FEBRUARY 14, 2018

Seventeen Howard & Howard Attorneys Named to Illinois 'Super Lawyers' and Illinois 'Rising Stars' 2018

Chicago, Illinois, February 14, 2018: Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that seventeen of our attorneys have been named to Illinois Super Lawyers® and Illinois Rising Stars 2018. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, 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 annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. Only five percent of the attorneys in Illinois were named to the Super Lawyers list and two and one half percent to Rising Stars.

The Howard & Howard attorneys and the practice areas under which they are listed in Illinois Super Lawyers® 2018 are as follows:

Chicago Office: Scott C. Frost, Business Litigation; Scott M. Levin, Business Litigation; Robert H. Smeltzer, Business Litigation; and David C. Van Dyke, Intellectual Property Litigation.

Peoria Office: Timothy J. Howard, Business Litigation; Michael R. Lied, Employment Litigation: Defense; Thomas W. O’Neal, Bankruptcy: Business; and Leonard W. Sachs, Employment & Labor.

The Howard & Howard attorneys and the practice areas under which they are listed in Illinois Rising Stars 2018 are as follows:

Chicago Office: Joseph W. Barber, Intellectual Property Litigation; Emily Bennett, Business Litigation; Tiffany L. Carpenter, Personal Injury Products: Defense; Ellen E. Ernst, Tax; Jane S. Hahn, Business/Corporate; Alex Leonowicz, Business/Corporate; and Mark Ryerson, Business/Corporate.

Peoria Office: Timothy D. Gronewold, Business Litigation; and Thomas E. Howard, Banking.

About Howard & Howard

Founded in 1869, Howard & Howard is a full-service law firm with a national and international practice that provides legal services to businesses and business owners.The firm has offices in Michigan (Ann Arbor and Royal Oak); Illinois (Chicago and Peoria); Las Vegas, Nevada; and Los Angeles, California. Howard & Howard’s major areas of practice include: bankruptcy and creditors’ rights; business and corporate; commercial litigation; employee benefits; environmental; estate planning; franchising; intellectual property; labor, employment and immigration; mergers and acquisitions; real estate; securities; and tax. Our distinguished backgrounds provide us with a solid understanding of the industries we serve, including, automotive and industrial; cannabis; commodity futures; construction; energy and utilities; financial services; gaming; healthcare; and hospitality. For more information, please visit the firm’s website at www.howardandhoward.com.

Kady Volmering
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