Richard Burstein, '69, was named in the International Who's Who of Real Estate Lawyers for 2012. Burstein, a partner in the Real Estate Department of Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP, has been recognized in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for the past nine years. Burstein also has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America for the past 17 years and by Michigan Super Lawyers for the past five years. He also is a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers.
October 23, 2012
Tyrone Fahner, '68, was named chairman of the Shedd Aquarium's Board of Trustees in Chicago. He is a partner and former chairman at Mayer Brown LLP and president of the Civic Committee of The Commercial Club of Chicago. His daughter, Maggie, a member of the marine mammal team at the aquarium, sparked his interest, and he was elected to the institution's Board of Trustees in 2004. He also serves on Wayne Law's Board of Visitors and as a member of the U.S. Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad. He is a former attorney general of Illinois, former director of the Illinois Department of Law Enforcement and former assistant U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Illinois.
July 17, 2012
Mark R. Hauser, '67, managing director and founder of Maddin Hauser Wartell Roth and Heller PC, has been selected for recognition in the Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2011 publication.
June 23, 2011
Wayne A. Budd, '67, senior counsel with the Boston law firm Goodwin Procter LLP, and a member of the Board of Directors of AAA Southern New England, was elected chairman of AAA's national Board of Directors.
June 30, 2011
Jack S. Couzens, '67, of Couzens Lansky of Farmington Hills, was chosen as a 2011 FIVE STAR Wealth Manager. He is part of a select group, representing less than 7 percent of wealth managers in the Detroit metropolitan area. The award is based on survey results from thousands of consumers and other financial services professionals.
August 16, 2011
Wayne A. Budd, '67, senior counsel with the Boston law firm Goodwin Procter LLP, has been named as a recipient of The American Lawyer's annual Lifetime Achievement Award. Budd joins a select group of attorneys, including Howard Baker, James Baker III, Warren Christopher, Lloyd Cutler, Joseph Flom, Judith Kaye, Walter Mondale, Sargent Shriver and Robert Strauss, who have received this distinction, awarded annually to individuals who demonstrate outstanding private sector success and a devotion to public service over the course of their careers. More here.
September 9, 2011
Wayne Budd, '67, was hired by Roxbury Community College in Massachusetts to investigate allegations of mismanagement at the college and make recommendations on improving the school's financial oversight procedures. He is a litigator with Goodwin Proctor and a former associate attorney general of the United States as well as a former U.S. attorney for Massachusetts. Budd offered his services to the college on a pro bono basis.
August 27, 2012
Brian Einhorn, '67, was chosen president-elect for the State Bar of Michigan for 2012-13. He practices with Collins Einhorn Farrell & Ulanoff PC in Southfield, and concentrates on professional liability litigation, products liability litigation, construction defect defense and insurance coverage dispute litigation.
September 6, 2012
Mark Hauser, '67, was awarded the 2012 Fred M. Butzel Memorial Award for Distinguished Community Service by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit. It is the organization's highest honor, given for leadership and devotion to the community. Hauser concentrates his law practice at Maddin Hauser Wartell Roth & Heller PC in real estate, partnerships, finance, corporate and business law, taxation and estate planning.
September 14, 2012
Brian Einhorn, '67, was selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America 2013. An attorney with Southfield-based Collins Einhorn Farrell & Ulanoff, he was named for his work in Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants and Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants. He also was recognized for his work in Product Liability Litigation - Defendants.
October 23, 2012
Wayne Budd, '67, is being awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree by Boston College during its May commencement. The legal career of Budd, a graduate of Boston College, has run the gamut from corporate counsel to associate U.S. attorney general, from business executive to Massachusetts' chief federal prosecutor. Along the way, Budd has served as a mentor, advocate and advisor in support of education, civil rights, and the development of the next generation of business and civic leaders. Currently senior counsel at the Boston law firm of Goodwin Procter, LLP, Budd has lent his expertise to federal and state agencies on sentencing guidelines, civil service regulation and public health. He is a board member for the New England Innocence Project and the pre-collegiate program Squash Busters Inc., and a former chairman and board member of The Partnership, a leadership development initiative for African-American men.
April 26, 2013
Mark Hauser, '67, was selected again for inclusion in "Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business." He is managing director and founder of Maddin Hauser Wartell Roth & Heller PC, and represents the firm's Real Estate Group.
May 14, 2013
Brian Einhorn, '67, was selected by his peers for inclusion in the 20th edition of The Best Lawyers in America 2014. Einhorn was honored for his work in Legal Malpractice Law-Defendants and Professional Malpractice Law-Defendants. He also was recognized for his work in Product Injury Litigation-Defendants and Product Liability Litigation-Defendants. He is with Southfield-based Collins Einhorn Farrell.
August 23, 2013
Sanford Mall, '66, was awarded the Advocacy Award by Elder Law of Michigan honoring his work as an advocate for laws, regulations and protections for older adults and people with disabilities, as well as his work as an attorney in private practice and generous pro bono service. Mall is founder and senior partner of Mall Malisow & Cooney P.C., a Holistic elder care special needs and estate planning law firm in Farmington Hills.
April 30, 2013
Michael W. Maddin, '65, president emeritus and founder of Maddin Hauser Wartell Roth and Heller PC, has been selected for recognition in the Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2011 publication.
June 23, 2011
Michael Maddin, '65, was selected again for inclusion in "Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business." He is president emeritus and founder of Maddin Hauser Wartell Roth & Heller PC, and represents the firm's Real Estate Group.
May 14, 2013
Sheldon P. Winkelman, '63, a partner in Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP's real estate department, has been elected chairman of the Board of the Michigan Housing Council (MHC) for a term ending in 2011. Winkelman has been a member of the MHC since its inception and was the first attorney to be elected president, a post that he held for two terms ending this year.
May 18, 2010
Eugene Driker, '61, was profiled in the December 6 issue of Crain's Detroit Business "Focus: Best Lawyers" section. Crain's worked with industry publication Best Lawyers to create a report on outstanding metro-Detroit area attorneys as identified by peer review surveys.
December 9, 2010
Eugene Driker, '61, of Barris Sott Denn and Driker PLLC, was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2012. He was recognized for his excellence in "Bet-the-Company" litigation, commercial litigation, and ethics and professional responsibility law. He was also honored for his abilities in antitrust litigation. Driker has been recognized by Best Lawyers for over 20 years.
September 22, 2011
Eugene Driker, '61, was selected for inclusion in "The Best Lawyers in America 2013" in the field of commercial litigation, ethics and professional responsibility law, antitrust litigation and "bet-the-company" litigation. He has been recognized for more than 20 years. He is a member with Barris Sott Denn & Driker PLLC.
October 8, 2012
Eugene Driker, '61, was presented with the Distinguished Service Award by the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the State Bar of Michigan. He is a member with Barris Sott Denn & Driker PLLC.
November 30, 2012
Eugene Driker, '61, was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2014. Driker, who has been included in the publication for more than 20 years, was named 2014 Detroit Litigation - Antitrust Lawyer of the Year. He was recognized for excellence in "Bet-the-Company" Litigation, Commercial Litigation, and Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law. Driker also was recognized for excellence in Antitrust Litigation. He is a member with Barris Sott Denn & Driker PLLC.
August 23, 2013
Frank Viviano, '61, and his family were named the 2013 Columbus Day honorees of the year in Macomb County. An attorney since 1962, Viviano has served as the assistant Macomb County prosecuting attorney, director of the Organized Crime Division, Macomb County Probate judge, and as the Macomb County Circuit Court judge since 2003. He and his wife Alice Marie have seven children.
September 19, 2013