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Detroit Law Firm Announces New Name Partner and Name Change

DETROIT, MI (January 3, 2011) Effective January 1, 2011, Steven J. Bonasso has become a name partner of the Detroit law firm Corbet, Shaw, Essad & Tucciarone, P.L.L.C. The firm is now known as Corbet, Shaw, Essad, Tucciarone & Bonasso, P.L.L.C.

Mr. Bonasso practices primarily in the areas of medical malpractice defense, insurance defense, municipal law (civil rights actions/1983), long-term care litigation, and premises liability. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan and his Juris Doctor from Wayne State University. He was admitted to the bar in Michigan and the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan in 1996.

Other members of the firm are Daniel R. Corbet, Bruce R. Shaw, Kenneth M. Essad, and Enrico G. Tucciarone.

Corbet, Shaw, Essad, Tucciarone & Bonasso represents businesses and individuals in complex civil, commercial and corporate litigation matters. The firm's attorneys have a strong record of success in product and premises liability, automobile negligence, asbestos defense, medical negligence defense, health care licensing, family law and other types of civil litigation.

 

Corbet, Shaw, Essad & Tucciarone Receives First Tier Ranking

DETROIT, MI (October 6, 2010) Corbet, Shaw, Essad & Tucciarone was ranked as
one of the "Best Law Firms" in the practice area of Medical Malpractice–Defendants
by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, in their inaugural law firm ranking.

The Tier 1 ranking of Corbet, Shaw, Essad & Tucciarone is based on surveys of
clients and lawyers who were asked to rate the law firms they consider best in their
practice areas. Nationally, responses came from every Fortune 100 company and 587
of the Fortune 1000 companies. The rankings also reflect more than 3.1 million
evaluations of individual lawyers, from the most recent Best Lawyers survey.

According to U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, "Achieving a high ranking
is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of
expertise."

Corbet, Shaw, Essad & Tucciarone represents businesses and individuals in complex
civil, commercial and corporate litigation matters. The firm's attorneys have a strong
record of success in product and premises liability, automobile negligence, asbestos
defense, medical negligence defense, health care licensing, family law and other types
of civil litigation.

"U.S. News has more than two decades of experience in providing the public with the
most accurate and in-depth rankings of a wide range of institutions, including our Best
Law Schools rankings," said Tim Smart, Executive Editor of U.S. News & World Report.
"This experience, coupled with our growing reputation as a leading career information
resource, makes these law firm rankings a logical next step."

"U.S. News is the world's leading publisher of institutional rankings based on both
objective data and peer evaluations," said Steven Naifeh, President of Best Lawyers.
"We are combining this expertise with Best Lawyers' experience of providing rankings
of individual lawyers based on peer reviews for almost three decades. By combining
hard data with peer reviews, and client assessments, we believe that we are providing
users with the most thorough, accurate, and helpful rankings of law firms ever
developed."

 

CSET Partner Named to Top Lawyers and Best Lawyers Lists

DETROIT, MI (October 6, 2010) – Bruce R. Shaw, a founding partner at Corbet,
Shaw, Essad & Tucciarone, was named to DBusiness Magazine’s 2010 list of
Top Lawyers, which appears in its November/December 2010 issue. The Top Lawyer
list is based on a peer-review survey of Metro area lawyers.

Shaw also was selected by peers for the 2011 edition of The Best Lawyers in
America®
in the practice area of Medical Malpractice Law. The Best Lawyers
list is considered to be the "most respected referral list of attorneys in practice,"
according to The American Lawyer. Selection is based on a rigorous peer-review
survey with more than 25,000 of the nation’s top attorneys casting almost 3 million
confidential votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their specialties.

Shaw concentrates his practice in civil litigation with emphasis in hospital liability,
professional negligence claims and family law. He frequently speaks about
developments and trends in health care law and medical liability issues.

Corbet, Shaw, Essad & Tucciarone represents businesses and individuals in complex
civil, commercial and corporate litigation matters. The firm's attorneys have a strong
record of success in product and premises liability, automobile negligence, asbestos
defense, medical negligence defense, health care licensing, family law and other
types of civil litigation.

 

CSET Associate Named a Rising Star

DETROIT, MI (October 6, 2010) – Corbet, Shaw, Essad & Tucciarone announced
today that Sarah Tupica Berard was named a 2010 Rising Star by Super Lawyers
magazine. Rising Stars are selected based on peer nominations and independent
research of candidates. The list features outstanding young lawyers from around
the state.

Tupica focuses her practice on medical malpractice and insurance defense.  

Corbet, Shaw, Essad & Tucciarone represents businesses and individuals in
complex civil, commercial and corporate litigation matters. The firm's attorneys
have a strong record of success in product and premises liability, automobile
negligence, asbestos defense, medical negligence defense, health care licensing,
family law and other types of civil litigation.

 

New Associate Joins Corbet, Shaw, Essad & Tucciarone

DETROIT, MI (Nov. 19, 2009) – Sarah Tupica Berard has joined the Detroit law firm
of Corbet, Shaw, Essad & Tucciarone as an associate. The firm represents
businesses and individuals in complex civil, commercial and corporate litigation
matters. Tupica concentrates her practice in civil litigation with a focus on insurance defense and medical malpractice defense.

Tupica graduated from the University of Michigan in 2000 with a bachelor’s degree
in cultural anthropology. She earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of
Detroit Mercy in 2007. While in law school, Ms. Tupica served as a judicial extern
for the Honorable Michael James Callahan in the Third Circuit Court.

Ms. Tupica was admitted to the bar in the State of Michigan and the U.S. District
Court for the Eastern District of Michigan in 2007.

 

Corbet, Shaw, Essad & Tucciarone Announces New Name

DETROIT, MI (August 17, 2009) – Detroit law firm Corbet, Shaw, Essad & Tucciarone
announced its new name, effective immediately. The firm — formerly known as
Tanoury, Corbet, Shaw, Nauts & Essad — represents businesses and individuals in
complex civil, commercial and corporate litigation matters.

Managing partner Daniel R. Corbet said the firm continues to represent clients in
product and premises liability, automobile negligence, asbestos defense, medical
negligence defense, health care licensing, family law and other types of litigation.

In addition to Corbet, partners include Bruce R. Shaw, Kenneth M. Essad, Enrico G.
Tucciarone and Steven J. Bonasso. The firm has been based in Detroit since 1996.

 

CSET Partner Named to Best Lawyers in America

DETROIT, MI (August 17, 2009) – Bruce R. Shaw has been named to the 2010 edition
of The Best Lawyers in America® in the specialty of Medical Malpractice Law. For over
a quarter of a century, Best Lawyers® has been regarded as the definitive guide to
legal excellence in the United States. Selection is based on a rigorous peer-review
survey with more than 25,000 of the nation’s top attorneys casting almost 3 million
confidential votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their specialties.

Shaw concentrates his practice in civil litigation with emphasis in hospital liability,
professional negligence claims and family law. He frequently speaks about
developments and trends in health care law and medical liability issues.