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Wayne Law alumni named Litigation Stars and Future Stars by Benchmark Litigation

October 14, 2010

DETROIT (Oct. 14, 2010) – Benchmark Litigation, a guide to America’s leading firms and attorneys, recently announced its 2010 Litigation Stars and Future Stars. Eleven of its 36 Local Litigation Stars for Michigan and five of the 12 Future Stars are Wayne State University Law School alumni.

“Once again, our alumni have a significant presence in a guide to the leading members of the legal profession,” said Dean Robert M. Ackerman. “We are proud that these attorneys are being recognized for their litigation skills.”

Benchmark Litigation is the only publication that exclusively covers the U.S. litigation market. According to its website, Local Litigation Stars have been recommended consistently as reputable and effective litigators by clients and peers; Future Stars are seen as likely to appear as Local Litigation Stars in the future.

The 2010 Wayne Law Local Litigation Stars are: Eugene Driker, ’61, Barris Sott Denn and Driker PLLC; Raymond Henney, ’83; Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP; Peter Kellett, ’82; Dykema Gossett PLLC; George Kemsley, ’73, Bodman LLP; Dennis Levasseur, ’85; Bodman LLP; Jon Muth, ’71, Miller Johnson Snell and Cummisky PLC; Richard Rassel, ’97, Butzel Long; William Sankbeil, ’71, Kerr, Russell and Weber PLC; Mark Stern, ’84, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP; Douglas Wagner, ’76, Warner Norcross and Judd LLP; and I.W. Winsten, ’79, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP.

The 2010 Wayne Law Future Stars are: Laura Baucus, ’00, Dykema Gossett PLLC; Thomas Bruetsch, ’00, Bodman LLP; Michael Hindelang, ’04, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP; Kevin Kalczynski, ’00, Barris Sott Denn and Driker PLLC; and Brett Rendeiro, ’02, Varnum Riddering Schmidt and Howlett.

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Wayne State University is a premier urban research university offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students.

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