FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., September 4, 2014 – Trott & Trott, P.C. (Trott), a Farmington Hills, Mich.-based real estate finance law firm, announced today that Melissa Byrd, Rana Razzaque and Steven Jacobs were recognized as “2014 Michigan Rising Stars” by Super Lawyers magazine.
Nominated by fellow attorneys, candidates must be 40-years-old or under and have been practicing for 10 years or less. Judged by an attorney-led research team, nominees are assigned points based on a set of defined criteria. Lawyers with the highest totals are named to the “Michigan Rising Stars” list.
Byrd joined Trott in 2011 as a litigation attorney concentrating her practice in the areas of bankruptcy and mortgage creditors’ rights. Byrd earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan-Dearborn and attended Ave Maria School of Law, where she graduated cum laude with her juris doctor.
Razzaque serves as a litigation attorney for Trott, where her practice centers on the mortgage and banking industry, real property and title issues in State and Federal Courts, including appellate work. Razzaque graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in English from McDaniel College in 2001 and received her juris doctor from the Michigan State University College of Law in 2004.
A litigation attorney at Trott, Jacobs focuses his practice on real estate law, commercial and residential foreclosure, mortgage and default servicing. Jacobs graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in finance and business economics from Wayne State University, and received his juris doctor from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.
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Farmington Hills, Mich.-based Trott & Trott specializes in all facets of real estate finance legal work, including default servicing, bankruptcy, eviction and litigation. With a steadfast dedication to client service, integrity, innovation and overall legal excellence, the firm represents mortgage servicers, banks, credit unions, investor groups, commercial and multi-family property owners, and individual entrepreneurs.