Lansing, Mich. - Three attorneys from Foster, Swift, Collins and Smith, P.C. have been named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers for areas of expertise in their respective regions. The "Lawyers of the Year" include Michael Harrison, for Mediation in Lansing, Steve Owen, for Banking and Finance Law in Lansing, and Scott Hogan, for bankruptcy litigation in Grand Rapids
After more than a quarter of a century in publication, Best Lawyers is designating “Lawyers of the Year” in high-profile legal specialties in large legal communities. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”
Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The current, 18th edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2012) is based on more than 3.9 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.