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30 November 2016

Schneider Honored as an Up and Coming Lawyer by Michigan Lawyers Weekly

Christopher J. (C.J.) Schneider has been recognized by Michigan Lawyers Weekly as an “Up and Coming Lawyer” for having excelled in his field and for being a standout among his peers. He will be honored at an awards luncheon at the Detroit Marriott on December 1.

Mr. Schneider is one of thirty attorneys chosen for this annual award given to Michigan’s best and brightest rising stars. Michigan Lawyers Weekly describes them as having practiced for 10 years or less and “already distinguished themselves in some manner and appear poised for even greater things.”

Mr. Schneider’s practice consists primarily of litigating commercial contract disputes, typically insurance coverage disputes and supplier disputes in the automotive industry. He also maintains an appellate practice. He was recently named as a Michigan Super Lawyers Rising Star for business litigation in September 2016.

Mr. Schneider earned his J.D. summa cum laude from Michigan State University College of Law and his B.A. Michigan State University.

Mr. Schneider is a member of several bar associations. He is secretary/treasurer of the board of directors for Local First and is also involved with Well House.

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