BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Jan. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan C. Plecha has been named a partner at Lippitt O'Keefe Gornbein, PLLC, a full-service law firm in Birmingham.
Plecha was recognized last year as a "Super Lawyer Rising Star" and an "Up and Coming Lawyer" by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. He joined the law firm as an associate attorney in 2010.
Plecha will continue to focus on all aspects of both civil and complex commercial litigation and also plans to further expand his practice in the areas of bankruptcy and class actions.
"Ryan is a tremendous asset to our firm with a strong background in commercial litigation, including shareholder and contract disputes, as well as anti-trust matters," said Brian D. O'Keefe, the firm's managing partner. "He also was instrumental in our successful representation of Detroit retirees in the city's recently completed bankruptcy case.
"Ryan is devoted to excellence in legal advocacy and will play an important role in the continued growth of Lippitt O'Keefe Gornbein."
Prior to joining Lippitt O'Keefe Gornbein, Plecha served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Gerald E. Rosen, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.
A magna cum laude graduate of the Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Plecha holds a bachelor's degree with a major in psychology from Kalamazoo College and is an active member and Fellow of the Oakland County Bar Association, as well as an active member of the State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers' Executive Council, Federal Bar Association, American Bar Association, American Bankruptcy Institute and the Institute of Continuing Legal Education's New Lawyers Advisory Board.
A native of Redford, Michigan, Plecha currently resides in Royal Oak, Michigan.
About Lippitt O'Keefe Gornbein, PLLC
Headquartered in Birmingham, Mich., Lippitt O'Keefe Gornbein, PLLC, is a full service law firm that offers experienced legal professionals delivering client-focused counsel within the areas of general commercial litigation and commercial transactional law, including commercial litigation, real estate law, business law, employment law, estate planning and taxation, family and probate law, appellate practice, and intellectual property law. Additional information about the firm is available at www.lippittokeefe.com.
SOURCE Lippitt O'Keefe Gornbein, PLLC