Four Rader, Fishman & Grauer Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers


BLOOMFIELD HILLS — Attorneys Michael D. Fishman, R. Terrance Rader, Michael B. Stewart and Glenn E. Forbis, of Rader, Fishman & Grauer, have been named to the list of Best Lawyers in America for 2013. Rader Fishman & Grauer is a leading intellectual property law firm representing companies worldwide. 

Best Lawyers in America is one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Attorneys are chosen based on peer-review surveys. Published in nearly 70 countries, Best Lawyers in America is now in its 19th edition and includes attorneys in 128 practices as a result of more than 4.3 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by lawyers. 

Fishman is named Best Lawyer in the area of trademark law. Moreover, he is named Lawyer of the Year in the area of trademark law for his geographic location, one of the most prestigious awards granted by Best Lawyers in America. Fishman has filed, prosecuted and maintained thousands of trademark applications and registrations in more than 200 jurisdictions worldwide. Fishman holds a Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Science from Wayne State University. 

Rader is named Best Lawyer in the areas of patent litigation and intellectual property litigation. In addition, he was named “Lawyer of the Year” in 2012 in the area of patent litigation for his geographic location. He has been trial counsel in more than 400 federal intellectual property lawsuits, and has obtained numerous multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements for plaintiffs and defendants. He holds a Juris Doctor from American University and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute. 

Stewart was named Best Lawyer in patent litigation and in patent law. He prosecutes domestic and foreign patents and trademarks in a wide variety of disciplines including IT, e-commerce, telecommunications, aerospace and nuclear engineering. He also advises companies on managing large global intellectual property portfolios. Stewart holds a Juris Doctor, a Bachelor of Arts in English, a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering, all from University of Michigan. 

Forbis was named Best Lawyer in intellectual property litigation. He litigates patent and trademark disputes in federal court nationwide, and advises companies on managing and expanding their domestic and foreign patent portfolios. Forbis holds a Juris Doctor, a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science, all from University of Michigan.