Butzel Long attorneys named to New York Metro Super Lawyers® 2013



DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long attorneys in the firm’s New York office have been named to New York Metro Super Lawyers® 2013. They include:

-- Edward Copeland
Employment & Labor, First Amendment/Media/Advertising, International

-- Peter Morgenstern
Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights, Business Litigation

-- Robert Sidorsky
Securities Litigation, Professional Liability: Defense

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. Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a rigorous, multiphase rating process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.

According to Super Lawyers, the objective is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel.

Edward Copeland

Edward Copeland is a shareholder practicing in Butzel Long’s New York office. He concentrates his practice on employment matters, media and communications law (First Amendment) and complex litigation. Copeland has extensive experience in matters involving both public and private international law. He represents clients throughout the country in trial and appellate courts.

Copeland is a graduate of Clark University (B.A., 1975) and of New York University School of Law (J.D., 1978, cum laude, Order of the Coif) where he was an Arthur Garfield Hays Fellow in Civil Liberties.

Copeland is admitted to practice in New York the U.S. Supreme Court the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the First, Second, Fourth, and Ninth Circuits and the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.

Peter D. Morgenstern

Peter D. Morgenstern is a shareholder in Butzel Long's New York office. He concentrates his practice in the areas of bankruptcy, creditors’ rights, and commercial litigation.

Morgenstern is a 1982 graduate of the National Law Center at George Washington University, where he was a member of the George Washington Law Review. He completed his undergraduate work at Northwestern University in 1979, and he also studied at the University of Sussex, England.

Morgenstern is admitted in New York, New Jersey, and Florida. He also is a member of the American Bar Association and the American Bankruptcy Institute.

Robert Sidorsky

Robert Sidorsky is a shareholder with Butzel Long, practicing in the firm’s New York office. He has practiced for more than 25 years in the area of complex financial litigation and has extensive experience in representing international clients in cross-border litigation and bankruptcy matters. His practice is concentrated in the areas of accountants’ liability, securities litigation, director and officer liability, and bankruptcy-related claims.

He has been a member of the Board of Advisors of the Securities Reform Act Litigation Reporter and is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, New York State Bar Association and American Bar Association.

Sidorsky graduated from Columbia Law School (J.D., 1982) where he was Managing Editor of the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, and Harvard College (B.A., magna cum laude, 1979).

About Butzel Long

Established in 1854, Butzel Long is a full-service law firm with offices in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing and Ann Arbor, Mich. New York, NY and, Washington, D.C., as well as alliance offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Mexico City and Monterrey. The firm is an active member of Lex Mundi, a global association of 160 independent law firms. Visit the Butzel Long website at www.butzel.com.

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Media Contact: Maribeth Farkas at Caponigro Public Relations Inc.,
(248) 353-3030, ext. 2114

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