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Wayne State Law School Alumni Elected Officers of the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies

August 27, 2007

DETROIT (August 27, 2007) – Eric S. Richards and Nathaniel R. Wolf, 1986 and 1997 Wayne State University Law School alumni, respectively, were recently elected as officers of the Grand Rapids Chapter of the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies.

Richards will serve as President and Wolf will serve as Vice president of the prestigious Society.

“Our alumni have an ever-growing presence in the Western Michigan legal community,” said Law School Dean Frank H. Wu. “Eric and Nathaniel are remarkable attorneys and will effectively lead the Federalist Society into the future. We are proud to be represented in the Grand Rapids area by such fine alumni.”

Richards and Wolf are both members of the law firm Mika Meyers Beckett & Jones PLC located in Grand Rapids. Specifically, Richards concentrates his practice on commercial litigation and securities arbitration matters, whereas Wolf concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, immigration, employment law and landlord tenant law.

Founded in 1927 as Detroit City Law School, Wayne State University Law School is the only public law school in the Detroit metropolitan area.  The Law School is accredited by the ABA and is a member of AALS; has five live-client clinics; the Arthur Neef Law Library with a collection of more than 620,000 volumes in a variety of formats; and a state-of-the-art building with lecture and court facilities, multi-media and distance learning classrooms, and offices for student groups.  The Law School currently has 800 students and approximately 11,000 living alumni working in 48 states and 15 foreign countries.