Butzel Long attorneys named to The Best Lawyers in America® 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DETROIT, Mich. – Forty-nine Butzel Long attorneys have been chosen by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 (copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc. of Aiken, SC). 

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 36,000 leading attorneys cast almost 4.4 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor, Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

Best Lawyers is premier peer recognition,” said Justin G. Klimko, President, Butzel Long. “It is an honor for the firm to have many of our attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers.”

The following Butzel Long attorneys were selected for the 2013 edition:

Butzel Long – Ann Arbor office

-- James C. Adams
Real Estate Law
-- Robert A. Boonin
Employment Law - Management
Litigation Labor & Employment
-- Paul R. Fransway *** (First Year Listed)
Franchise Law
-- George E. Kuehn
Corporate Law
-- Claudia Rast ***(First Year Listed)
Environmental Law
-- Jordan Schreier
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law – Management
Labor Law – Management 

Butzel Long – Bloomfield Hills office

-- Alexander B. Bragdon
Employee Benefits (ERISA Law)
Litigation – ERISA
-- Stephen A. Bromberg
Litigation – Real Estate
Real Estate Law
-- Sean H. Cook
Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law***(First Year Listed)
-- Gordon W. Didier
Real Estate Law
-- W. Patrick Dreisig
Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law***(First Year Listed)
-- Edward D. Gold
Family Law
-- Beth S. Gotthelf
Environmental Law***(First Year Listed)
-- Roberta G. Granadier
Employee Benefits (ERISA Law)
-- D. Stewart Green
Litigation – Real Estate
Real Estate Law
-- Patrick A. Karbowski
Litigation – Real Estate
Real Estate Law
-- Sheldon H. Klein
Commercial Litigation***(First Year Listed)
Litigation -- Antitrust
-- Daniel P. Malone
Commercial Litigation
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Product Liability – Defendants
-- Allan Nachman
Real Estate Law
-- R. Peter Prokop
Corporate Law***(First Year Listed)
Tax Law
-- Anthony J. Saulino, Jr.
Real Estate Law
-- Dennis B. Schultz
Construction Law
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Real Estate
-- Thomas L. Shaevsky
Employee Benefits (ERISA Law)
Litigation – ERISA
-- Jack D. Shumate
Environmental Law
Litigation – Environmental
-- David W. Sommerfeld
Litigation – Trusts & Estates
Trusts and Estates

Butzel Long – Detroit office

-- Justin G. Klimko
Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)**First Year Listed in this category
Corporate Compliance Law
Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Securities/ Capital Markets Law
Securities Regulation
-- Linda J. Armstrong
Immigration Law
-- James C. Bruno
Corporate Law
International Trade and Finance Law
-- Robert G. Buydens
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
-- Carey A. DeWitt
Employment Law – Management
Litigation – Labor & Employment
-- Arthur Dudley II
Corporate Law
-- David F. DuMouchel
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
-- Eric J. Flessland
Construction Law
Litigation – Construction
-- John P. Hancock, Jr.
Employment Law Management
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Labor & Employment
-- Robert A. Hudson
Corporate Law
International Trade and Finance Law
-- Gary W. Klotz
Employment Law -- Management***(First Year Listed)
-- Clara DeMatteis Mager
Immigration Law
-- Donald B. Miller
Employment Law -- Individuals***(First Year Listed)
Employment Law – Management
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Product Liability Litigation -- Defendants
-- Reginald A. Pacis
Immigration Law
-- Richard E. Rassel
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
-- James S. Rosenfeld
Employment Law – Management
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Labor & Employment
-- Bruce L. Sendek
Commercial Litigation
-- William B. Slowey***(First Year Listed)
Antitrust Law
-- Nicholas J. Stasevich
Corporate Law
-- Louis Theros
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Labor & Employment
-- Daniel B. Tukel
Employment Law – Management
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Labor & Employment
-- James E. Wynne
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Product Liability Litigation -- Defendants

Butzel Long – Lansing office

-- James J. Urban
Construction Law
Litigation – Construction

Butzel Long – New York office

-- Robert D. Piliero
Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions

About Butzel Long
 
Established in 1854, Butzel Long is a leading law firm with offices in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing and Ann Arbor, Michigan, New York City, and Washington, D.C., as well as Alliance offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Mexico City and Monterrey. The firm is also a member of the Washington D.C. law firm, Butzel Long Tighe Patton. Butzel Long represents clients from diverse industries on regional, national, and multi-national levels and is a 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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