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VIEW THE 2014 TOP LAWYERS

For our 2014 Top Lawyers Peer Review Survey, we polled 18,200 attorneys in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, and Livingston counties. Each attorney was asked to nominate lawyers among 47 legal specialties. All of the listings will be available online at dbusiness.com as of Nov. 18, 2013.


Alternative Dispute Resolution

Tracy Lee Allen, Global Resolutions
Joseph Aviv, Honigman
J. Adam Behrendt, Bodman
Charles Borgsdorf, Hooper, Hathaway, Price, Beuche & Wallace
James R. Case, Kerr Russell & Weber
Thomas W. Cranmer, Miller Canfield
Gene J. Esshaki, Abbott Nicholson
Gilbert Gugni, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
Kevin S. Hendrick, Clark Hill
Barry L. Howard, Lipson Neilson Cole Seltzer & Garin
R. Craig Hupp, Bodman
Alan M. Kanter, Vestevich Mallender DuBois & Dritsas
Richard C. Kaufman, Zausmer Kaufman August Caldwell & Tayler
David A. Kotzian, David A. Kotzian
Sheldon G. Larky, Sheldon G. Larky
Bryan H. Levy, Bryan H. Levy
Daniel P. Makarski, Secrest Wardle
Jon R. Muth, Miller Johnson
Edward H. Pappas, Dickinson Wright
Brad A. Rayle, Howard & Howard
Martin Reisig, Martin Reisig – Mediation Services
Peter M. Ruggirello, Ruggirello Velardo Novara & Ver Beek
James A. Samborn, Dickinson Wright
William A. Sankbeil, Kerr Russell & Weber
Joseph J. Shannon, Bodman
Barbara B. Smith, Law Offices of Barbara B. Smith
Richard A. Soble, Soble Rowe Krichbaum
Sheldon J. Stark, Sheldon J. Stark
Ronald Paul Strote, May Simpson & Strote
Thomas J. Tallerico, Bodman
Martin G. Waldman, Martin G. Waldman
Stuart S. Weiner, Weiner & Randall Law Group
Martin C. Weisman, Weisman Young & Ruemenapp

Anti-trust Law

David A. Ettinger, Honigman
Howard B. Iwrey, Dykema Gossett
Sheldon H. Klein, Butzel Long
Kenneth J. McIntyre, Dickinson Wright
William A. Sankbeil, Kerr Russell & Weber
Larry J. Saylor, Miller Canfield
Nicholas J. Stasevich, Butzel Long
L. Pahl Zinn, Dickinson Wright


Appellate Law

Mark R. Bendure, Bendure & Thomas
James E. Brenner, Clark Hill
Phillip J. DeRosier, Dickinson Wright
Timothy A. Diemer, Jacobs and Diemer
Michael O. Fawaz, Howard & Howard
Stuart G. Friedman, Stuart G. Friedman
Christina A. Ginter, Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook
Mark R. Granzotto, Mark Granzotto
James Gross, James G. Gross
John P. Jacobs, Jacobs and Diemer
Robert G. Kamenec, Plunkett Cooney
Bruce T. Leitman, Bruce T. Leitman & Associates
Julie McCann O’Connor, O’Connor De Grazia Tamm & O’Connor
Rosalind H. Rochkind, Garan Lucow Miller
Mary Massaron Ross, Plunkett Cooney
Daniel S. Saylor, Garan Lucow Miller
Larry J. Saylor, Miller Canfield
Brian G. Shannon, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss
Noreen L. Slank, Collins Einhorn Farrell & Ulanoff
Joanne Geha Swanson, Kerr Russell & Weber
Barbara Dodenhoff Urlaub, Driggers Schultz & Herbst
James J. Walsh, Bodman
Beth A. Wittmann, Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook
Susan H. Zitterman, Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook

Arbitration

Tracy Lee Allen, Global Resolutions
Gene J. Esshaki, Abbott Nicholson
Barry L. Howard, Lipson Neilson Cole Seltzer & Garin
Peter B. Kupelian, Kupelian Ormond & Magy

Banking & Financial Service Law

Allison R. Bach, Dickinson Wright
Douglas C. Bernstein, Plunkett Cooney
Stephen E. Dawson, Dickinson Wright
Robert J. Diehl Jr., Bodman
Jane Groves Enright, Jane Groves Enright
Robert B. Goldi, Kotz Sangster Wysocki
Lisa Sommers Gretchko, Howard & Howard
Scott P. Gyorke, Bodman
Bruce W. Haffey, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
William H. Heritage III, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
Joseph H. Hickey, Dykema Gossett
Kathleen O’Callaghan Hickey, Bodman
Jeffrey Alan Hoover, Howard & Howard
Steven G. Howell, Dickinson Wright
Justin G. Klimko, Butzel Long
Joseph J. Kochanek, Bodman
John K. Lawrence, Dickinson Wright
Thomas W. Linn, Miller Canfield
Anthony Mavrinac, Miller Canfield
Ralph E. McDowell, Bodman
Steven A. Roach, Miller Canfield
Damali A. Sahu, Bodman
Nicholas P. Scavone Jr., Bodman
Wayne S. Segal, Dawda Mann Mulcahy & Sadler
Joseph R. Sgroi, Honigman
Colleen M. Shevnock, Dickinson Wright
William P. Shield Jr., Dickinson Wright
Larry R. Shulman, Bodman
Theodore B. Sylwestrzak, Dickinson Wright
Wendy L. Zabriskie, Bodman

Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights Law

Joel D. Applebaum, Clark Hill
Marc M. Bakst, Bodman
Douglas C. Bernstein, Plunkett Cooney
Charles D. Bullock, Stevenson & Bullock
Judy B. Calton, Honigman
Thomas E. Coughlin, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss
Robert J. Diehl Jr., Bodman
Seth A. Drucker, Honigman
Joseph M. Fischer, Carson Fischer
Marcy J. Ford, Trott & Trott
Robert D. Gordon, Clark Hill
Jonathan S. Green, Miller Canfield
Lisa Sommers Gretchko, Howard & Howard
Stephen M. Gross, McDonald Hopkins
Michael C. Hammer, Dickinson Wright
Steven G. Howell, Dickinson Wright
Richardo I. Kilpatrick, Kilpatrick & Associates
Ralph E. McDowell, Bodman
Max J. Newman, Butzel Long
Judy A. O’Neill, Foley & Lardner
James A. Plemmons, Dickinson Wright
Thomas B. Radom, Butzel Long
E. Todd Sable, Honigman
Joseph R. Sgroi, Honigman
Aaron M. Silver, Honigman
Geoffrey L. Silverman, Silverman & Morris
Brian R. Trumbauer, Bodman
Robert M. Weiss, Robert M. Weiss Law Offices
Jay L. Welford, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss
Matthew E. Wilkins, Brooks Wilkins Sharkey & Turco
Scott A. Wolfson, Wolfson Bolton

Commercial Law

Matthew J. Boettcher, Plunkett Cooney
Gene P. Bowen, Bodman
Lawrence G. Campbell, Dickinson Wright
Gerald C. Davis, Cummings McClorey Davis & Acho
Michael C. Gibbons, Beier Howlett
Lisa Sommers Gretchko, Howard & Howard
Robert J. Hahn,Cummings McClorey Davis & Acho
Keith C. Jablonski, Beier Howlett
Jon D. Kreucher, Howard & Howard
Edwin J. Lukas, Bodman
H. Joel Newman, H. Joel Newman
Mark W. Peters, Bodman
Edward J. Wloszek III, Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook
Francis F. Yono, Yono & Associates

Construction Law

Harvey W. Berman, Bodman
Marty A. Burnstein, Burnstein Law
James R. Case, Kerr Russell & Weber
Randall Chioini, Chioini Sarnacki Reynolds Doherty and Piatt
Ronald A. Deneweth, Deneweth Dugan & Parfitt
Lawrence M. Dudek, Miller Canfield
Eric J. Flessland, Butzel Long
Gregory J. Gamalski, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
Alan M. Greene, Dykema Gossett
Kevin S. Hendrick, Clark Hill
Ronald E. Hodess, Miller Canfield
Matthew T. Jane, Bodman
Frank T. Mamat, Foster Swift Collins & Smith
Lawrence D. McLaughlin, Honigman
Sonal Hope Mithani, Miller Canfield
Gary D. Reeves, Bodman
James A. Samborn, Dickinson Wright
Jeffrey M. Sangster, Kotz Sangster Wysocki
Dennis B. Schultz, Butzel Long
John M. Sier, Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook
Scott H. Sirich, Plunkett Cooney
Ronald Paul Strote, May Simpson & Strote

Copyright Law

Joseph Albert Bellanca, Hertz Schram
Alan N. Harris, Bodman
Howard Hertz, Hertz Schram
Susan M. Kornfield, Bodman
Lisa Rycus Mikalonis, Sommers Schwartz
Angela Marie-Alvarez Sujek, Bodman

Corporate Law

Thomas G. Appleman, Miller Canfield
Brad B. Arbuckle, Miller Canfield
C. Leslie Banas, Banas and Associates
Michael Beals, Howard & Howard
J. Michael Bernard, Dykema Gossett
James Beuche, Hooper, Hathaway, Price, Beuche & Wallace
Brandon Jay Booth, Howard & Howard
Daniel R. Boynton, Driggers Schultz & Herbst
James C. Bruno, Butzel Long
James Cambridge, Kerr Russell & Weber
Brandon Michael Dalziel, Bodman
Timothy R. Damschroder, Bodman
Laurence B. Deitch, Bodman
Bernadette M. Dennehy, Dickinson Wright
Joseph J. DeVito, Howard & Howard
Robert J. Diehl Jr., Bodman
Forrest O. Dillon, Bodman
Arthur Dudley II, Butzel Long
Steven J. Enwright, Tomkiw Enwright
David Foltyn, Honigman
Robert P. Geller, Hertz Schram
Randall R. Hall, Plunkett Cooney
John J. Hern Jr., Clark Hill
Mark R. High, Dickinson Wright
Robert A. Hudson, Butzel Long
Paul Huth, Huth Lynett
Ira J. Jaffe, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss
David D. Joswick, Miller Canfield
Lisa M. Kavalhuna, Hertz Schram
Justin G. Klimko, Butzel Long
Donald J. Kunz, Honigman
Henry P. Lee, Howard & Howard
Edwin J. Lukas, Bodman
George M. Malis, Abbott Nicholson
Richard M. Miettinen, Howard & Howard
Daniel H. Minkus, Clark Hill
Aleksandra A. Miziolek, Dykema Gossett
Mary P. Nelson, Abbott Nicholson
Michael C. Schmick, Schmick Law Offices
Christopher G. Schultz, Cummings McClorey Davis & Acho
Alan S. Schwartz, Honigman
David C. Stone, Bodman
Paul Alan Thursam, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
Richard A. Walawender, Miller Canfield
J. Bryan Williams, Dickinson Wright
Benjamin Fan Wu, Butzel Long
Gregory L. Wysocki, Kotz Sangster Wysocki

Employee Benefits Law

Andrew T. Baran, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
Deborah L. Baughman, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss
Alexander B. Bragdon, Butzel Long
Daniel J. Bretz, Clark Hill
Eva T. Cantarella, Hertz Schram
A. Vince Colella, Moss & Colella
John J. Conway, John J. Conway
David R. Deromedi, Dickinson Wright
Kristi R. Gauthier, Clark Hill
Deborah L. Grace, Dickinson Wright
Roberta P. Granadier, Butzel Long
Edward C. Hammond, Clark Hill
Margaret A. Hunter, Dykema Gossett
Robert B. Johnston, Howard & Howard
Theresa C. Joswick, Dawda Mann Mulcahy & Sadler
Mary Jo Larson, Warner Norcross & Judd
Charles M. Lax, Maddin Hauser Wartell Roth & Heller
Frank T. Mamat, Foster Swift Collins & Smith
Lynn F. McGuire, Butzel Long
Christopher A. McMican, Miller Canfield
Cynthia A. Moore, Dickinson Wright
Charles Mitchell Russman, Bodman
Kenneth J. Sachs, Miller Canfield
Jordan S. Schreier, Butzel Long
Thomas L. Shaevsky, Butzel Long
Michael R. Shpiece, Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook
David B. Walters, Bodman

Energy Law

C. Leslie Banas, Banas and Associates
Richard A. Barr, Honigman
Fredrick J. Dindoffer, Bodman
Amy M. Johnston, Miller Canfield
Rodger A. Kershner, Howard & Howard
Jon D. Kreucher, Howard & Howard
Sharon R. Newlon, Dickinson Wright
Peter W. Waldmeir, Miller Canfield

Environmental Law

Kurt M. Brauer, Warner Norcross & Judd
George F. Curran III, Kotz Sangster Wysocki
Fredrick J. Dindoffer, Bodman
Charles E. Dunn, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
Grant P. Gilezan, Dykema Gossett
Beth S. Gotthelf, Butzel Long
Jeffrey K. Haynes, Beier Howlett
R. Craig Hupp, Bodman
Mark D. Jacobs, Dykema Gossett
Susan L. Johnson, Butzel Long
Steven C. Kohl, Warner Norcross & Judd
Anna M. Maiuri, Dickinson Wright
Saulius K. Mikalonis, Plunkett Cooney
Steven C. Nadeau, Honigman
Gary A. Peters, Howard & Howard
Susan J. Sadler, Dawda Mann Mulcahy & Sadler
Arthur H. Siegal, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss
Bruce A. Truex, Secrest Wardle

Family Business Law

Tracy Lee Allen, Global Resolutions
Mark A. Bank, The Law Firm of John F. Schaefer
Carol F. Breitmeyer, Breitmeyer Cushman
Gerald P. Cavellier, Hertz Schram
Carole L. Chiamp, Chiamp & Associates
Celeste M. Dunn, Plunkett Cooney
Laura E. Eisenberg, Alexander Eisenberg & Spilman
Gilbert Gugni, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
Felice Iafrate, Iafrate & Salassa
Ira J. Jaffe, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss
Ryan M. Kelly, Kelly & Kelly
William O. Lynch, Fryhoff & Lynch
Donald E. McGinnis Jr., Donald E. McGinnis Jr.
John F. Mills, Williams Williams Rattner & Plunkett
Thomas R. Quilter III, Abbott Nicholson
Jeffrey A. Robbins, Hertz Schram
Jeffrey M. Salassa, Iafrate & Salassa
Amy A. Stawski, Kemp Klein Law Firm
Lisa D. Stern, Hertz Schram
Daniel R. Victor, Victor & Victor
Richard S. Victor, Victor & Victor
Jessica R. Woll, Woll & Woll

Food and Beverage Law

G. Christopher Bernard, Bodman
Maria Cesira Fracassa Dwyerm, Clark Hill
J. Patrick Howe, Howard & Howard

Franchise Law

Gustaf R. Andreasen, Howard & Howard
Irene Bruce Hathaway, Miller Canfield
K. Dino Kostopoulos, Kostopoulos Rodriguez
Carl Rashid Jr., Dykema Gossett
James Y. Rayis, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
Francis Nicolas Rodriguez, Kostopoulos Rodriguez
David L. Steinberg, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss
Thomas J. Tallerico, Bodman
Rebecca M. Turner, Maddin Hauser Wartell Roth & Heller
Robert Y. Weller, II, Abbott Nicholson
John F. Youngblood, Abbott Nicholson

Health Care Law

Maria B. Abrahamsen, Dykema Gossett
John A. Anderson, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
Terese Farhat Crane, Wachler & Associates
Brandon Michael Dalziel, Bodman
Gregory G. Drutchas, Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook
Robert Geller, Hertz Schram
Debra A. Geroux, Butzel Long
Robert S. Iwrey, The Health Law Partners
Mark S. Kopson, Plunkett Cooney
Mark R. Lezotte, Butzel Long
Kenneth R. Marcus, Honigman Miller
Joseph F. Page III, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
Lisa Panah, Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook
Abby L. Pendleton, The Health Law Partners
Alan T. Rogalski, Warner Norcross & Judd
David L. Rogers, Rogers Mantese & Associates
Linda S. Ross, Honigman
Robert L. Schwartz, Clark Hill
E. William S. Shipman, Bodman
Keith J. Soltis, Kotz Sangster Wysocki
Andrew Wachler, Wachler & Associates
Mark E. Wilson, Dickinson Wright

Immigration Law

Nahil Peter Antone, Antone Casagrande & Adwers
Linda J. Armstrong, Butzel Long
Dorothy H. Basmaji, Vercruysse Murray & Calzone
Robert M. Birach, Charfoos Giovan and Birach
Debra Auerbach Clephane, Vercruysse Murray & Calzone
Scott F. Cooper, Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen & Loewy
Rami D. Fakhoury, Fakhoury Law Group
Leila Freijy, Law Office of Leila Freijy
Carol A. Friend, Honigman
Joseph M. Kallabat, Joseph Kallabat & Associates
Alexander Lebedinski, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
Elise S. Levasseur, Dickinson Wright
Clara DeMatteis Mager, Butzel Long
Eli Maroko, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss
Michael P. Nowlan, Clark Hill
Reginald A. Pacis, Butzel Long
Meghan Kennedy Riordan, Kerr Russell & Weber
Andrew D. Stacer, Stacer

Information Management & Discover Law

Angela Emmerling Boufford, Butzel Long
Alan N. Harris, Bodman
Claudia Rast, Butzel Long

Information Technology Law

Dean W. Amburn, Howard & Howard
Jeremy D. Bisdorf, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss
Alan N. Harris, Bodman
Michael S. Khoury, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss
Susan M. Kornfield, Bodman
Kathryn L. Ossian, Ossian Law
Claudia Rast, Butzel Long
Jeffrey A. Sadowski, Howard & Howard
Stephen L. Tupper, Dykema Gossett
Brian D. Wassom, Honigman

Insurance Law

Charles W. Browning, Plunkett Cooney
William M. Cassetta, Honigman
Michelle Thurber Czapski, Bodman
Timothy A. Diemer, Jacobs and Diemer
Nathan J. Edmonds, Secrest Wardle
Michael Fabian, Fabian Sklar & King
Christopher D. Filiatraut, Michael J. Morse
Robert E. Graziani, Howard & Howard
Patrick A. King, Fabian Sklar & King
Peter B. Kupelian, Kupelian Ormond & Magy
Adam B. Kutinsky, Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook
Marc J. Mendelson, Michael J. Morse
Michael J. Morse, Michael J. Morse
Kenneth C. Newa, Plunkett Cooney
Stuart A. Sklar, Fabian Sklar & King
Timothy Young, Cummings McClorey Davis & Acho

Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Andrew R. Basile, Young Basile Hanlon & MacFarlane
Joseph Albert Bellanca, Hertz Schram
Eric M. Dobrusin, The Dobrusin Law Firm
Brian C. Doughty, Brooks Kushman
Jennifer A. Dukarski, Butzel Long
Michael Fishman, Rader Fishman & Grauer
Samuel J. Haidle, Howard & Howard
Alan N. Harris, Bodman
Howard Hertz, Hertz Schram
Lawrence R. Jordan, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss
Linda D. Kennedy, Butzel Long
Andrew Kochanowski, Sommers Schwartz
Susan M. Kornfield, Bodman
David M. LaPrairie, Howard & Howard
Kristin L. Murphy, Brooks Kushman
Steven L. Oberholtzer, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
A. Michael Palizzi, Miller Canfield
Bill C. Panagos, Rader Fishman & Grauer
Jeffrey A. Sadowski, Howard & Howard
Norman L. Sims, The Dobrusin Law Firm
Eric John Sosenko, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
Michael B. Stewart, Rader Fishman & Grauer
Deborah (Bea) Swedlow, Honigman

International Trade Law

James C. Bruno, Butzel Long
Jeffrey F. Paulsen, Paulsen Law Firm
Nicholas J. Stasevich, Butzel Long
Bruce C. Thelen, Dickinson Wright
Randolph M. Wright, Berry Moorman

Labor and Employment Law

Meg C. Alli, Ogletree Deakins
Andrew T. Baran, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
John T. Below, Kotz Sangster Wysocki
Karen B. Berkery, Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook
Kathleen L. Bogas, Bogas Koncius & Croson
Robert A. Boonin, Butzel Long
James J. Boutrous II, McDonald Hopkins
Thomas P. Brady, Clark Hill
Daniel J. Bretz, Clark Hill
John C. Cashen, Bodman
Thomas A. Cattel, Ogletree Deakins
Carey A. DeWitt, Butzel Long
John A. Entenman, Dykema Gossett
Steven J. Fishman, Bodman
Gary W. Francis, Plunkett Cooney
Donald J. Gasiorek, Gasiorek Morgan Greco & McCauley
Deborah L. Gordon, Deborah L. Gordon
David F. Greco, Gasiorek Morgan Greco & McCauley
Elizabeth P. Hardy, Kienbaum Opperwall Hardy & Pelton
William L. Hooth, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
Timothy H. Howlett, Dickinson Wright
Eileen K. Husband, Cummings McClorey Davis & Acho
Thomas G. Kienbaum, Kienbaum Opperwall Hardy & Pelton
Brian E. Koncius, Bogas Koncius & Croson
David A. Kotzian, David A. Kotzian
Frank T. Mamat, Foster Swift Collins & Smith
Christopher P. Mazzoli, Bodman
Brett J. Miller, Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook
Sam G. Morgan, Gasiorek Morgan Greco & McCauley
Joey Scott Niskar, The Niskar Law Firm
Megan P. Norris, Miller Canfield
Theodore R. Opperwall, Kienbaum Opperwall Hardy & Pelton
Eric J. Pelton, Kienbaum Opperwall Hardy & Pelton
Karen L. Piper, Bodman
Joseph A. Ritok Jr., Dykema Gossett
James S. Rosenfeld, Butzel Long
Jennifer L. Sabourin, Miller Canfield
Jeffrey A. Steele, Clark Hill
Louis Theros, Butzel Long
Andrey T. Tomkiw, Tomkiw Enwright
Richard B. Tomlinson, Driggers Schultz & Herbst
Suanne Tiberio Trimmer, Dawda Mann Mulcahy & Sadler
Daniel B. Tukel, Butzel Long
Ethan Vinson, Cummings McClorey Davis & Acho
Richard W. Warren Jr., Miller Canfield
Anne-Marie Vercruysse Welch, Clark Hill

Legal Malpractice Law

Lawrence J. Acker, Lawrence J. Acker
David C. Anderson, Collins Einhorn Farrell & Ulanoff
Theresa M. Asoklis, Collins Einhorn Farrell & Ulanoff
Thomas H. Blaske, Blaske & Blaske
Donald D. Campbell, Collins Einhorn Farrell & Ulanoff
Brian D. Einhorn, Collins Einhorn Farrell & Ulanoff
Jennifer M. Grieco, Neuman Anderson
Harvey R. Heller, Maddin Hauser Wartell Roth & Heller
Starr M. Hewitt Kincaid, Lipson Neilson Cole Seltzer & Garin
Miles A. Hurwitz, Hurwitz & Gantz
Steve M. Wolock, Maddin Hauser Wartell Roth & Heller

Litigation – Antitrust

Fred K. Herrmann, Kerr Russell & Weber
Howard B. Iwrey, Dykema Gossett
Frederick R. Juckniess, Schiff Harden
George G. Kemsley, Bodman
Sheldon H. Klein, Butzel Long
Larry J. Saylor, Miller Canfield
Kimberly L. Scott, Miller Canfield

Litigation – Banking and Finance

Thomas P. Bruetsch, Bodman
Jane Groves Enright, Jane Groves Enright
Patrick Lannen, Plunkett Cooney
Dennis J. Levasseur, Bodman
Megan P. McKnight, Plunkett Cooney
Steven A. Morris, Simon PLC Attorneys & Counselors

Litigation – Commercial

Joseph Aviv, Honigman
Matthew J. Boettcher, Plunkett Cooney
Keefe A. Brooks, Brooks Wilkins Sharkey & Turco
Michael P. Coakley, Miller Canfield
Ronald L. Cornell, Seyburn Kahn
Thomas W. Cranmer, Miller Canfield
Stephen Paul Dunn, Howard & Howard
Elizabeth A. Favaro, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
Jennifer Kate Alward Green, Clark Hill
Alan N. Harris, Bodman
Shawn H. Head, Law Offices of Dean Koulouras
William H. Horton, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
Keith C. Jablonski, Beier Howlett
Nineveh S. Korkis, The Korkis Law Firm
Dennis J. Levasseur, Bodman
Chiara F. Mattieson, Plunkett Cooney
Patrick Michael McCarthy, Patrick M. McCarthy
Megan P. McKnight, Plunkett Cooney
David S. Mendelson, The Mendelson Law Firm
E. Powell Miller, The Miller Law Firm
John Mucha III, Dawda Mann Mulcahy & Sadler
Kenneth F. Neuman, Neuman Anderson
H. Joel Newman, H. Joel Newman
Marc L. Newman, The Miller Law Firm
A. Michael Palizzi, Miller Canfield
Mark W. Peyser, Howard & Howard
Daniel D. Quick, Dickinson Wright
William C. Schaefer, Driggers Schultz & Herbst
Bruce L. Sendek, Butzel Long
Joseph J. Shannon, Bodman
Daniel N. Sharkey, Brooks Wilkins Sharkey & Turco
Patricia A. Stamler, Hertz Schram
Jonathan D. Sweik, Hertz Schram
Thomas J. Tallerico, Bodman
David B. Timmis, Vandeveer Garzia
John R. Trentacosta, Foley & Lardner
Joseph G. Vernon, Miller Canfield
Edward J. Wloszek III, Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook

Litigation – Construction

Jay M. Berger, Clark Hill
James R. Case, Kerr Russell & Weber
Ronald A. Deneweth, Deneweth Dugan & Parfitt
Lawrence M. Dudek, Miller Canfield
Eric J. Flessland, Butzel Long
Kevin J. Gleeson, Sullivan Ward Asher & Patton
Alan M. Greene, Dykema Gossett
Kevin S. Hendrick, Clark Hill
Matthew T. Jane, Bodman
Sean P. McNally, Kotz Sangster Wysocki
Sonal Hope Mithani, Miller Canfield
Ryan L. Perry, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
Matthew Ryan Rechtien, Bodman
Gary D. Reeves, Bodman
Dennis B. Schultz, Butzel Long
John M. Sier, Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook
Scott H. Sirich, Plunkett Cooney
Ronald Paul Strote, May Simpson & Strote
James J. Urban, Butzel Long

Litigation – Insurance

David C. Anderson, Collins Einhorn Farrell & Ulanoff
Larry W. Bennett, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
Michelle Thurber Czapski, Bodman
Margaret T. Debler, Johnson Rosati Schultz & Joppich
Nathan J. Edmonds, Secrest Wardle
Patrick A. King, Fabian Sklar & King
Brian J. Kingsley, Driggers Schultz & Herbst
Jason J. Liss, Fabian Sklar & King
Michael J. Morse, Michael J. Morse
Bryan L. Schefman, Law Office of Bryan L. Schefman
T. Joseph Seward, Cummings McClorey Davis & Acho
Marc J. Shefman, Law Offices of Marc J. Shefman
Lauren Wawrzyniak, Zausmer Kaufman August Caldwell & Tayler
Nicole E. Wilinski, Plunkett Cooney

Litigation – Intellectual Property

Kimberly A. Berger, Miller Canfield
Mark A. Cantor, Brooks Kushman
Catherine Thompson Dobrowitsky, Rivenoak Law Group
Melanie T. Frazier, Law Offices of Frazier & Gebauer
Alan N. Harris, Bodman
J. Michael Huget, Honigman
Kristin L. Murphy, Brooks Kushman
Bill C. Panagos, Butzel Long
Jeffrey A. Sadowski, Howard & Howard
Leigh C. Taggart, Rader Fishman & Grauer

Litigation – Patents

Christopher G. Darrow, Young Basile Hanlon & MacFarlane
John M. Halan, Brooks Kushman
Kristopher K. Hulliberger, Howard & Howard
Linda D. Kennedy, Butzel Long

Mediation

Tracy Lee Allen, Global Resolutions
David B. Calzone, David B. Calzone
Gene J. Esshaki, Abbott Nicholson
Gilbert Gugni, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
Daniel P. Makarski, Secrest Wardle
Martin Reisig, Martin Reisig Mediation Services
Karen Sendelbach, Nicholas Sacks Slank Sendelbach & Bulteweg
Matthew S. Weaver, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
Martin C. Weisman, Weisman Young & Ruemenapp
Sharon M. Woods, Barris Sott Denn & Driker

Medical Malpractice Law

Bruce E. Bigler, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
Thomas H. Blaske, Blaske & Blaske
David W. Christensen, Charfoos & Charfoos
Chad D. Engelhardt, Goethel Engelhardt
Jennifer A. Engelhardt, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
Charles W. Fisher, Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook
Robert F. Garvey, Robert F. Garvey
Stephen B. Goethel, Goethel Engelhardt
Paul W. Hines, Gasiorek Morgan Greco & McCauley
Ven R. Johnson, Johnson Law
Jody B. Lipton, Lipton Law
James William Low, The Dollar Law Firm
Donna M. MacKenzie, Olsman Mueller Wallace & MacKenzie
Barbara A. Martin, Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook
Kenneth M. Mattson, Plunkett Cooney
Stephen D. McGraw, Kerr Russell & Weber
Brian J. McKeen, McKeen & Associates
John J. Moran, Abbott Nicholson
Joslyn R. Muller, Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook
Jules B. Olsman, Olsman Mueller Wallace & MacKenzie
Jesse M. Reiter, Reiter & Walsh
Harry J. Sherbrook, Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook
Judith A. Susskind, Thurswell Law
Gerald E. Thurswell, Thurswell Law
Norman D. Tucker, Sommers Schwartz
Bruce A. Vande Vusse, Foster Swift Collins & Smith
Steve J. Weiss, Hertz Schram
David J. Winter, David J. Winter
Leroy H. Wulfmeier III, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
Jay G. Yasso, Hertz Schram

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Brad B. Arbuckle, Miller Canfield
J. Michael Bernard, Dykema Gossett
Gene P. Bowen, Bodman
Timothy R. Damschroder, Bodman
Laurence B. Deitch, Bodman
Joseph J. DeVito, Howard & Howard
Robert J. Diehl Jr., Bodman
Forrest O. Dillon, Bodman
Jeffrey Alan Hoover, Howard & Howard
Robert A. Hudson, Butzel Long
Lee B. Kellert, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss
Justin G. Klimko, Butzel Long
Jin-Kyu Koh, Dykema Gossett
Eric I. Lark, Kerr Russell & Weber
Carrie Leahy, Bodman
Gerald T. Lievois, Dykema Gossett
D. Richard McDonald, Dykema Gossett
Daniel H. Minkus, Clark Hill
Gail Haefner Straith, Gail H. Straith
Richard A. Walawender, Miller Canfield

Municipal Law

Derk W. Beckerleg, Secrest Wardle
Daniel Carlson, Shifman & Carlson
Jeffrey R. Clark, Cummings McClorey Davis & Acho
Timothy J. Currier, Beier Howlett
Lisa J. Hamameh, Foster Swift Collins & Smith
William P. Hampton, Secrest Wardle
Robert S. Huth Jr., Kirk Lange & Badalamenti
Steven P. Joppich, Johnson Rosati Schultz & Joppich
Daniel J. Kelly, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
Dennis J. Levasseur, Bodman
Edward D. Plato, The Plato Law Firm
Carol A. Rosati, Johnson Rosati Schultz & Joppich
Thomas R. Schultz, Johnson Rosati Schultz & Joppich
Reginald M. Turner Jr., Clark Hill

Nonprofit/Charities Law

Celeste E. Arduino, Bodman
Geaneen M. Arends, Butzel Long
Christopher J. Dine, Bodman
David M. Hempstead, Bodman
Joseph J. Kochanek, Bodman
Kenneth E. Konop, Miller Canfield
Randolph S. Perry, Bodman
Duane L. Tarnacki, Clark Hill
David M. Thoms, Miller Canfield

Product Liability

Cheryl A. Bush, Bush Seyferth & Paige
Thomas G. Cardelli, Cardelli Lanfear & Buikema
Michael P. Cooney, Dykema Gossett
James P. Feeney, Dykema Gossett
Jennifer M. Grieco, Neuman Anderson
David M. Kramer, David M. Kramer
Bret A. Schnitzer, Law Offices of Bret A. Schnitzer
David Sabah Senawi, Hyman Law Group
Patrick G. Seyferth, Bush Seyferth & Paige
Lynn Abraham Sheehy, Kotz Sangster Wysocki

Professional Malpractice Law

Lawrence J. Acker, Lawrence J. Acker
David C. Anderson, Collins Einhorn Farrell & Ulanoff
Michael P. Ashcraft Jr., Plunkett Cooney
Thomas H. Blaske, Blaske & Blaske
Donald D. Campbell, Collins Einhorn Farrell & Ulanoff
Thomas W. Cranmer, Miller Canfield
Chad David Engelhardt, Goethel Engelhardt
Starr M. Hewitt Kincaid, Lipson Neilson Cole Seltzer & Garin
George G. Kemsley, Bodman
Bret A. Schnitzer, Law Offices of Bret A. Schnitzer
Phillip E. Seltzer, Lipson Neilson Cole Seltzer & Garin
Philip J. Thomas, Philip J. Thomas Attorney at Law

Public Finance Law

Barbara A. Bowman, Bodman
John A. Carlson, Shifman & Carlson
Thomas D. Colis, Miller Canfield
Terence M. Donnelly, Dickinson Wright
Amanda Van Dusen, Miller Canfield
Robert Joseph Gavin, Shifman & Carlson
Craig W. Hammond, Dickinson Wright
F. Thomas Lewand, Bodman
Michael P. McGee, Miller Canfield
Patrick F. McGow, Miller Canfield
Robert L. Schwartz, Clark Hill
Carl F. Stafford, Bodman

Real Estate Law

James C. Adams, Butzel Long
James L. Allen, Miller Canfield
Geaneen M. Arends, Butzel Long
Richard Burstein, Honigman
Robert Carson, Carson Fischer
Rebecca Janet Craig, Galloway and Collens
Edward C. Dawda, Dawda Mann Mulcahy & Sadler
Gregory J. DeMars, Honigman
Lawrence M. Dudek, Miller Canfield
Joseph M. Fazio, Miller Canfield
Geoffrey S. Gallinger, Butzel Long
T. Scott Galloway, Galloway and Collens
Gregory J. Gamalski, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
David Stewart Green, Butzel Long
Alan M. Greene, Dykema Gossett
Daniel M. Halprin, Dawda Mann Mulcahy & Sadler
Mark R. Hauser, Maddin Hauser Wartell Roth & Heller
David W. Hipp, Bodman
Ronald E. Hodess, Miller Canfield
Paul Huth, Huth Lynett
Keith C. Jablonski, Beier Howlett
Thomas A. Kabel, Butzel Long
Patrick A. Karbowski, Butzel Long
Joel D. Kellman, Dykema Gossett
Robert T. Kent, Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook
Monica J. Labe, Dickinson Wright
Scott K. Lites, Plunkett Cooney
Paul S. Magy, Clark Hill
Daniel Joseph Marchese, Liberty Title Agency
Lawrence D. McLaughlin, Honigman
Robert M. Meisner, The Meisner Law Group
George D. Mercer, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
Allan Nachman, Butzel Long
Robert R. Nix II, Kerr Russell & Weber
Stephen G. Palms, Miller Canfield
Cameron H. Piggott, Dykema Gossett
Laurie S. Raab, Hertz Schram
Brian S. Raznick, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss
Lowell D. Salesin, Honigman
Anthony J. Saulino Jr., Butzel Long
Nicholas P. Scavone Jr., Bodman
Bradley J. Schram, Hertz Schram
Kenneth Silver, Hertz Schram
James A. Simpson, Miller Canfield
Andrew Z. Spilkin, Bodman
George Sumnik, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss
Matthew Theunick, Trott & Trott
Joseph W. Thomas, Driggers Schultz & Herbst
Thomas L. Treppa, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
Glen M. Zatz, Bodman
Richard A. Zussman, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss

Securities Law

Thomas G. Appleman, Miller Canfield
Brad B. Arbuckle, Miller Canfield
Barbara A. Bowman, Bodman
Brendan J. Cahill, Dykema Gossett
Michael P. Coakley, Miller Canfield
Dennis K. Egan, Kotz Sangster Wysocki
Fred B. Green, Bodman
Patrick J. Haddad, Kerr Russell & Weber
Raymond W. Henney, Honigman
David D. Joswick, Miller Canfield
Mark L. Kowalsky, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss
Edwin J. Lukas, Bodman
Mark A. Metz, Dykema Gossett
Clarence L. Pozza Jr., Miller Canfield
Michael T. Raymond, Dickinson Wright
Peter Sugar, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss

Tax Law

Andrew A. Ayar, Strobl & Sharp
Venar Raad Ayar, Ayar Law Group
Jess A. Bahs, Howard & Howard
Marko J. Belej, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss
Jerrold M. Bigelman, Bodman
Lynn Brimer, Strobl & Sharp
Marla Schwaller Carew, Marla Schwaller Carew
Barnett Jay Colvin, Bodman
Roger Cook, Honigman
Randall A. Denha, Denha & Associates
Christopher J. Dine, Bodman
Jeffrey S. Freeman, Law Office of Jeffrey S. Freeman
George W. Gregory, George W. Gregory
Steven E. Grob, Dykema Gossett
Michael A. Indenbaum, Honigman Miller
Shawn George Jappaya, Jappaya Law
Terry O. Lang, Butzel Long
Charles M. Lax, Maddin Hauser Wartell Roth & Heller
Henry P. Lee, Howard & Howard
Jeffrey D. Moss, Dawda Mann Mulcahy & Sadler
Steven Nofar, Hertz Schram
Carl Rashid Jr., Dykema Gossett
Jeffrey A. Robbins, Hertz Schram
Lee A. Sartori, Howard & Howard
Richard H. Schloss, Hertz Schram
Aaron H. Sherbin, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss
William E. Sider, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss
Richard S. Soble, Honigman

Trade Secrets

Jeremy D. Bisdorf, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss
Carey A. DeWitt, Butzel Long
Bernard J. Fuhs, Butzel Long
Alexander Stotland, Hertz Schram

Trusts and Estates

Christopher A. Ballard, Honigman
William A. Beluzo Jr., Plunkett Cooney
Joseph A. Bonventre, Clark Hill
Eric Thomas Carver, Dykema Gossett
Howard H. Collens, Galloway and Collens
Anthony Paul Cracchiolo, Bodman
Michael G. Cumming, Dykema Gossett
Andrew H. Curoe, Bodman
Randall A. Denha, Denha & Associates
Patricia Kefalas Dudek, Patricia E. Kefalas Dudek & Associates
Linda D. Friedland, Cummings McClorey Davis & Acho
Julius H. Giarmarco, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
George W. Gregory, George W. Gregory
Henry M. Grix, Dickinson Wright
David M. Hempstead, Bodman
Stephen W. Jones, Beier Howlett
Robert B. Joslyn, Joslyn & Vernon
David P. Larsen, Bodman
Judith F. Layne, Dickinson Wright
Henry P. Lee, Howard & Howard
Marguerite Munson Lentz, Bodman
George M. Malis, Abbott Nicholson
Sanford J. Mall, Mall Malisow & Cooney
Dennis M. Mitzel, Berry Moorman
Robert P. Perry, Butzel Long
Patricia Gormely Prince, Prince Law Firm
Jennifer M. Savel, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
Christopher G. Schultz, Cummings McClorey Davis & Acho
Daniel R. Shirey, Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook
David W. Sommerfeld, Butzel Long
James P. Spica, Dickinson Wright
Thomas F. Sweeney, Clark Hill
Rachel H. Tucker, Joelson Rosenberg
Linda A. Wasserman, Honigman

White-Collar Criminal Defense

Christopher A. Andreoff, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss
Raymond A. Cassar, Law Offices of Raymond A. Cassar
Martin E. Crandall, Clark Hill
Thomas W. Cranmer, Miller Canfield
George B. Donnini, Butzel Long
David F. DuMouchel, Butzel Long
Doraid B. Elder, Doraid B. Elder
Steven Fishman, Attorney at Law
Robert E. Forrest, Kerr Russell & Weber
David G. Gorcyca, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
Deanna L. Kelley, Kelley Bilkovic Markus Vitale
Brian M. Legghio, Law Offices of Brian M. Legghio
Matthew F. Leitman, Miller Canfield
Douglas R. Mullkoff, Kessler Mullkoff & Hooberman
Walter J. Piszczatowski, Hertz Schram
Michael J. Rex, Hertz Schram
Joseph E. Richotte, Butzel Long
Neil S. Rockind, Neil Rockind
Lawrence B. Shulman, Jackson Lewis
James C. Thomas, James C. Thomas

Workers Compensation Law

Victor J. Abela, Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook
Alex Berman, Law Offices of Alex Berman Michigan Workers Comp Lawyers
Alicia Birach, Foster Swift Collins & Smith
John P. Charters, Charters Heck O’Donnell Petrulis & Tyler
Thomas L. Fleury, Keller Thoma
James R. Geroux, Plunkett Cooney
Andrea Lynnea Hamm, Miller Cohen
Adam Levitsky, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
Dennis J. Morse, Law Offices of Alex Berman Michigan Workers Comp Lawyers
Timothy J. Mullins, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
Albert T. Nelson Jr., Giarmarco Mullins & Horton
Charles W. Palmer, Charles W. Palmer
Dennis P. Partridge, Garan Lucow Miller
Richard L. Warsh, Attorney at Law


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