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Fifty-Nine Dykema Attorneys Named to DBusiness List of 2015 Top Lawyers

November 20, 2014

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that a total of 59 attorneys from its Detroit, Bloomfield Hills and Ann Arbor offices, have been named to DBusiness magazine’s list of 2015 Top Lawyers. DBusiness is a regional publication covering business news in Southeast Michigan.

This annual list identifies the leading attorneys in Southeast Michigan as nominated by peers in their respective practice areas. DBusiness partnered with Best Lawyers in America for its Top Lawyers survey. Each attorney surveyed was asked to nominate lawyers from more than 100 different legal specialties.

The Dykema attorneys named to the DBusiness 2015 Top Lawyers list, and the practice areas for which they were nominated, are:

  • Maria B. Abrahamsen – Health Care Law
  • Phyllis Adams – Health Care Law
  • Susan Artinian – Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • J. Michael Bernard – Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Thomas S. Bishoff – Commercial Litigation
  • Robert A. Boonin – Employment Law - Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Bowden V. Brown – Public Finance Law
  • Brendan J. Cahill – Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • James M. Cameron, Jr. – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Land Use and Zoning, Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions, Litigation - Municipal, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Eric Thomas Carver – Litigation - Trusts and Estates, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates
  • Amy M. Christen – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law 
  • Michael P. Cooney – Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Michael G. Cumming – Trusts and Estates
  • Samuel C. Damren – Commercial Litigation, Mediation
  • Marie R. Deveney – Trusts and Estates
  • Robert L. Duty – Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management
  • James M. Elsworth – Trusts and Estates
  • John A. Entenman (retired) – Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management
  • Sherrie L. Farrell – Commercial Litigation
  • James P. Feeney – Arbitration, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Adam M. Fishkind – Real Estate Law
  • Robert J. Franzinger – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Environmental, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Fred J. Fresard – Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Grant P. Gilezan – Environmental Law, Litigation - Environmental
  • Alan M. Greene – Land Use and Zoning Law, Litigation - Land Use and Zoning, Litigation - Real Estate
  • Steven E. Grob – Litigation and Controversy - Tax, Tax Law
  • Dennis M. Haffey – Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Banking and Finance, Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions, Litigation - Securities, Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Kyle R. Hauberg – Real Estate Law
  • Mark E. Hauck – Commercial Litigation
  • James F. Hermon – Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Patrick F. Hickey – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management, Litigation - Construction, Litigation - ERISA, Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Kathryn J. Humphrey – Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Margaret Adams Hunter – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Howard B. Iwrey – Antitrust Law, Litigation - Antitrust
  • Mark D. Jacobs – Environmental Law
  • Benjamin W. Jeffers – Litigation - Insurance
  • Peter M. Kellett – Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Antitrust, Litigation - Securities, Mediation, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Joel D. Kellman – Litigation - Real Estate, Real Estate Law
  • Jin-Kyu Koh – Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Kathrin E. Kudner – Health Care Law
  • Joanne R. Lax – Health Care Law
  • Gerald T. Lievois – Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • D. Richard McDonald – Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation
  • Mark A. Metz – Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation
  • Melvin J. Muskovitz – Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • James D. Obermanns – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Roselyn (Roz) Parmenter – Health Care Law
  • Marilyn A. Peters – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Banking and Finance, Litigation - Construction, Litigation - Environmental, Litigation - Securities
  • Cameron H. Piggott – Litigation - Real Estate, Real Estate Law
  • Carl Rashid, Jr. – Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law, Litigation - Real Estate, Litigation and Controversy - Tax, Real Estate Law, Tax Law
  • Ronald J. Santo – Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management
  • Thomas M. Schehr – Commercial Litigation
  • Rex E. Schlaybaugh, Jr. – Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Brittany M. Schultz – Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Robert P. Tiplady – Litigation - Trusts and Estates, Trusts and Estates
  • Sheryl L. Toby – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Stephen L. Tupper – Information Technology Law
  • Thomas S. Vaughn – Corporate Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Jill M. Wheaton – Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation