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Seventy-Two Miller Canfield Lawyers Named Super Lawyers

September 17, 2007

Miller Canfield announced today that 72 of its lawyers have been named in the second 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 2007 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 2007.

Ann Arbor office: Gregory L. Curtner, Litigation; Bettye S. Elkins, Health Care; Joseph M. Fazio, Real Estate; Robert E. Gilbert, Real Estate; Allyn D. Kantor, Litigation; Marta A. Manildi, Business Litigation; Thomas C. O’Brien, Criminal Defense; Stephen G. Palms, Real Estate

Detroit office: Marjory G. Basile, Intellectual Property Litigation (Top 50 Women Michigan Super Lawyers); William B. Beach, Government/Cities/Municipalities; Orin D. Brustad, Employee Benefits/ERISA; Beverly Hall Burns, Labor and Employment; Michael P. Coakley, Securities Litigation; Donna J. Donati, Labor and Employment; Lawrence M. Dudek, Real Estate; W. Mack Faison, Litigation; Joseph F. Galvin, Litigation; Leonard D. Givens, Labor and Employment, Kalman G. Goren, Employee Benefits/ERISA; Jonathan S. Green, Bankruptcy & Creditor-Debtor Rights; Saul A. Green, Criminal Defense; Michael W. Hartmann, Litigation; 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, Information Technology/Outsourcing; Thomas G. Parachini, Business Litigation; Clarence L. Pozza, Jr., Litigation (Top 100 Michigan Super Lawyers); Steven A. Roach, Bankruptcy & Creditor-Debtor Rights; 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 (Top 50 Women Michigan Super Lawyers); Carl H. von Ende, Business Litigation (Top 100 Michigan Super Lawyers); Peter W. Waldmeir, Litigation; Jerome R. Watson, Employment Litigation Defense (Top 100 Michigan Super Lawyers); John H. Willems, Labor and Employment, Michael H. Traison, Bankruptcy & Creditor-Debtor Rights

Grand Rapids office: Robert L. DeJong, Litigation; Richard A. Gaffin, Intellectual Property Litigation; Charles S. Mishkind, Employment Litigation Defense; 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; Kurt N. Sherwood, Labor and Employment; James G. Vantine, Jr., Business Litigation

Lansing office: Douglas W. Crim, Environmental; William J. Danhof, Bonds/Government Finance; Michael J. Hodge, Employment Litigation: Defense; Thomas C. Phillips, Environmental

Troy office: James L. Allen, Real Estate; Brad B. Arbuckle, Securities & Corporate Finance; Thomas W. Cranmer, White-Collar Criminal Defense (Top 10 Michigan Super Lawyers/3rd Top Point Getter); Ronald E. Hodess, Real Estate; Amy M. Johnston, Personal Injury Defense: Products; David D. Joswick, Securities & Corporate Finance (Top 100 Michigan Super Lawyers); Kenneth E. Konop, Estate Planning & Probate; Matthew F. Leitman, Litigation; Anna M. Maiuri, Environmental (Top 50 Women Michigan Super Lawyers); Stephen J. Ott, Personal Injury Defense: Products; Ronald H. Riback, Banking; 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 law firm of Miller Canfield was established in Detroit in 1852 and employs more than 800 in offices in Michigan, Massachusetts, Florida, New York, Canada and Poland.