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Dykema Attorneys Named Illinois Super Lawyers

January 26, 2009


Dykema, a leading national law firm, announces that twenty-one attorneys from its two Chicago area offices were named Illinois Super Lawyers 2009 and two others were named Rising Stars by Law & Politics and the publishers of Chicago magazine. Law & Politics performs the polling, research, and selection of Super Lawyers in a process designed to identify Illinois lawyers within 60 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only five percent of the lawyers in Illinois are named Super Lawyers. They are:

Chicago Office
Richard M. Bendix - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Michael C. Borders - Civil Litigation Defense
Terrence M. Burns - Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice
Derek L. Cottier - Real Estate
Todd A. Gale - General Litigation
Marc D. Ginsberg - Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice
Richard E. Gottlieb - Banking, Civil Litigation Defense, Class Action/Mass Torts
Thomas R. Hill - General Litigation, Professional Liability: Defense, Business Litigation
Michael S. Kurtzon - Real Estate
Scott M. Lapins - Real Estate, Business/Corporate
Wade S. Leathers - Tax, Mergers & Acquisitions
John M. McGarry - Civil Litigation Defense
David L. Miller - Employment & Labor
Robert D. Nachman - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Jerrold M. Peven - Real Estate
Richard G. Schultz - Business Litigation, Securities Litigation, Antitrust Litigation
Ian M. Sherman - Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice
Allan J. Sternstein - Intellectual Property Litigation
Steven W. Swibel - Tax
Daniel J. Zollner - Business Litigation

Lisle Office
David J. Bressler - General Litigation

The following two attorneys were named "Rising Stars":

Chicago Office
Kathleen E. (Surowiec) Koppenhoefer - Civil Litigation Defense, Class Action/Mass Torts
Renée L. Zipprich - Business Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, Antitrust Litigation