the legal industry for their professional excellence in 146 practice areas. For the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 8.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in the inclusion of more than 62,000 lawyers, or approximately 5% of lawyers in private practice in the United States.

The Howard & Howard attorneys and the practice area(s) under which they are listed are:

West Allen: Trademark Law; Daniel H. Bliss: Patent Law, Trademark Law; Stephanie S. Buntin: Trademark Law; Jennifer L. Carleton: Gaming Law; Seaton J. Curran: Patent Law (Las Vegas “Lawyer of the Year” Patent Law); Thomas W. Davis II: Commercial Litigation, Litigation–Construction; Joseph J. DeVito: Corporate Law, Real Estate Law; Trent K. English: Patent Law; Mark J. Gardberg: Corporate Law, Real Estate Law; Lisa S. Gretchko: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation; Andrew (Jake) Grove: Litigation–Intellectual Property (Troy “Lawyer of the Year” Litigation–Intellectual Property); Robert W. Hernquist: Commercial Litigation, Litigation–Banking and Finance; Amanda E. Hill: Trademark Law; Kristopher K. Hulliberger: Litigation–Intellectual Property, Litigation–Patent, Patent Law, Trademark Law; Michael V. Kell: Commercial Litigation; Rodger A. Kershner: Energy Law; Jon D. Kreucher: Utilities Law; Matthew J. Kreutzer: Franchise Law; Henry P. Lee: Trusts and Estates; Michael R. Lied: Labor Law–Management; Miles T. Macik: Commercial Litigation; Patrick M. McCarthy: Commercial Litigation, Litigation–Intellectual Property; Gerald E. McGlynn, III: Litigation–Intellectual Property, Litigation–Patent, Patent Law; R. Saleha Mohamedulla: Trademark Law; Gwen Rutar Mullins: Construction Law; Brian J. Pezzillo: Construction Law; Brad A. Rayle: Labor Law–Management; Robert L. Rosenthal: Employment Law–Management, Labor Law–Management, Litigation–Labor and Employment; Leonard W. Sachs: Employment Law–Management; Jeffrey A. Sadowski: Litigation–Intellectual Property, Litigation–Patent, Patent Law, Trademark Law; and Jay Young: Arbitration.

About Best Lawyers:

Best Lawyers® is the oldest and most respected lawyer ranking service in the world. For almost 40 years, Best Lawyers has assisted those in need of legal services to identify the lawyers best qualified to represent them in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. Best Lawyers lists are published in leading local, regional, and national publications across the globe. Search The Best Lawyers in America results by lawyer name, firm, region, and/or practice area by visiting

About Howard & Howard:  

Celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, Howard & Howard is a full-service law firm with a national and international practice, providing legal services to businesses and business owners. With more than 160 attorneys, the firm has offices in Michigan (Ann Arbor and Royal Oak), Illinois (Chicago and Peoria), Las Vegas, Nevada, and Los Angeles, California.  For more information, please visit

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