Hilgers Graben PLLC, is please to announce firm founder, Michael Hilgers, was named 2021 Great Plains Super Lawyer, an honor for lawyers across the country who have reached high achievements and standards within their respective fields. Only 5% of attorneys in Great Plains region receive this distinction. Super Lawyers 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. Super Lawyers conducts a rigorous nomination and multi-phased selection process, which includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
Hilgers Graben PLLC is pleased to announce the addition of first-chair trial attorney Mike Merriman to its litigation team as a partner. He is currently based in the firm’s Dallas office but will soon take the lead in opening the firm’s San Diego office in the second quarter. The San Diego office will be the firm’s first California office.
Hilgers Graben PLLC is pleased to announce the addition of Danielle Garvey to its innovative discovery counsel team as a partner. The move expands the firm’s presence into New York City.
Prior to joining Hilgers Graben, Danielle was Director of Litigation and Discovery at Viacom and was later promoted to Associate Counsel. She provided e-discovery management and services for matters involving contracts, employment litigation (including internal investigations), intellectual property, antitrust, class action, personal injury, government, and other regulatory requests. Danielle is an innovative and versatile lawyer with extensive experience managing the litigation lifecycle, eDiscovery and data workflows for high-profile institutions and AmLaw 100 law firms. She is CEDS certified (certified e-discovery specialist) and has a deep and broad understanding of technologies, processes, and best practices of all EDRM phases.