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Miller Canfield Elects Eight New Principals

January 21, 2002

The law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. has announced that eight attorneys have been elected principals of the firm. Timothy L. Andersson, Elisa M. Angeli, Clifford T. Flood, Linda O. Goldberg, Louis B. Reinwasser, Scott R. Sikkenga, Terence A. Thomas, Sr. and Jeffrey L. Zauberman.

 , of the Detroit office, is a member of the firm's Automotive Industry Group and International Business Group. He received his law degree, cum laude, from Wayne State University Law School, and his B.A. in political science from North Park University. He also attended Lund University in Lund Sweden as a Rotary Foundation Scholar, for international studies. He is a member of the American, Michigan, and International Bar Associations; the American Immigration Lawyers' Association; and the Swedish-American Bar Association. He also is active in the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce Detroit, Inc.; the Detroit-Swedish Council, Inc.; Swedish Council of America; the Detroit Regional Chamber; the German-American Chamber of Commerce, Detroit; and the Canadian-U.S. Business Association.  , of the Detroit office, is a member of the firm's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group and Automotive Industry Group.

She received her undergraduate degree in business administration from the University of Notre Dame, and her law degree, magna cum laude, from Wayne State University Law School where she was a Dean s Scholar, served as Note & Comment Editor of the Wayne Law Review, and received Moot Court awards on both a national and local level, in addition to numerous other honors. She served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Avern Cohn in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, as an intern to the Honorable Sandra G. Silver in the Oakland County Probate Court, and as an intern in the United State Attorney s Office for the Eastern District of Michigan. She currently serves on the Corporate Partner Committee of the National Association Of Women Business Owners and on the Executive Board of the Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan Chapter, and is Co-Chair of that organization's Newsletter Committee. She is a member of the American, Federal, Michigan, and Italian-American Bar Associations, the Wayne State University Law School Alumni Association, the Notre Dame Alumni Association, and the Women Lawyers Association Of Michigan.

 , of the Lansing office, practices environmental and regulatory law, with an emphasis on insurance and condemnation law. He received his law degree from Wayne State University in 1984, and his B.A. in 1980 from Albion College. He co-authored the chapter on Eminent Domain in Local Government Law and Practice in Michigan, published in 1999. He is a member of the American, Michigan and Clinton County Bar Associations, has served on many local government bodies and commissions, including the Clinton County Board of Commissioners, and currently serves on the City Council for the City of DeWitt. He is also a member of the Michigan Board of Chiropractic, having been appointed by Governor Engler. He is a former Commissioner with the Michigan Supreme Court, and a former law clerk with the Michigan Court of Appeals. , of the Ann Arbor office, practices labor and employment law, representing individuals and companies in the defense of race and employment discrimination, employee benefits, "reverse" discrimination, and school matters. Goldberg previously was a senior partner of the firm, but left in 1989 for family reasons. She graduated magna cum laude in 1979 from The University of Michigan Law School, receiving membership in the Order of the Coif, and received her undergraduate degree from The University of Michigan in 1971, majoring in journalism and history. She is a member of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the American, Michigan, and Washtenaw County Bar Associations, the Council of School Attorneys of the Michigan Association of School Boards, Women Lawyers' Association of Michigan, and the Defense Research Institute. She also serves on the board of directors of MorrisCo Art Theatre and SOS Community Services.  , of the Lansing office, practices regulatory law, with an emphasis on Indian Law. His law degree is from The University of Michigan Law School, and his B.A., with high honors, was awarded from Michigan State University. He is a member of the American Bar Association and State Bar of Michigan. He serves on the board of trustees of United Cerebral Palsy of Michigan.

Scott R. Sikkenga, of the Kalamazoo office, primarily represents businesses in employment matters as well as in commercial and construction disputes. He is a cum laude graduate of Indiana University/Bloomington Law School where he was a member of the Indiana Law Journal. His B.A. in political science is from Calvin College. Mr. Sikkenga is a member of the American Bar Association, State Bar of Michigan, and the Kalamazoo County Bar Association. He currently serves on the school board for the Kalamazoo Christian School Association.

Terence A. Thomas, Sr., of the Detroit office, practices business litigation, including lender liability litigation, major collection, claim and delivery actions, and intellectual property dispute litigation. He received his law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School where he was a recipient of the Wisconsin Law School Alumni Scholarship, the Wolverine Bar Association Scholarship, president of the Student Bar Association, a member of the Black Law Students Association and Business and Tax Law Association. His B.A. in history is from Albion College. He is a member of the American, Michigan, Wisconsin and Wolverine Bar Associations and the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Wolverine Bar Association, Vice-president of the Board of Directors for Southwest Housing Corporation, Board of Trustees for the Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts, and former advisory board member of the University of Detroit Jesuit High School and Academy.

 , of the Detroit office, practices real estate and banking law. He received his law degree in 1986 from the University of Detroit School of Law where he was a winner of the American Jurisprudence Award in Estate and Gift Tax. He received an LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, Canada, in 1982. He is a member of the American and Michigan Bar Associations, and the Law Society of Upper Canada. He is licensed to practice law in both the state of Michigan and the Province of Ontario.

The 300-attorney law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. , established in Detroit, Michigan in 1852, has offices in Ann Arbor, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Howell, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Monroe, Troy, Washington, D.C., New York City, Pensacola, Florida, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, and in Gdynia, Katowice, and Warsaw, Poland.