Zausmer Attorneys Honored as 2019 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Zausmer is proud to announce that 12 of its attorneys were named to the 2019 list of Super Lawyers.

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 multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by
practice area.

Fewer than five percent of lawyers in Michigan are selected by the research team at Thomson Reuters to receive the Super Lawyers designation. Several of Zausmer’s attorneys have achieved these honors for multiple years. This year’s honorees are:

  • Mark J. Zausmer – Civil Litigation, Eminent Domain, Personal Injury, General, 2006-2019

Super Lawyers also recognizes “Rising Stars” –  exceptional attorneys under the age of 40 or who have been practicing for ten years or less. This year’s honorees are:

  • Dylan Beadle – Personal Injury, General, Employment Litigation, Insurance Coverage, 2019
  • Karen Beach – Appellate, 2019
  • Theresa A. Bodwin– Personal Injury General, Environmental Litigation,  2018-2019
  • Nicole (Coleman) Gettler – Civil Litigation, 2019
  • Nickolas M. Guttman – Eminent Domain, Real Estate, Employment & Labor, 2019
  • Daniel I. Jedell – Civil Litigation, Personal Injury Defense, 2015-2019
  • Bryan R. Padgett – Personal Injury Defense, 2013-2019
  • Devin R. Sullivan– Eminent Domain, 2018-2019

Please join us in congratulating our outstanding attorneys!


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