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Sixty-Nine Miller Canfield Lawyers Named as Super Lawyers

September 28, 2006

Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. announced today that 69 of its lawyers have been named in the first edition of “Michigan Super Lawyers.” The firm has more lawyers named than any other firm in Michigan.

Super Lawyers are the top 5 percent of attorneys in the state as chosen by their peers and through the independent research of Law & Politics. Michigan Super Lawyers 2006 is based on the survey of more than 30,000 attorneys across the state who have been in practice for five years or more.

Following is a list of Miller Canfield attorneys named in “Michigan Super Lawyers 2006.”

Ann Arbor office: Mark T. Boonstra, Business Litigation; Gregory L. Curtner, Litigation; Bettye S. Elkins, Health Care; Joseph M. Fazio, Real Estate; Robert E. Gilbert, Real Estate; Linda O. Goldberg, Labor and Employment; Allyn D. Kantor, Litigation; Marta A. Manildi, Business Litigation; Thomas C. O’Brien, Criminal Defense; Robert J. Wierenga, Antitrust Litigation

Detroit office: Marjory G. Basile, Intellectual Property Litigation; William B. Beach, Government/Cities/Municipalities; Orin D. Brustad, Employee Benefits/ERISA; Beverly Hall Burns, Labor and Employment; Donna J. Donati, Labor and Employment; Lawrence M. Dudek, Real Estate (Top 100 Michigan Super Lawyers); W. Mack Faison, Litigation; Joseph F. Galvin, Litigation; Leonard D. Givens, Labor and Employment, Jonathan S. Green, Bankruptcy & Creditor-Debtor Rights; Saul A. Green, Criminal Defense; Michael W. Hartmann, Litigation; Irene Bruce Hathaway, Litigation; Donald J. Hutchinson, Bankruptcy & Creditor-Debtor Rights; Stephen S. LaPlante, Bankruptcy & Creditor-Debtor Rights; Thomas W. Linn, Securities & Corporate Finance; Michael P. McGee, Bonds/Government Finance; Samuel J. McKim III, Tax; Megan P. Norris, Labor and Employment (Top 50 Women Michigan Super Lawyers); Kathryn L. Ossian, Intellectual Property; Thomas G. Parachini, Litigation; Clarence L. Pozza, Jr., Litigation; Jerry T. Rupley, Bonds/Government Finance; Larry J. Saylor, Business Litigation; Richard J. Seryak, Employment Litigation Defense; Deborah W. Thompson, Employee Benefits/ERISA (Top 50 Women Michigan Super Lawyers); Amanda Van Dusen, Bonds/Government Finance; Peter W. Waldmeir, Litigation; Jerome R. Watson, Employment Litigation Defense; John H. Willems, Labor and Employment

Grand Rapids office: Michael G. Campbell, Business/Corporate; Richard A. Gaffin, Intellectual Property Litigation; Charles S. Mishkind, Labor and Employment; Stanley J. Stek, Litigation; Jennifer M. Van Horn, Litigation; Robert E.L. Wright, Alternative Dispute Resolution

Kalamazoo office: Ronald E. Baylor, Environmental; Eric V. Brown, Jr., Securities & Corporate Finance; John R. Cook, Banking; Pamela C. Enslen, Litigation (Top 50 Women Michigan Super Lawyers); Kurt N. Sherwood, Labor and Employment; James G. Vantine, Jr., Business Litigation

Lansing office: William J. Danhof, Bonds/Government Finance; Michael J. Hodge, Labor and Employment; Harvey J. Messing, Utilities; Thomas C. Phillips, Environmental

Troy office: Brad B. Arbuckle, Securities & Corporate Finance; Thomas W. Cranmer, White-Collar Criminal Defense (Top 10 Michigan Super Lawyers); Robert J. Haddad, Civil Litigation Defense; Ronald E. Hodess, Real Estate; Amy M. Johnston, Personal Injury Defense: Products; David D. Joswick, Securities & Corporate Finance; Kenneth E. Konop, Estate Planning & Probate (Top 100 Michigan Super Lawyers); Anna M. Maiuri, Environmental (Top 100 Michigan Super Lawyers, Top 50 Women Michigan Super Lawyers); Stephen J. Ott, Personal Injury Defense: Products; James A. Simpson, Banking; David M. Thoms, Estate Planning & Probate; J. Kevin Trimmer, Real Estate; Katheryne L. Zelenock, Real Estate

Michigan Super Lawyers is published annually in September in a special advertising supplement in The Detroit News and Detroit Free Press, and in The New York Times.

The 350-attorney law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. was established in Detroit in 1852 and has offices in Ann Arbor, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Howell, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Monroe, Saginaw, and Troy, Michigan. Other offices are located in New York City, Naples and Pensacola, Florida, Windsor, Ontario, and in Gdynia, Warsaw, and Wroclaw, Poland.