54 Dickinson Wright Attorneys Named 2008 <i>Super Lawyers</i>; Six Named 2008 <i>Rising Stars</i>

54 Dickinson Wright Attorneys Named 2008 <i>Super Lawyers</i>; Six Named 2008 <i>Rising Stars</i>

9/23/2008
Fifty-four Dickinson Wright attorneys were named 2008 Super Lawyers, and six attorneys were named 2008 Rising Stars. Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Rising Stars are the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state - those who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named by Super Lawyers, while only two and a half percent are named Rising Stars. Among those attorneys named 2008 Super Lawyers are Edward H. Pappas, Business Litigation, who is ranked among the Top 10 Lawyers in Michigan; two attorneys who are ranked among the Top 50 Women Lawyers: Bernadette M. Dennehy, Business/Corporate and Kathleen A. Lang, Business Litigation; and seven other attorneys who are ranked among the Top 100 in the state: John G. Cameron, Jr., Real Estate Lawrence G. Campbell, Commercial and Business Litigation Henry M. Grix, Estate Planning and Probate Timothy H. Howlett, Employment and Labor Kathleen A. Lang, Business Litigation Thomas G. McNeill, Commercial Litigation Edward H. Pappas, Business Litigation A complete list of firm attorneys who were named 2008 Michigan Super Lawyers is listed below: Dennis W. Archer, Business Litigation Richard M. Bolton, Securities and Corporate Finance William T. Burgess, Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights John G. Cameron, Jr., Real Estate Lawrence G. Campbell, Business Litigation James N. Candler, Jr., Real Estate Margaret A. Coughlin, Environmental Stephen E. Dawson, Real Estate Bernadette M. Dennehy, Business/Corporate David R. Deromedi, Employment and Labor Terence M. Donnelly, Bonds/Government Finance Peter H. Ellsworth, Administrative Law Geoffrey A. Fields, Business Litigation Joseph A. Fink, Civil Litigation Defense Richard A. Glaser, Business Litigation Daniel F. Gosch, Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights Henry M. Grix, Estate Planning and Probate Hanely M. Gurwin, Family Law Michael C. Hammer, Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights Craig W. Hammond, Banking Bethany E. Hawkins, Real Estate Mark R. High, Business/Corporate Edgar C. Howbert, Banking Steven G. Howell, Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights Timothy H. Howlett, Employment and Labor Robert P. Hurlbert, Criminal Defense: White Collar Michael R. Kramer, Banking Robert S. Krause, Personal Injury Defense: Products Kathleen A. Lang, Business Litigation Sheryl A. Laughren, Employment and Labor John K. Lawrence, Banking Elise S. Levasseur, Immigration James E. Lozier, Banking Mark F. Makower, Construction/Surety Thomas G. McNeill, Business Litigation Patrick A. Miles, Jr., Business/Corporate Cynthia A. Moore, Employee Benefits/ERISA Edward H. Pappas, Business Litigation James B. Perry, Employment and Labor Robert V. Peterson, Real Estate James A. Plemmons, Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights Damiel D. Quick, Business Litigation James A. Samborn, Construction/Surety Peter S. Sheldon, Employee Benefits/ERISA Colleen M. Shevnock, Banking William P. Shield, Banking Timothy A. Stoepker, Land Use/Zoning Bruce C. Thelen, International Louis Theros, Employment and Labor Richard A. Wendt, Business/Corporate Richard A. Wilhelm, Business Litigation J. Bryan Williams, Business/Corporate Laurence E. Winokur, Real Estate Kathryn S. Wood, Employment and Labor Dickinson Wright attorneys who were named 2008 Michigan Rising Stars are: Brian M. Akkashian, Business Litigation Michelle L. Alamo, Business Litigation Richard M. Apkarian, Jr., Business Litigation Phillip J. DeRosier, Appellate D. Lee Khachaturian, Business Litigation Kimberly J. Ruppel, Business Litigation The selections for Super Lawyers are made by Law & Politics, a division of Key Professional Media, Inc. of Minneapolis, Minn. Each year, Law & Politics undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by Law & Politics' attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check. Law & Politics publishes Super Lawyers magazines across the country. For more information, visit www.dickinsonwright.com.
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