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92 Miller Canfield Lawyers Named Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in 2010

September 16, 2010

Miller Canfield announced today that 74 of its lawyers have been named in Michigan Super Lawyers 2010 and in Illinois Super Lawyers 2010. In addition, 18 lawyers were recognized as “Rising Stars.” As the leading law firm in Michigan, Miller Canfield has more lawyers earning Super Lawyers designation than the next most recognized firms.

Miller Canfield lawyers named in Super Lawyers Michigan 2010 (* denotes new to the list.)

Ann Arbor office: Gregory L. Curtner, Antitrust Litigation; Joseph M. Fazio, Real Estate; Linda O. Goldberg, Labor and Employment; Marta A. Manildi, Tax; Thomas C. O’Brien, Criminal Defense; Stephen G. Palms, Real Estate

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; Michael P. Coakley, Securities Litigation; Donna J. Donati, Labor and Employment; Lawrence M. Dudek, Real Estate; W. Mack Faison, Litigation; Joanne B. Faycurry*, Tax; Adam S. Forman, Labor and Employment; Joseph F. Galvin, Litigation; Leonard D. Givens, Labor and Employment; Gary R. Glenn*, Tax; Jonathan S. Green, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; Michael W. Hartmann, Litigation; Amy M. Johnston, Personal Injury Defense: Products; Stephen S. LaPlante, Bankruptcy & Creditor-Debtor Rights; Thomas W. Linn, Government/Cities/Municipalities; Michael P. McGee, Bonds/Government Finance; Samuel J. McKim III, Tax; Christopher A. McMican, Employee Benefits/ERISA; Megan P. Norris, Labor and Employment (Top 50 Women Michigan Super Lawyers); Kathryn L. Ossian, Information Technology/Outsourcing (Top 50 Women Michigan Super Lawyers); A. Michael Palizzi, Business Litigation; Thomas G. Parachini, Business Litigation; Clarence L. Pozza, Jr., Business Litigation; Steven A. Roach, Bankruptcy & Creditor-Debtor Rights; Jerry T. Rupley, Bonds/Government Finance; Larry J. Saylor, Business Litigation; Richard J. Seryak, Employment Litigation Defense; Michael H. Traison, Bankruptcy & Creditor-Debtor Rights; Amanda Van Dusen, Bonds/Government Finance; Carl H. von Ende, Corporate Governance & Compliance; Richard A. Walawender, Mergers & Acquisitions; Peter W. Waldmeir, Litigation; Jerome R. Watson, Employment Litigation Defense; John H. Willems, Labor and Employment

Grand Rapids office: Robert L. DeJong, Litigation; Richard A. Gaffin, Intellectual Property Litigation; Charles (Sandy) Mishkind, Employment Litigation Defense; Stanley J. Stek, Litigation; Robert E.L. Wright, Alternative Dispute Resolution

Kalamazoo office: Ronald E. Baylor, Environmental; Eric V. Brown, Jr., Securities & Corporate Finance; Douglas L. Callander, Labor and Employment; Pamela C. Enslen, Employment Litigation Defense (Top 50 Women Michigan Super Lawyers); Don M. Schmidt, Government/Cities/Municipalities

Lansing office: William J. Danhof, Bonds/Government Finance; Christopher J. Dembowski, Bonds/Government Finance

Troy office: James L. Allen, Real Estate; Thomas G. Appleman, Securities & Corporate Finance; Brad B. Arbuckle, Securities & Corporate Finance; Thomas W. Cranmer, White-Collar Criminal Defense (Top 10 Michigan Super Lawyers); Kalman G. Goren, Employee Benefits/ERISA; Robert J. Haddad, Civil Litigation Defense; Ronald E. Hodess, Real Estate; David D. Joswick, Securities & Corporate Finance; 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; Dawn M. Schluter, Estate Planning & Probate; James A. Simpson, Banking

Miller Canfield lawyers named “Rising Stars” in Super Lawyers Michigan 2010

Ann Arbor office: Jose J. Bartolomei*, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; David R. Grand, Entertainment & Sports; David D. O’Brien, Criminal Defense

Detroit office: Jeffrey S. Aronoff, Bonds/Government Finance; Kimberly A. Berger*, Civil Litigation Defense; Steven M. Frank*, Bonds/Government Finance; Carla S. Machnik, Banking; Nelson O. Ropke, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; Brian M. Schwartz*, Labor & Employment; Kristen Isaacson Spano*, Intellectual Property; Richard W. Warren, Jr., Labor and Employment

Lansing office: Jaclyn Shoshana Levine, Environmental

Troy office: Eric C. Bartley*, Banking; Brian H. Holt*, Real Estate; Kelly M. Martorano, Environmental; Abdu H. Murray, Business Litigation; Kenneth J. Sachs*, Employee Benefits/ERISA

Miller Canfield lawyers named in Super Lawyers Illinois 2010

Chicago office: Darryl R. Davidson, Bonds/Government Finance; Paul D. Durbin, Bonds/Government Finance; James W. McKonkey, Litigation; Robert T. Zielinski*, Labor & Employment, Schools & Education

Miller Canfield lawyers named “Rising Stars” in Super Lawyers Illinois 2010.

Chicago office: Kathleen E. Koppenhoefer, Business Litigation, Civil Litigation Defense, Employment Litigation Defense

Super Lawyers magazine names lawyers in each state who received the highest point totals, as chosen by their peers and through independent research. Rising Stars names the state’s top up-and-coming lawyers. It combines peer nominations and evaluations with third-party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.

Michigan Super Lawyers is published annually in September in a special advertising supplement in The New York Times. Illinois Super Lawyers & Rising Stars is published annually in February in a special advertising section in Chicago magazine.