Forty-two Butzel Long attorneys named to the 2010 Michigan Super Lawyers list

Four Butzel Long attorneys named Michigan Rising Stars 2010

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DETROIT, Mich. – Forty-two Butzel Long attorneys have been named to the 2010 Michigan Super Lawyers list. Moreover, four of the Butzel Long attorneys were named Michigan Rising Stars 2010 including:

-- David J. Devine, Butzel Long’s Detroit office, Business Litigation

-- Thomas D. Noonan, Butzel Long’s Detroit office, Business Litigation

-- Donald V. Orlandoni, Butzel Long’s Detroit office, Business Litigation

-- Mark W. Jane, Butzel Long’s Ann Arbor office, Employee Benefits/ERISA

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.

The following Butzel Long attorneys were selected:

Butzel Long – Ann Arbor office

-- Robert A. Boonin, Employment & Labor

-- J. Michael Huget, Intellectual Property Litigation

-- George E. Kuehn, Business/Corporate

-- Leonard M. Niehoff, First Amendment/Media Advertising

-- James E. Stewart, Intellectual Property

Butzel Long – Bloomfield Hills office

-- Stephen A. Bromberg, Real Estate

-- Frederick G. Buesser III, Family Law

-- Gordon W. Didier, Business/Corporate

-- Edward D. Gold, Family Law

-- Howard B. Goldman, Real Estate

-- Beth S. Gotthelf, Energy & Natural Resources

-- Roberta G. Granadier, Employee Benefits/ERISA

-- D. Stewart Green, Real Estate

-- Allan Nachman, Real Estate

-- Max J. Newman, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights

-- Thomas B. Radom, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights

-- David W. Sommerfeld, Estate Planning & Probate

Butzel Long – Detroit office

-- James C. Bruno, Business/Corporate

-- Robert G. Buydens, Employee Benefits/ERISA

-- Herbert C. Donovan, Business Litigation

-- Arthur Dudley II, Mergers & Acquisitions

-- David F. DuMouchel, Criminal Defense: White Collar

-- John P. Hancock, Jr., Employment & Labor

-- Robert A. Hudson, Business/Corporate

-- Justin G. Klimko, Mergers & Acquisitions

-- Phillip C. Korovesis, Business Litigation

-- Edward M. Kronk, Business Litigation

-- Michael J. Lavoie, Business Litigation

-- Laurie J. Michelson, First Amendment/Media/Advertising

-- Regional A. Pacis, Immigration

-- Carl Rashid, Jr., Real Estate

-- Richard E. Rassel, Business Litigation

-- James S. Rosenfeld, Employment & Labor

-- Louis Theros, Employment Litigation: Defense

-- Daniel B. Tukel, Employment Litigation: Defense

-- James W. Wynne, Business Litigation

Butzel Long – Lansing office

-- Max R. Hoffman, Jr., Health Care

-- James J. Urban, Construction Litigation

About Butzel Long

Established in 1854, Butzel Long is one of America's leading law firms. With 170 attorneys, it has 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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Media Contact: Maribeth Farkas at Caponigro Public Relations Inc., (248) 353-3030.