Maddin, Hauser, Roth & Heller Add Attorneys


Maddin, Hauser, Roth & Heller PC, has added attorneys Sarah J. Brutman, Karen E. Plaza, and Aaron M. Swedler to the Southfield-based law firm.

Brutman, of Southfield, will serve as an associate and a member of the firm’s defense and insurance coverage practice group and will concentrate her practice on commercial insurance coverage and liability defense.  

Brutman was recognized by DBusiness magazine as a Top Lawyer in 2013 and 2014, and she is a member of Claims & Litigation Management Alliance.

She earned her Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Detroit Mercy and her juris doctor at Wayne State University Law School. 

Plaza is an associate in the firm’s consumer finance regulatory compliance and real property litigation practice group. She has extensive litigation, research, and briefing experience in the areas of real property law, commercial litigation, consumer compliance regulations, creditor’s rights, and bankruptcy. 

Plaza, of Oakland Township, has represented clients in matters involving claims arising under the Truth in Lending Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act and related state law claims. Plaza’s experience also involves quiet title actions, contested foreclosures and evictions.

Plaza received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan and her juris doctor from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.

Swedler, of Bloomfield Hills, is of counsel and will help to expand the capabilities of the firm’s health care practice group.  

Swedler’s practice tackles a wide range of health care recovery problems, including fully insured and self-insured employee benefit plans and commercial health insurance, medical claims coding and administrative matters, auto accidents and no-fault insurance and commercial liability insurance, government-funded programs

Swedler earned his Bachelor of Science in business from Miami University in Ohio, his Master’s of Business Administration from Cleveland State University and his juris doctor from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.