Butzel Long attorneys named to The Best Lawyers in America® 2008

Thursday, October 4, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thirty-eight attorneys recognized in national listing

DETROIT, Mich. – Thirty-eight Butzel Long attorneys have been chosen by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2008 edition. Best Lawyers in America is widely regarded as the preeminent referral guide to the legal profession in the United States.

The following attorneys were selected for the 2008 edition:

James C. Adams, of Ann Arbor – Real Estate Law

Alexander B. Bragdon, of Clarkston – Employee Benefits Law

Stephen A. Bromberg, of Bloomfield Hills – Real Estate Law

Keefe A. Brooks, of Bloomfield Hills – Bet-the Company Litigation and Commercial Litigation

James C. Bruno, of the City of Grosse Pointe – Corporate Law and International Trade and Finance Law

Frederick G. Buesser III, of Bloomfield Hills – Family Law

Robert G. Buydens, of Grosse Pointe Shores – Employee Benefits Law

Carey A. DeWitt, of Bloomfield – Labor and Employment Law

Arthur Dudley II, of Detroit – Corporate Law

David F. DuMouchel, of Birmingham – White-Collar Criminal Defense

Edward D. Gold, of Bloomfield Hills – Family Law

Howard B. Goldman, of West Bloomfield – Real Estate Law

John P. Hancock, Jr., of Grosse Pointe Park – Labor and Employment Law

Max R. Hoffman, Jr. of Haslett – Administrative Law

Robert A. Hudson, of Grosse Pointe Farms – Corporate Law and International Trade and Finance Law

J. Michael Huget, of Ann Arbor – Intellectual Property Law

Philip J. Kessler, of Franklin – Antitrust Law Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial Litigation

Justin G. Klimko, of Grosse Pointe Woods – Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities Law

Edward M. Kronk, of Beverly Hills – Personal Injury Litigation and Product Liability Litigation

George E. Kuehn, of Ann Arbor – Corporate Law

Clara DeMatteis Mager, of Grosse Pointe Farms – Immigration Law

Allan Nachman, of Bloomfield Hills – Real Estate Law

Leonard M. Niehoff, of Chelsea – First Amendment Law

Richard E. Rassel, of Birmingham – Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation and First Amendment Law

Anthony J. Saulino, Jr., of Troy – Real Estate Law

Robert L. Schwartz, of Bloomfield Hills– Public Finance Law

Bruce L. Sendek, of Huntington Woods – Commercial Litigation

Jack D. Shumate, of Grosse Pointe Park – Environmental Law

David W. Sommerfeld, of Bloomfield Hills – Trusts and Estates

Thomas L. Sparks, of East Lansing – Administrative Law

James E. Stewart, of Saline – First Amendment Law

Daniel B. Tukel, of Orchard Lake – Labor and Employment Law

James J. Urban, of Williamston – Construction Law

James E. Wynne, of Grosse Pointe Shores – Personal Injury Litigation

The Best Lawyers lists, representing 57 specialties in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., are compiled through an exhaustive peer-review survey in which thousands of the top lawyers in the U.S. confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The current, 14th edition of Best Lawyers (2008), is based on more than two million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.

Butzel Long is one of the oldest and largest law firms in the United States with headquarters in Michigan. It was established in 1854, and today has 225 attorneys at offices in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing, Ann Arbor, and Holland, Mich., New York City, Washington, D.C., Boca Raton and Palm Beach, Fla., as well as Alliance offices in Beijing and Shanghai, China and Mexico City and Monterrey, Mexico. The firm represents clients from diverse industries on regional, national and multinational levels, and is the sole Michigan 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) 355-3200.
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