June 24, 2015Press Release

Michael Best Partner Lisa R. Petersen Ranks Among Top Mountain State Super Lawyers

Salt Lake City, UT (June 24, 2015)  -- Michael Best & Friedrich LLP is pleased to announce that Lisa R. Petersen has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Mountain States Lawyers, as well as one of the 2015 Top 50 Mountain States Women Lawyers, by Super Lawyers Magazine.

Petersen, a partner in the firm’s Labor and Employment Relations Group, has nearly 20 years of experience. Her practice focuses on all types of civil and commercial litigation, the representation of employers in all types of employment disputes, drafting employment contracts, policies and procedures, and appeals of both civil litigation and administrative proceedings.

Petersen recently successfully defended a home health care client involving a significant claim of reimbursement for medical fees in arbitration before the AAA. She also successfully obtained summary judgment in an employment discrimination claim in federal court against a pharmaceutical client and obtained a voluntarily dismissal of a discrimination claim before the Utah Anti-Discrimination and Labor Division against a nursing home client. Petersen represents numerous clients in non-compete and trade secret cases, including obtaining and defending against temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions.

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 patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.

The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country. Super Lawyers Magazines also feature editorial profiles of attorneys who embody excellence in the practice of law. For more information about Super Lawyers, visit
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