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Five New Associates Join Dykema In Bloomfield Hills, Detroit and Chicago

November 22, 2011

DETROIT—Dykema Gossett PLLC is pleased to announce the addition of five new associates in the Firm's Bloomfield Hills and Detroit, Michigan offices and its Chicago, Illinois office.

John Rhoades joins Dykema's Business and Commercial Litigation Group and will be resident in Dykema's Detroit office. Mr. Rhoades graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, cum laude, where he participated in the Henry M. Campbell Moot Court Competition and worked as a Contributing Editor for the law school's Journal of Law Reform. During law school, he interned for the Honorable Walter Shapero, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Michigan.

Alexandra Wolfe will be resident in the firm's Detroit office. Since joining Dykema, Ms. Wolfe's practice has focused on general employment matters, including responses to administrative charges, and research, particularly with regard to the Fair Housing Act. She also recently assisted in preparing an amicus brief on behalf of one of the firm's clients. While in law school, Ms. Wolfe served on the Moot Court & Lawyering Skills Governing Board, was a managing editor for both the Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law and The Pro Bono Research Group. She also participated in the school's Law and Leadership Program. Prior to joining Dykema, Ms. Wolfe worked as a mediator in the small claims court, prosecution unit, and pre-file department. She also spent a summer as a Public Interest Fellow, working at the Legal Aid Society of Columbus.

Karen Feldman's practice focuses on Intellectual Property. Karen will be located in the firm's Bloomfield Hills office. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and was an Executive Editor of the law review. Prior to joining Dykema, Ms. Feldman interned for the Honorable Diane Hathaway, Michigan Supreme Court. Ms. Feldman also worked for a number of years as an Equipment/Process Engineer at Intel Corp. in the Chemical Mechanical Planarization (CMP) group. Ms. Feldman is knowledgeable in TRIZ (Theory of Inventive Problem Solving). Also, she was named a Best Oralist at the AIPLA Giles Sutherland Rich IP Moot Court Competition in 2010.

Orly Henry'spractice focuses on General Litigation, and she will be located in the firm's Chicago office. Ms. Henry attended Northwestern University School of Law, where she was a Senior Articles Editor for the Northwestern Journal of Law and Social Policy. Prior to joining Dykema, Ms. Henry was an intern in the office of U.S. Senator Richard J. Durbin and an extern for the Honorable Joan H. Lefkow, U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Henry worked in the publishing industry as an editorial assistant at Random House, Inc.

Courtney Ofosu's practice focuses on General Litigation. Courtney will be located in the firm's Chicago office. Prior to joining Dykema, Ms. Ofosu worked at the Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Domestic Violence Clinic. Ms. Ofosu graduated from the University of Illinois College of Law, magna cum laude. She also served as a moot court editor while in law school and was awarded Best Petitioner Brief for the 2010 External Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition.