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Dykema Chairman Re-Elected To Board Of The Metropolitan Affairs Coalition (“MAC”)

February 9, 2009

Detroit

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announces that Rex E. Schlaybaugh, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dykema, was recently re-elected to serve a three-year term as an officer on the Executive Committee of the Metropolitan Affairs Coalition (MAC).

MAC is a regional public-private partnership dedicated to enhancing the quality of life and economic vitality of Southeast Michigan. The organization encourages and promotes regional cooperation and develops collaborative relationships with community, government, and private sector partners. Its focus on public policy, advocacy, and demonstration projects – centered around infrastructure, environment and economic revitalization – creates opportunity and enhances the region’s image as a good place to live, work and do business.

"Rex Schlaybaugh has been an active participant on the MAC Board. He provides energy and insight around regional issues and offers creative input toward the development of public-private partnership solutions. Rex and his extensive community connections are tremendous assets to this organization. We are grateful for his service and look forward to his continued efforts as an officer on the Executive Committee," said Terry McElroy, MAC’s Nominating Committee Chair.

Schlaybaugh also provides corporate governance counsel to numerous corporate boards and committees. He is a member of the Oakland County Bar Association, Business Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan and American Bar Association.

A resident of Birmingham, Schlaybaugh holds a J.D. from the University of Detroit and a B.A. from Albion College.