Strobl & Sharp, P.C., is pleased to announce that 6 attorneys were given the highest ranking in the Michigan Super Lawyer List for 2014. Super Lawyers magazine selects attorneys using peer nominations and evaluations along with third-party research. Other attorneys from the firm were selected as Michigan’s Rising Stars by the magazine.
By their example, founders Thomas J. Strobl and John Sharp are creating the next generation of industry leaders. “I’m gratified that in our 25th anniversary year, we have both very experienced and younger attorneys being recognized by the industry for excellence in several practice areas,” said Strobl, who has been honored by Super Lawyers magazine for the past eight years for his legal skills in the areas of business and corporate law, banking, and mergers and acquisitions. “We are proud of our associates’ expertise and believe they are better than many attorneys who have been practicing for years.”
The Strobl & Sharp, P.C., attorneys selected for the 2014 Michigan Super Lawyers list are:
- Lynn M. Brimer for Creditor Debtor Rights. Brimer heads the firm’s bankruptcy and creditors’ rights practice. A leader in her field, she has over 24 years of experience as a bankruptcy and tax attorney. Her expertise spans all phases of bankruptcy and tax planning, including tax preparation and audits.
- George S. Fish for Business Litigation. Fish has extensive experience with complex litigation, focusing particularly on manufacturing supply chain disputes.
- Norman Hyman for Land Use/Zoning. Hyman represents a broad spectrum of clients in matters of zoning and land use planning and has participated in numerous environmental and zoning cases in Michigan courts, including several cases before the Michigan Supreme Court.
- John Sharp for Banking. Sharp is a founding member of Strobl & Sharp, P.C. The majority of his 34-plus years of law practice has focused on representing financial institutions in the areas of banking and securities as well as real estate and general business issues.
- Leslie Stein for Bankruptcy, Banking and Business/Corporate. As a banking and business attorney, Stein focuses her law practice on the representation of secured creditors in loan originations, business bankruptcy, reorganization and workouts.
- Thomas J. Strobl for Business/Corporate. Strobl is a co-founder and managing partner of the firm. He serves as outside general counsel to many privately held companies and advises them on all aspects of business law, including commercial, corporate, real estate and tax matters.
Also recognized by Super Lawyers for inclusion in the 2014 Michigan Rising Stars lists are:
- Andrew A. Ayar for Business/Corporate. Ayar advises a variety of businesses, entrepreneurs, closely held companies and developers in the corporate, real estate and estate planning practice areas.
- Nicholas T. Chapie for Real Estate. Chapie has experience representing a large variety of national entities — including title companies, mortgage lenders and retail tenants — in litigation, transactions, real estate matters, and bankruptcy in both state and federal courts.
- Marc D. Melamed for Estate & Probate. Melamed has made a career out of helping people meet their personal and philanthropic goals. He is a former financial advisor and development executive.
- Meredith E. Taunt for Creditor Debtor Rights. Taunt specializes in the areas of corporate restructurings, creditors’ rights, and commercial- and bankruptcy-related litigation. Her Chapter 11 confirmation rate exceeds the national average.
Rising Stars are considered the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state — those who are 40 years old or younger or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. Less than 3 percent of eligible candidates are selected.