Fahey named Lawyer of the Year


OKEMOS, Mich. — For the third time, William K. Fahey of Okemos-based law firm Fahey Schultz Burzych Rhodes PLC was selected by his peers as “Lawyer of the Year” in the latest edition of “The Best Lawyers in America.”

Fahey is one of two of the firm’s members designated as a 2018 “Lawyer of the Year” and one of five firm attorneys recognized by The Best Lawyers in America as preeminent attorneys.

In the Iron Mountain area, Fahey Schultz Burzych Rhodes PLC regularly represents Breitung Township in its legal matters.

Fahey was named the 2018 Mid-Michigan “Lawyer of the Year” in Municipal Law. Only one lawyer in each subject area and region of the state is honored with a “Lawyer of the Year” award, based upon the collective opinion of other Michigan municipal lawyers.

His “Lawyer of the Year” acclaim is in addition to his recognition in the 2018 edition of “The Best Lawyers in America” for expertise in municipal law and litigation, land use and zoning law and litigation, energy law, administrative and regulatory law and appellate practice.