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Miller Canfield Attorney Named to Leadership Detroit Class XXVII

October 19, 2005

The selection committee of Leadership Detroit has accepted Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. attorney, Jennifer L. Sabourin, as a member of the 2005-2006 Leadership Detroit, Class XXVII.

Leadership Detroit is sponsored by the Detroit Regional Chamber and focuses on regional community leadership. It is a highly competitive, nationally recognized program that challenges emerging and existing community leaders to bring about positive change in the community through informed leadership.

Sabourin joins approximately 30 Miller Canfield attorneys and professional staff who have participated in and graduated from leadership programs, including those of Leadership Ann Arbor, Detroit, Kalamazoo, and Oakland, as well as Michigan State University's Michigan Political Leadership Program, and Leadership Pensacola in Florida.

Sabourin is an associate in the Detroit office, practicing labor and employment law. She is a member of the American Bar Association Equal Employment Opportunity Committee, State Bar of Michigan, Dearborn Bar Association (President, 2003-2004), and serves on the board of directors of the Michigan Migrant Legal Assistance Project, the alumni affiliate board of the University of Michigan-Dearborn's College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters, and the board of directors for the Boll Family YMCA in downtown Detroit.

She received her law degree from Wayne State University Law School. Her undergraduate degree is in political science from the University of Michigan-Dearborn.

She is admitted to practice in the State of Michigan, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

She resides in Livonia, Michigan.

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, Pensacola, Florida, Washington, D.C., Windsor, Ontario, and in Gdynia, Katowice, and Warsaw, Poland.