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Attorneys Aileen Leipprandt and Suzanne Sutherland Present “The Art & Law of Living Neighborly,” to NAWIC

Attorneys Aileen Leipprandt and Suzanne Sutherland will present “The Art & Law of Living Neighborly,” to the National Association of Women in Construction, in Grand Rapids, Michigan on February 14, 2018.

Aileen Leipprandt practices in the areas of commercial and real estate litigation and construction law. Her clients include owners, developers, design professionals, contractors, suppliers, manufacturers, and insurers/sureties. Aileen assists clients with transactional and litigation matters, including negotiations, contract review, preparation,  and pre-suit claims evaluation and facilitation.  For more than 20 years, Aileen has been a lecturer and author on many topics involving contract and construction law including Construction Contract Clauses, Sustainable (LEED) Construction, Building Information Modeling (BIM), and MIOSHA Compliance.

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Hilger Hammond Receives 2018 Best Law Firms Tier 1 Ranking

Hilger Hammond, PC is pleased to announce that the firm has received a Tier 1 ranking in the 2018 edition of U.S. News “Best Law Firms”, in the areas of Construction Law and Litigation-Construction.

The Tier 1 ranking is determined through a firm’s overall evaluation, which is derived from a combination of clients’ impressive feedback, and the high regard that lawyers in other firms in the same practice area have for the firm.

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Rysberg Named Michigan Rising Star by Super Lawyers

Mark Rysberg has been named to the Michigan Rising Stars list as one of the top up-and-coming attorneys in Michigan in 2017. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor.

The selection for this respected list is made by the research team at 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 rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.

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Attorney Steve Hilger Presents to SBM Real Property Law Section Groundbreaker Focused Round Table Discussions

Grand Rapids construction law attorney Steve Hilger participated in the State Bar of Michigan, Real Property Law Section, Groundbreaker Focused Round Table Discussions. Steve led the discussion on Negotiating a Construction Contract. The program hosted experts in the field to confer both practical and specialized knowledge related to negotiating AIA contract terms, financing and loan documentation considerations, project compensation schemes, and title-related considerations.

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