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  • Rhoades McKee Welcomes Audrey Patterson

    October 17, 2019

    Audrey Patterson joins Rhoades McKee as an Associate on the Real Estate, Environmental, and Agriculture Law teams. She will serve clients in matters that include environmental permitting, agency rule-making and enforcement defense, regulatory compliance, pesticide regulation, ground contamination and cleanup, and food safety. Patterson began practicing law in California, focusing primarily on natural resources law and […]

  • Rhoades Named Fellow of Michigan State Bar Foundation

    September 18, 2019

    Rhoades McKee is pleased to announce that Mary Jane Rhoades has been named a Fellow of the Michigan State Bar Foundation. The Foundation extends fellowship status to lawyers who demonstrate outstanding legal ability and devotion to the community.  Membership is by invitation only and limited each year to a select number of attorneys.  Fellows support […]

  • Nine Attorneys Recognized as Super Lawyers®

    September 9, 2019

    Rhoades McKee attorneys are honored in the annual publication of Michigan Super Lawyers®. According to the website, Super Lawyers® is a rating service that recognizes outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. This selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. […]

  • Suanne Watt Stay Selected as One of Only Three Grand Rapids Lawyers Recognized as Michigan’s “Women in the Law”

    September 5, 2019

    Rhoades McKee is proud to announce that Suanne Watt Stay was honored on September 5, 2019 at the annual luncheon celebrating Michigan Lawyers Weekly “Women in the Law.” Each year, Michigan Lawyers Weekly hosts the annual event to recognize the top female attorneys who practice in Michigan.  Honorees are selected for inclusion based on their […]

  • Twenty-One Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in Best Lawyers® 2019

    August 18, 2019

    Rhoades McKee congratulates the firm’s twenty-one attorneys recognized in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers of America®.  In addition, Best Lawyers named Mark Fatum and Paul McCarthy as “Lawyers of the Year” in Grand Rapids for their practice areas.  According to the website, a “Lawyer of the Year” receives the highest overall peer-feedback for a […]

  • Rhoades McKee Welcomes Summer Associates from the Minority Clerkship Program

    May 28, 2019

    Rhoades McKee is pleased to announce that all three law students joining the firm to complete its summer associate program are current or past participants in the Grand Rapids Bar Association Floyd Skinner Minority Clerkship Program. Bryndan Arnold and Amber Anderson began with the firm on May 20, 2019 and Tysean Hendrix will begin on […]

  • Stephanie Myott-Beebe Named Bar Association Trustee

    May 17, 2019

    Stephanie Myott-Beebe was elected to serve a three-year term as a Trustee for the Grand Rapids Bar Association at the annual meeting held on May 16, 2019.   As one of the nine Trustees, she will direct and manage the affairs of the Grand Rapids Bar Association in their mission to promote justice, professional excellence, and […]

  • Commercial Litigation Work Ranked by Chambers and Partners

    May 9, 2019

    (May 9, 2019) Rhoades McKee Commercial Litigation Team ranks among only 11 other Michigan law firms for their representative work for 2018. According to Chambers, the team is known as a ”Grand Rapids-based firm with a robust commercial litigation group focusing on financial and accounting disputes, professional negligence actions, and many other contentious issues. According […]

  • Rhoades McKee Expands to Hastings and Welcomes Stephanie Fekkes

    April 16, 2019

    Rhoades McKee is pleased to announce an expansion of legal services to Hastings, Barry County and the surrounding communities and welcomes a new shareholder, Stephanie Fekkes. “We look forward to providing comprehensive services to Hastings and the surrounding communities.  Centrally located between Grand Rapids, Lansing, and Kalamazoo, Hastings offers us a unique location to connect […]

  • Opus Packaging Acquires Wabash Container

    March 15, 2019

    Rhoades McKee represented Opus Packaging – Wabash, LLC, an affiliate of Opus Packaging Group, Inc., in the acquisition of Wabash Container of Mount Carmel, Illinois.  Founded in 1993, Wabash is a corrugated sheet conversion plant that provides custom packaging in the tristate area offering a large range of manufacturing capabilities for over 25 years.  Wabash […]

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