Wayne Law again named top law school by Michigan Super Lawyers
DETROIT (Oct. 3, 2011) – Michigan Super Lawyers magazine once again has placed Wayne State University Law School first on its list of law schools whose graduates are among the most accomplished in the state. According to the 2011 issue of the magazine, 428 – or 35 percent – of Michigan’s top lawyers are Wayne Law graduates.
Two of the Top 10 Michigan Super Lawyers for 2011 are Wayne Law alumni: WSU Governor Eugene Driker, ’61, Barris Sott Denn and Driker PLLC; and E. Powell Miller, ’86, The Miller Law Firm PC. Wayne Law graduates represented a nearly a quarter of the top 100 Michigan Super Lawyers: Daniel J. Bretz, ’82, Clark Hill PLC; Robert M. Carson, ’68, Carson Fischer PLC; Robert H. Darling,’75, Sommers Schwartz; Douglas A. Dozeman, ’83, Warner Norcross and Judd LLP; Eugene Driker, ’61, Barris Sott Denn and Driker PLLC; David F. DuMouchel, ’75, Butzel Long; Mark R. Granzotto, ’78, Mark Granzotto PC; William P. Hampton, ’63, Secrest Wardle Lynch Hampton Truex and Morley PC; Elizabeth P. Hardy, ’84, Kienbaum Opperwall Hardy and Pelton PLC; Barry F. LaKritz,’72, Barry F. LaKritz PC; Lawrence D. McLaughlin, ’77, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP; Bruce A. Miller, ’54, Miller Cohen PLC; E. Powell Miller, ’86, The Miller Law Firm PC; Jon R. Muth, ’71, Miller Johnson Snell and Cummiskey PLC; Michael L. Pitt, ’74, Pitt McGehee Palmer Rivers and Golden PC; Michael A. Robbins,’82, Law Office of Michael A. Robbins; Linda S. Ross, ’88, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP; Mary Massaron Ross, ’90, Plunkett Cooney PC; William A. Sankbeil, ’71, Kerr Russell and Weber PLC; Noreen L. Slank, ’80, Collins Einhorn Farrell and Ulanoff PC; Gerald E. Thurswell, ’67, The Thurswell Law Firm; John R. Trentacosta, ’83, Foley and Lardner LLP; I. W. Winsten, ’79, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP.
Additionally, 16 of the top 50 women Michigan Super Lawyers are Wayne Law alumni: Tracy Lee Allen, ’80, Global Resolutions, PLLC; Theresa Asoklis, ’89, Collins Einhorn Farrell and Ulanoff PC; Darcie R. Brault, '90, Dib, Fagan and Brault PC; Judy B. Calton, ’86, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP; Pamela Enslen, ’81, Miller Canfield Paddock and Stone PLC; Elizabeth P. Hardy, ’84, Kienbaum Opperwall Hardy and Pelton PLC; Anna M. Maiuri, ’92, Miller Canfield Paddock and Stone PLC; Patricia Nemeth, ’90, Nemeth Burwell PC; Julie Robertson, ’90, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP; Carol A. Rosati, ’80, Johnson Rosati LaBarge Aseltyne and Field PC; Linda S. Ross,’88, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP; Mary Massaron Ross, ’90, Plunkett Cooney PC; Noreen L. Slank, ’80, Collins Einhorn Farrell and Ulanoff PC; Judith A. Susskind, ’87, The Thurswell Law Firm; Wendy L. Zabriskie, ’91, Bodman LLP; and Susan H. Zitterman, ’81, Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti and Sherbrook.
“We are delighted that Wayne Law alumni continue to place first on the list of Michigan Super Lawyers,” said Wayne Law Dean Robert M. Ackerman. “I would like to think that this is a reflection on the quality of our graduates and the education they receive here at Wayne Law.”
Following Wayne Law in this year’s list of top law schools, in order: the University of Michigan Law School, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, and Michigan State University College of Law.
Wayne State University is a premier urban research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students.