Alumni Accomplishments

  • Picture of Jeffrey Moss (LL.M. 1999)
    Jeffrey Moss (LL.M. 1999)

    was a contributing author to the Spring 2018 issue of the Journal of Taxation and Financial Regulation. His article, “Foreign Bank Account Reports: Will There Be More Scrutiny of FBARs and Other Disclosure Returns?” summarizes the past and current implementation of the FBAR reporting system. Moss is a member at Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler PLC. He earned his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School and bachelor’s from Michigan State University.

  • Picture of Pamela Morgan (2006)
    Pamela Morgan (2006)

    wrote “Cryptoasset Inheritance Planning: A Simple Guide for Owners.” The book is about inheritance planning for those holding cryptocurrency, tokens, crypto-collectibles and other cryptoassets. Morgan is the founder of Third Key Solutions LLC. She earned her bachelor’s from Davenport University.

  • Magistrate Judge Timothy P. Greeley (1980)

    has announced his retirement from the U.S. District Court for theWestern District of Michigan, which he’s served since 1988. Greeley earned his bachelor’s from Western Michigan University.

  • Rachel A. Smith (2010)

    has been appointed president of the Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association for the 2018-19 term. Smith is shareholder at Brooks Kushman where she focuses primarily on domestic and foreign patent prosecution in the electrical arts. She earned her bachelor’s from Ohio Northern University.

  • Rasul M. Raheem (LL.M. 2003, J.D. 1984)

    is being honored at The D. Augustus Staker Bar Association’s 25th annual Trailblazers Dinner, an event that recognizes local leaders who are making positive contributions to the law and the community. Raheem is a senior attorney at Plunkett Cooney.

  • Justin A. Hanna (2016)

    was named one of Crain’s Detroit Business’ Twenty in their 20s. Hanna is an associate at Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss. He earned his bachelor’s from Wayne State University and a Master of Business Administration from Wayne State University's Mike Illitch School of Business.

  • John Voelpel (1972)

    earned his Ph.D. in philosophy from University of South Florida. He spent a career practicing environmental law before attending the University of South Florida. Read more here.

  • Carmen Bickerdt (2003)

    was promoted to partner of Bowman and Brooke where she represents both national and international clients in product liability, toxic tort and warranty litigation. Bickerdt was featured in the Detroit Legal News for this achievement. She earned her bachelor’s from the University of Michigan.

  • Picture of Thomas R. Meagher (1981)
    Thomas R. Meagher (1981)

    has been inducted as a fellow of the American Bar Foundation. Membership is limited to just one percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. Meagher is a shareholder at Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC in Lansing. He earned his M.I.M. from the American Graduate School of International Management and his bachelor’s from Michigan State University.

  • Michael D. Foster (1977)

    has joined global law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP as a shareholder in its Los Angeles office. He earned his bachelor’s from Wayne State University and LL.M. from New York University School of Law.

  • Picture of Amy Nickin (1997)
    Amy Nickin (1997)

    was listed as a top entertainment lawyer in Variety’s 2018 Legal Impact Report. The report highlights the leading attorneys in the entertainment industry over the past year. She was also listed on Hollywood Reporter’s Power Lawyers 2018: Hollywood's Top 100 Attorneys list. Nickin is partner at Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz in New York.

  • Picture of Christopher Keane (1992)
    Christopher Keane (1992)

    received the Consumer Attorneys of California 2017 Street Fighter of the Year Award for his representation of a child abuse victim in the landmark child abuse reporting case, BH v. County of San Bernardino. Keane graduated from London's Hansard Scholars Parliamentary Program and the University of Michigan.

  • Picture of Laurel F. McGiffert (1980)
    Laurel F. McGiffert (1980)

    has been appointed as Plunkett Cooney’s first ever director of diversity and inclusion. In this role McGiffert, who is a founding member of the firm’s diversity committee, will be responsible for leading the firm’s efforts to create a more diverse and inclusive workforce. She earned her bachelor’s from Vassar College.

  • Picture of Eugene Driker (1961)
    Eugene Driker (1961)

    will receive the William Davidson Lifetime Achievement Award from the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit on May 22. Driker, a founding member of Barris Sott Denn and Driker, is chair of the Levin Center at Wayne Law’s Advisory Board. He is also a member of the advisory board of Wayne State University’s Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies and the board of directors of the National Yiddish Book Center.

  • Picture of Jessica Woll (1993),
    Jessica Woll (1993),

    managing partner of Woll & Woll, P.C., announced that her law firm was one of the top three winners in the 2018 Detroit Home Design Awards, and was recognized in the category of commercial design – office. Woll earned her bachelor’s from the University of Michigan.

  • Picture of Tammy Lundstrom (2004)
    Tammy Lundstrom (2004)

    has been named senior vice president and chief medical officer of Trinity Health. In this role, Lundstrom will be responsible for leading local physician engagement and alignment efforts across Trinity Health's 22 states and more than 33,000 employed and affiliated physicians. She earned her M.D. from the University of Minnesota.

  • Picture of Sandra D. Glazier (1982)
    Sandra D. Glazier (1982)

    has been selected by the American Bar Association to be on a panel that will discuss attorney’s roles and responsibilities in protecting aging clients and their assets. Glazier is a shareholder at Lipson Neilson PC. She earned her bachelor's from Wayne State University.

  • Picture of Colin M. Battersby (2007)
    Colin M. Battersby (2007)

    joined McDonald Hopkins as counsel in the firm’s national Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice Group. He earned his bachelor’s from the University of Michigan.

  • Picture of Terrence J.L. Reeves (2008)
    Terrence J.L. Reeves (2008)

    was appointed to the Michigan Strategic Fund board of directors by the governor. Reeves is a venture capital attorney with Taft Stettinius & Hollister. He earned his bachelor’s from Eastern Michigan University and his master’s from the University of Notre Dame.

  • Picture of Oday Salim (2008)
    Oday Salim (2008)

    was featured in Grist 50 2018 as a “Hometown Hero” for his work as executive director and managing attorney of the Great Lakes Environmental Law Center. View the full list here.

  • Colin M. Battersby (2007)

    joined McDonald Hopkins as counsel in the firm's national Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice Group. He earned his bachelor’s from the University of Michigan.

  • Dan Ringo (2013)

    is president and CEO of Ringo Services. His company was recognized as one of “2018 Michigan 50 Companies to Watch” by Michigan Celebrates Small Business. Ringo Services provides strategic facility operations solutions through engineering, custodial services and program management.

  • Catherine P. Kaufman (1994)

    was named by the governor of Michigan to the Marihuana Advisory Panel established under the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act. She will represent the interests of townships. Kaufman earned her bachelor’s from Michigan State University and her master’s from the University of Michigan.

  • Picture of Roberts Kengis (1992)
    Roberts Kengis (1992)

    has been appointed by the governor to the 48th Circuit Court in Allegan County. Kengis has worked as a prosecutor in Allegan County since 1992, and was the chief assistant prosecuting attorney from 2011 to 2016 before being elected prosecutor in 2016. He earned his bachelor’s from the University of Michigan.

  • John Obee (1978)

    is a co-author of the book “Mississippi's Exiled Daughter,” which tells the story of Brenda Travis and her compelling involvement in the civil rights movement at age 16 in her hometown of McComb, Mississippi. The book will publish in June 2018.

  • Picture of U.S. Sen. Gary Peters (1989)
    U.S. Sen. Gary Peters (1989)

    received the Champion of Science Award from The Science Coalition. This award recognizes Peters’ “commitment to funding research that keeps the U.S. and Michigan at the forefront of scientific and medical discovery and technological innovation.” Read the full article here.

  • Jehan Crump-Gibson (2009)

    was a panelist for Esquire Etiquette, an annual program designed to sharpen the professional etiquette of law students. The event was presented by the Black Law Student Association. Crump-Gibson is founder and managing partner of Great Lakes Legal Group.

  • Jessica Mills (2016)

    was a panelist for Esquire Etiquette, an annual program designed to sharpen the professional etiquette of law students. The event was presented by the Black Law Student Association. Mills is an associate attorney at Edwards and Jennings.

  • Christopher Rambus (2017)

    was a panelist for Esquire Etiquette, an annual program designed to sharpen the professional etiquette of law students. The event was presented by the Black Law Student Association. Rambus is an associate attorney at Bodman.

  • Jason Webber (2004)

    was a panelist for Esquire Etiquette, an annual program designed to sharpen the professional etiquette of law students. The event was presented by the Black Law Student Association. Webber is counsel at General Motors.

  • Victoria M. Burton-Harris (2012)

    was a panelist at a Wayne Law event that featured a screening of the award-winning documentary “Rikers: An American Jail.” Burton-Harris is managing partner at McCaskey Law.

  • Robert D. Burton-Harris (2015)

    was a panelist at a Wayne Law event that featured a screening of the award-winning documentary “Rikers: An American Jail.” Burton-Harris is investigator at McCaskey Law.

  • Picture of Stephen M. Ross (1965)
    Stephen M. Ross (1965)

    was honored with the ROBIE Lifetime Achievement Award from the Jackie Robinson Foundation at their Annual ROBIE Awards Dinner. Ross was recognized for embodying the humanitarian ideals of Jackie Robinson through devotion to the promotion of social justice, excellence and human dignity. He is the founder and chairman of the Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality (RISE), chairman and founder of Related Companies, and owner of the Miami Dolphins.

  • Jeffry M. Aronsson (1978)

    was featured in The New York Times for its report, “Can Fashion Help Detroit Make a Comeback?” Aronsson plans to create a fashion hub in Detroit that would be part of the city’s economic revival. He calls his idea Project Treadwing, which would “create a fashion hub where every element of fashion design, manufacturing and marketing would take place in a single location, rather than being spread around the world.” Aronsson is founder and CEO of Aronsson Group. He earned his bachelor’s from the University of Michigan and master’s from New York University.

  • Madelaine Lane (2007)

    performed the starring role in the New York Lyric Opera’s concert performance of “Don Giovanni.” Lane is a partner at Warner, Norcross and Judd in Grand Rapids where she focuses on white-collar criminal defense. She earned her bachelor’s degree from College of the Holy Cross. Lane was featured in Grand Rapids Magazine for its report, “Madelaine Lane: Lawyer by day, operatic performer by night.” Read the full article here.

  • Picture of Mark Peters (1993)
    Mark Peters (1993)

    was a panelist for the Business Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan’s discussion at Wayne Law about the benefits of joining the Business Law Section as a student.

  • Picture of Kevin Block (1999)
    Kevin Block (1999)

    was a panelist for the Business Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan’s discussion at Wayne Law about the benefits of joining the Business Law Section as a student.

  • Picture of Celeste Arduino (2007)
    Celeste Arduino (2007)

    was a panelist for the Business Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan’s discussion at Wayne Law about the benefits of joining the Business Law Section as a student.

  • Patrick Drueke (1998)

    was appointed to the executive committee of Rhoades McKee PC. Drueke practices real estate law, environmental law and handles commercial litigations. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Albion College.

  • Kurt Olson (1985)

    was elected to the Probate and Estate Planning Council of the State Bar of Michigan. Olson owns the Law Office of Kurt A. Olson P.C. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.

  • Picture of Bridget M. Hathaway (2012)
    Bridget M. Hathaway (2012)

    has been admitted as a member of Bodman PLC. She was previously a senior associate attorney with Bodman. Hathaway earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.

  • Picture of Scott L. Mandel (1981)
    Scott L. Mandel (1981)

    was granted membership to the American Board of Trial Advocates. Mandel is a litigation attorney at Foster Swift, where much of his practice concerns complex litigation, including representation of governmental entities and large corporations. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University.

  • Picture of Sandra D. Glazier (1982)
    Sandra D. Glazier (1982)

    has been appointed an equity partner of the Lipson Neilson law firm. Glazier earned her bachelor’s degree from Wayne State University.

  • James E. DeLine (1991),

    was an editor of the American Bar Association’s recently published Antitrust Class Actions Handbook, Second Edition. DeLine is a member at Kerr Russell. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.

  • Picture of Terry Bonnette (2004)
    Terry Bonnette (2004)

    reviewed the U.S. Department of Labor’s unpaid internship guidelines for interns at for-profit companies. Bonnette is partner at Nemeth Law PC. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Bradley University and master’s degree from Illinois State University.

  • Picture of Tonya Fitzpatrick (1998)
    Tonya Fitzpatrick (1998)

    was a speaker at TEDxWayneStateU on Feb. 1, where she spoke about the transformative power of travel and how changing one's perspective when traveling can open up new doors. Fitzpatrick is the creator, producer and co-host of the multi award-winning World Footprints podcast.  She earned her master’s degree from the London School of Economics.

  • Michelle D. Champane (2016)

    has joined Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC at the firm’s Royal Oak office. Champane focuses her practice on business, real estate, civil and commercial litigation. She earned her bachelor’s degree from James Madison College at Michigan State University.

  • Picture of Nanci Grant (1989),
    Nanci Grant (1989),

    outgoing chief judge of the Oakland County Circuit Court, was honored by the U.S. Marshals Service for her dedication to the Fugitive Apprehension Team, Detroit and Oakland, by making herself available 24/7 in order to expedite the process of obtaining search warrants for cases in which the teams were actively on track in apprehending fugitives.

  • Picture of Patty Bordman (1990)
    Patty Bordman (1990)

    was appointed Mayor Pro-Tem of Birmingham, Mich. Bordman earned her bachelor’s degree from Wayne State University and her master’s degree from Oakland University.

  • Picture of Christopher Ninomiya (1993) 
    Christopher Ninomiya (1993) 

    was appointed by the governor to serve as a judge in the 41st Circuit Court. Prior to the appointment, Ninomiya was chief judge of the 95-B District Court. He earned his bachelor's degree from Michigan State University.

  • Picture of Joshua I. Arnkoff (2001)
    Joshua I. Arnkoff (2001)

    has been promoted to partner at Collins Einhorn Farrell PC in the firm’s Professional Liability and the General Liability group. Arnkoff's practice includes the defense of professional liability claims, commercial liability matters, white-collar criminal cases and computer-related crimes. He earned his bachelor's degree from Wayne State University. 

  • Picture of Jason W. Bank (1997)
    Jason W. Bank (1997)

    will serve as Kerr Russell’s representative on the Heart Walk Executive Cabinet for the 2018 Southeast Michigan American Heart Association Metro Detroit Heart Walk. Bank is a member of Kerr Russell.

  • Picture of Klaudia Nikolli Psari (2014)
    Klaudia Nikolli Psari (2014)

    has joined JD Advising LLC as its director of marketing and sales. JD Advising is a law school and bar preparation company founded by Wayne Law alumnus, Ashley Heidemann (2011). Psari earned her bachelor’s degree from Wayne State University.

  • Picture of Meagan Jabbori (2014)
    Meagan Jabbori (2014)

    co-wrote 10 of the 11 passing appeals for the Michigan July 2017 administration. Jabbori is a partner at The Heidemann Law Firm, which is the leading bar exam appeals firm in Michigan. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.

  • Picture of Ashley Heidemann (2011)
    Ashley Heidemann (2011)

    co-wrote 10 of the 11 passing appeals for the Michigan July 2017 administration. Heidemann is a partner at The Heidemann Law Firm, which is the leading bar exam appeals firm in Michigan. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Wayne State University.

  • Alexander A. Ayar (2006)

    joined the Detroit office of McDonald Hopkins LLC as member in the Litigation Department. Ayar’s legal practice has focused on litigation matters involving business, real estate, construction, employment, data privacy and cyber security. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Oakland University.

  • Nicholas W. Mull (2012)

    wrote “The Honor of War: Core Value of the Warrior Ethos and Principle of the Law of War” for the Chicago-Kent Journal of International and Comparative Law. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Eastern Michigan University.

  • Picture of Corey M. Beaubien (2006)
    Corey M. Beaubien (2006)

    co-authored “U.S. design patents — no longer second chair” for the IAM Yearbook 2018. He also was a speaker for the webcast “The Hague Agreement and Design Filings: Things You Need to Know and Do,” presented by The Knowledge Group LLC in October 2017. Beaubien is a managing shareholder at the law firm Reising Ethington P.C. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Kettering University.

  • Laura M. Bassett (2008)

    has joined Dickinson Wright PLLC as of counsel. Bassett is an experienced public law and municipal finance attorney. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Kalamazoo College and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan.

  • E. Powell Miller (1986) 

    was appointed in November 2017 as the lead counsel in the Fiat gearshift MDL in Detroit. Miller is a partner of The Miller Law Firm where he focuses his practice on litigation. He earned his bachelor's degree from Georgetown University.

  • Picture of Kathryn E. Hickner (2003)
    Kathryn E. Hickner (2003)

    has been elected to the Board of Directors of The McGregor Foundation. Hickner is co-chair of Ulmer & Berne LLP's health care practice group, where she specializes in transactional matters and compliance with federal and state health care regulations. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.

  • Douglas Dozeman (1983)

    has been re-elected as managing partner at Warner Norcross & Judd, where he is tasked with guiding the firm’s strategic direction and continued growth over the next two years across the firm’s eight offices.  Dozeman earned his bachelor’s degree from Calvin College.

  • Jehan Crump-Gibson (2009)

    co-founded Great Lakes Legal Group PLLC, a minority women-owned law firm in metro Detroit. Prior to launching Great Lakes Legal Group, Crump-Gibson worked at her own law firm, C&G Solutions. She earned dual bachelor degrees in political science and English from Michigan State University.

  • Picture of Kristina Araya (2010)
    Kristina Araya (2010)

    has been promoted to partner at Warner Norcross & Judd in Grand Rapids. Araya focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation and risk management. Her litigation practice includes insurance coverage disputes, shareholder disputes and banking and securities litigation. Araya earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.

  • Adam Kessler (2015)

    was named one of The Well & Jewish News’ 36 Under 36. Kessler is an attorney at Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss P.C. He graduated from Kelley School of Business at Indiana University in 2008.

  • Picture of Terrence J.L. Reeves (Thompson) (2008)
    Terrence J.L. Reeves (Thompson) (2008)

    joined Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP as managing attorney in firm's new Ann Arbor office, where he advises venture capital funds and venture-backed startups. Reeves earned his bachelor’s degree from Eastern Michigan University and his MBA from the University of Notre Dame.

  • Picture of Donna MacKenzie (2004)
    Donna MacKenzie (2004)

    was named one of the most Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan for 2017 by Crain’s Detroit Business. MacKenzie is a shareholder at Olsman MacKenzie & Wallace PC.

  • Picture of Laurel McGiffert (1980)
    Laurel McGiffert (1980)

    was named one of the most Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan for 2017 by Crain’s Detroit Business. McGiffert is a partner at Plunkett Cooney PC.

  • Sangeeta Shah (1993)

    was named one of the most Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan for 2017 by Crain’s Detroit Business. Shah is a shareholder and chief diversity officer at Brooks Kushman PC.

  • Picture of Michelle Harrell (1993)
    Michelle Harrell (1993)

    was named one of the most Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan for 2017 by Crain’s Detroit Business. Harrell is a shareholder at Maddin Hauser Roth and Heller PC.

  • Picture of Elizabeth Hardy (1984)
    Elizabeth Hardy (1984)

    was named one of the most Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan for 2017 by Crain’s Detroit Business. Hardy is a member of Kienbaum Opperwall Hardy & Pelton PLC.

  • Picture of Michelle Crockett (2000)
    Michelle Crockett (2000)

    was named one of the most Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan for 2017 by Crain’s Detroit Business. Crockett is hiring chair, and diversity and professional development principal at Miller Canfield Paddock and Stone.

  • Martha Olijnyk (1999)

    was named one of the most Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan for 2017 by Crain’s Detroit Business. Olijnyk is a senior partner at The Miller Law Firm PC.

  • Picture of Patricia Nemeth (1984)
    Patricia Nemeth (1984)

    was named one of the most Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan for 2017 by Crain’s Detroit Business. Nemeth is president and CEO of Nemeth Law PC.

  • Picture of Ronda Tate Truvillion (2006)
    Ronda Tate Truvillion (2006)

    was named one of the most Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan for 2017 by Crain’s Detroit Business. Tate Truvillion is a partner at Lewis & Munday.

  • Linda Paullin-Hebden (1989)

    was named one of the most Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan for 2017 by Crain’s Detroit Business. Paullin-Hebden is an executive partner at Warner Norcross and Judd LLP.

  • Angela Povilaitis (2000)

    was named one of the most Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan for 2017 by Crain’s Detroit Business. Povilaitis is an assistant attorney general at the Michigan Department of Attorney General.

  • Erika Riggs (2011)

    was named one of the most Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan for 2017 by Crain’s Detroit Business. Riggs is an attorney at Disability Attorneys of Michigan.

  • Joanne Swanson (1981)

    was named one of the most Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan for 2017 by Crain’s Detroit Business. Swanson is a member at Kerr Russell.

  • Ann Marie Uetz (1993)

    was named one of the most Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan for 2017 by Crain’s Detroit Business. Uetz is a partner at Foley & Lardner LLP.

  • Wendy Zabriskie (1991)

    was named one of the most Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan for 2017 by Crain’s Detroit Business. Zabriskie is a member and partner at Bodman PLC.

  • Cody Attisha (2016)

    joined the law firm of Kerr Russell as an associate. His practice focuses on taxation law, corporate law, and mergers and acquisitions. He earned his bachelor's degree from Wayne State University.

  • Picture of Ian W. Larkin
    Ian W. Larkin (2017)

    has joined the Royal Oak office of Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC, a full-service law firm with a national and international practice that provides legal services to businesses and business owners.  He concentrates his practice in business and corporate law.  Larkin earned bachelor's degree from Wayne State University.

  • Picture of Valerie Newman (1992)
    Valerie Newman (1992)

    has been named director of the Wayne County Prosecutor's new victim integrity unit. Newman was featured in the Detroit Free Press report "Battler for the wrongly convicted will join Wayne County Prosecutor's Office."

  • Picture of Matt Paradiso (2017)
    Matt Paradiso (2017)

    has joined the Detroit office of the law firm of Hall, Render, Killian, Heath and Lyman, the largest health care-focused law firm in the nation. He practices in the area of health care law with a focus on commercial litigation and corporate transactions. Paradiso earned his B.A. from James Madison College at Michigan State University.

  • Picture of Alicia W. Birach (2010)
    Alicia W. Birach (2010)

    has been named an Up and Coming Lawyer for 2017 by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. Birach is a shareholder at Foster Swift Collins and Smith in Southfield.

  • Picture of Linda Burwell (1985)
    Linda Burwell (1985)

    announced that her firm has been renamed to National Investigation Counsel. The firm, founded in 2013, is a leader in conducting independent workplace investigations, with a focus on matters involving C-suite high-level executives.

  • Picture of Jessica Woll (1993)
    Jessica Woll (1993)

    was quoted in The Detroit News article “Entrepreneurs restore, rent area historic homes.” Woll’s firm, Woll & Woll PC, recently received a certificate of registration for the term “child-centric divorceā„ ” from the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.

  • Picture of Sungwook (Sung) Lee (2012)
    Sungwook (Sung) Lee (2012)

    joined the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione as a patent attorney. Lee earned his master's degree from University of Michigan and his bachelor’s degree from Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology. He is a member of Korean-American Professionals in the Automotive Industry.

  • Rachel Roe (1994)

    has been named vice president and general counsel of Munson Healthcare, a nine hospital healthcare system located in Traverse City, Michigan. 

  • Lindsay Abramson (2006)

    has been named superior court commissioner for Maricopa County, Arizona. She previously worked with the Maricopa County Public Defender Office since 2007. 

  • Picture of Terry Bonnette
    Terry Bonnette (2004)

    delivered a presentation on “Social Media and Patients’ Rights” at the Health Care Association of Michigan and Michigan Center for Assisted Living Annual Convention in September in Grand Rapids. He also presented “Managing Religious Discrimination Claims” in July in Pittsburgh. Bonnette is a partner with Nemeth Law. 

  • Picture of Michael Cassar
    Michael Cassar (2017)

    joined the Lansing office of Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC as a member of the firm’s Finance, Real Estate and Bankruptcy, and Employer Services practice groups.

  • Picture of Patricia M. Nemeth
    Patricia M. Nemeth (J.D. 1984, LL.M. 1990)

    has been named vice chair of the board of the Detroit-based Mosaic Youth Theater, an award winning national model for arts education and youth development. She originally joined the Mosaic board in 2014. Nemeth also was one of 47 female attorneys selected for inclusion in an American Bar Association book entitled, “Grit, the Secret to Advancement: Stories of Successful Women Lawyers. Nemeth is founder of Nemeth Law PC, which in 2017 is celebrating its 25th anniversary. 

  • Robert D. Wolford (2000)

    has been elected managing member of Miller Johnson. Beginning Jan. 1, 2018, he will oversee management of the firm and lead strategic initiatives along with Craig Lubben. 

  • Picture of Paul Isso
    Paul Isso (2011)

    of the Tempe, Arizona law firm, The Isso Law Firm PLLC, has added the area of personal injury law to its practice, and the firm now accepts personal injury cases -- ranging from slip and fall matters to auto accident cases. The firm previously was primarily a criminal defense practice. 

  • Picture of Jill Bloom
    Jill Bloom (1999)

    has been promoted to partner of Fragomen Worldwide. She advises corporate clients in various industries on all aspects of business immigration law, including nonimmigrant visas, permanent residency with a focus on PERM, expatriate assignments, strategic compliance, and immigration support for corporate restructuring. She also advises on a wide range of family-based immigration issues. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan. 

  • Picture of Nate Fink
    Nate Fink (2011)

    was named one of Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s “Up and Coming Lawyers” for 2017.

  • Darryl L. Edwards (2007)

    was appointed as an administrative judge for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Charlotte, NC. Edwards' previous role with the EEOC was senior trial attorney. He joined the agency in September 2007 through its Honors Program for recent law school graduates.

  • Picture of Leslie A. Rojas
    Leslie A. Rojas (2008)

    has been appointed to the governing council of the State Bar of Michigan’s Health Care Law Section. She also was elected to serve a second year as a member of both the Medical Legal and Technology Subcommittees for the section. Rojas is an attorney with Plunkett Cooney. 

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