Seventy-Five Dickinson Wright Attorneys Named 2012 Michigan Super Lawyers, Nine Named Rising Stars

September 6, 2012
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that 75 of the firm’s attorneys have been named 2012 Michigan Super Lawyers. Nine Dickinson Wright attorneys have been named 2012 Michigan Super Lawyers 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 law for 10 years or less. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named Super Lawyers, while only two and a half percent are named Rising Stars.

Dickinson Wright attorneys recognized on this year’s Michigan Super Lawyers list include:

Ann Arbor, MI
John M. Dempsey, Utilities
Michael C. Hammer, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Mark V. Heusel, Business Litigation
John K. Lawrence, Banking
James A. Samborn, Construction/Surety
Colleen M. Shevnock, Banking

Detroit, MI
Michelle L. Alamo, Business Litigation
Dennis W. Archer, Business Litigation
Richard M. Bolton, Securities & Corporate Finance
William T. Burgess, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Lawrence G. Campbell, Business Litigation
James N. Candler, Jr., Real Estate
Bernadette M. Dennehy, Business/Corporate
David R. Deromedi, Employment & Labor
Phillip J. DeRosier, Appellate
K. Scott Hamilton, Business Litigation
Mark R. High, Business/Corporate
Edgar C. Howbert, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Steven G. Howell, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Timothy H. Howlett, Employment & Labor
W. Anthony Jenkins, Real Estate
D. Lee Khachaturian, Business Litigation
Kathleen A. Lang, Business Litigation
Kenneth J. McIntyre, Business Litigation
Thomas G. McNeill, Business Litigation
Sharon R. Newlon, Environmental
Francis R. Ortiz, Appellate
James B. Perry, Employment & Labor
James A. Plemmons, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
William P. Shield, Jr., Banking
James P. Spica, Estate Planning & Probate
Theodore B. Sylwestrzak, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Bruce C. Thelen, International
Kathryn S. Wood, Employment & Labor

Grand Rapids, MI
John G. Cameron, Jr., Real Estate
Geoffrey A. Fields, Business Litigation
Brian S. Fleetham, Health Law
Richard A. Glaser, Business Litigation
Daniel F. Gosch, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Leslee M. Lewis, Real Estate
Timothy A. Stoepker, Land Use/Zoning
Richard A. Wendt, Bonds/Government Finance
Rock A. Wood, Business Litigation

Lansing, MI
James W. Bliss, Bonds/Government Finance
Peter H. Ellsworth, Administrative Law
Joseph A. Fink, Civil Litigation Defense
David J. Houston, Employment & Labor
James E. Lozier, Civil Litigation Defense
Peter S. Sheldon, Employee Benefits/ERISA
Robert W. Stocker II, Gaming

Troy, MI
Margaret A. Coughlin, Environmental
Stephen E. Dawson, Real Estate
Benjamin J. Dolan, Business Litigation
Terence M. Donnelly, Bonds/Government Finance
Deborah L. Grace, Employee Benefits/ERISA
Henry M. Grix, Estate Planning & Probate
Hanley M. Gurwin, Family Law
Craig W. Hammond, Bonds/Government Finance
Robert P. Hurlbert, Criminal Defense: White Collar
Robert S. Krause, Personal Injury Defense: Products
Monica J. Labe, Real Estate
Elise S. Levasseur, Immigration
Christopher C. Maseo, Business/Corporate
Cynthia A. Moore, Employee Benefits/ERISA
Edward H. Pappas, Business Litigation
Richard W. Paul, Business Litigation
Robert V. Peterson, Real Estate
Daniel D. Quick, Business Litigation
Michael T. Raymond, Securities & Corporate Finance
Jerome M. Schwartz, Business/Corporate
Peter H. Webster, Eminent Domain
J. Bryan Williams, Business/Corporate
Mark E. Wilson, Health Care
Laurence E. Winokur, Real Estate
Katheryne L. Zelenock, Real Estate

Dickinson Wright attorneys recognized on this year’s Michigan Rising Stars list include:

Ann Arbor, MI
Bradley J. Wyatt, Business/Corporate

Detroit, MI
Allison R. Bach, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Patrick B. Green, Business Litigation
Jason P. Klingensmith, Business Litigation
Rachel L. Wolock, Banking

Lansing, MI
Peter J. Kulick, Tax

Troy, MI
Richard M. Apkarian, Jr., Business Litigation
Lisa M. Neilson, Family Law
Rosanna J. Willis, Health Care