Alumni Accomplishments

  • Kenneth P. Williams (1998)

    joined Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney as a shareholder in Detroit. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.
     

  • Scott Hogan (2009)

    co-authored a chapter titled "Method Claiming in the United States: The Who, What, and Where of Enforcement" for The International Comparative Legal Guide to Patents 2018, 8th Edition, published by Global Legal Group Ltd. Hogan, a shareholder with Reising Ethington PC, earned his master’s degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his bachelor’s degree from Kettering University. 

  • Kathy Browne (1987)

    patent holder and multiple award-winning conservation educator, has been appointed chairperson of the Piety Hill Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Conservation Committee. Browne and Dean Jabara, patent holder and longstanding waterfowl wildlife habitat conservation educator, will be adding a DAR hummingbird habitat project to their ongoing conservation and beautification work for the Plymouth, Michigan Downtown Development Authority in 2018.

  • Marquis Bradshaw (2012)

    won the 2016 San Francisco Black Film Festival for his independent documentary film, "The Blackboard," examining the issue of racial identity through the lens of skateboarding. His film has been featured in several publications including Ebony magazine and OkayPlayer. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

  • Mark Baker (1998)

    was appointed in June of 2016 to serve as an administrative law judge for the Social Security Administration in Richmond, Virginia. He also has continued his service in the U.S. Navy Reserves; he holds the rank of Commander and currently serves as the executive officer for a unit responsible for appeals from Navy and Marine Corps Courts-Martial. He earned his master’s degree from the Naval War College and his bachelor’s degree from Hope College.

  • Corey M. Beaubien (2006)

    was quoted in an article in the Wall Street Journal in September 2017 entitled "A Shape-Shifting Car? Patent Filings Point to Auto Industry's Future." He was also named a Michigan Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2017 for intellectual property. Beaubien, a managing shareholder at the IP law firm Reising Ethington PC in Troy, earned his bachelor’s degree from Kettering University.

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    Robert E. Thomas (2013)

    was named to the 2017 class of 30 in their Thirties by DBusiness magazine. He earned his master’s and bachelor’s degrees from the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

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    Jordan Summers (2013)

    received United Way of Midland County's 2017 "Outstanding Young Leader" Award. This award recognizes an individual who encourages the spirit of philanthropy and volunteerism among emerging leaders. Summers, a trust officer with Chemical Bank in Saginaw, also was appointed to the Board of Education for the Midland County Educational Service Agency. He earned his master’s and bachelor’s degrees from Northwood University.

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    Stephen Ravas (2005)

    completed a six-month detail to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Alexandria, Virginia as a special assistant U.S. attorney. He earned his bachelor’s degree from James Madison University.

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    Mike Serra (2013)

    wrote, “Don’t Be Fooled By These Brand Protection Scams,” which was published in the Sept. 20, 2017 issue of The Brand Protection Professional (BPP). Serra, a senior associate with Bodman in Ann Arbor, earned his bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University. 

  • Picture of Mariam Saad Bazzi
    Mariam Saad Bazzi (2005)

    was named one of Crain’s Detroit Business’ 40 Under 40. Bazzi, who was appointed by the governor to the 3rd Circuit Court in Wayne County, earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan. 

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    Elizabeth Silverman (1984)

    is the recipient of the 2017 Solo and Small Firm Section of the State Bar of Michigan's Outstanding Achievement Award. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan – Dearborn.

  • Picture of Heather M. Olson
    Heather M. Olson (2005)

    joined Dickinson Wright in Troy as a member. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Hamilton College.

  • Picture of Ana Victoria Campos
    Ana Victoria Campos (2015)

    joined the Michigan Department of Attorney General in Lansing as an assistant attorney general in the Revenue & Collections Division. She was sworn in by Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette. She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan.

  • Picture of Brian P. Foley
    Brian P. Foley (2007)

    joined Dickinson Wright in Troy as of counsel. He earned his master’s degree from Michigan State University and his bachelor’s degree from Kalamazoo College.

  • Picture of Chelsey L. Marsh
    Chelsey L. Marsh (2014)

    joined Dickinson Wright in Troy as an associate. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.

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

    was named a 2017 Michigan Super Lawyer in the area of employment litigation defense and was again included among the Top 25 Women Business Michigan Super Lawyers and Top 50 Women Michigan Super Lawyers. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.

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    Steven Harris (2013)

    opened the Law Offices of Steven T. Harris PLLC in Lake Orion, Michigan. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Indiana University.

  • Picture of Matthew S. LaBeau
    Matthew S. LaBeau (2006)

    joined Collins Einhorn Farrell PC’s general and automotive liability practice group. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University.

  • Picture of Heidi Junttila
    Heidi Junttila (2008)

    has joined Nemeth Law in Detroit as a senior attorney. She earned her bachelor’s degree in political science from Wayne State University.

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    Heather M. Olson (2005)

    an attorney with Dickinson Wright in Troy, was selected for Leadership Oakland LOXXVIII Cornerstone Class. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Hamilton College.

  • Picture of Alexander J. DeWitt
    Alexander J. DeWitt (2014)

    received the 2016-17 Pro Bono Service Award from the Detroit Bar Association. He is an associate with Butzel Long in Bloomfield Hills. DeWitt earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.

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    Sandra D. Glazier (1982)

    was a featured speaker on will and trust contents during Wilmington Trust’s 2017 Summer Symposium for Trusts & Estates Professionals at Christie’s in New York City. She is a principal with Lipson Neilson Cole Seltzer & Garin PC in Bloomfield Hills. Glazier earned her bachelor’s degree from Wayne State University.

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    Daryle Salisbury (1970)

    was inducted into the Michigan Workers’ Compensation Hall of Fame. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Wayne State.

  • Picture of Tony Paris
    Tony Paris (2007)

    was awarded the Detroit Bar Association Barrister’s Community Impact Award. He is lead attorney at Sugar Law Center. Paris earned his bachelor’s degree from Adrian College. 

  • Aristidi D. Papaioannou (2016)

    was elected to the State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section Executive Council. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan – Dearborn.

  • Picture of Matthew P. Breuer
    Matthew P. Breuer (2012)

    was elected to the State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section Executive Council. Breuer, an attorney with Howard & Howard in Royal Oak, earned his bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University.

  • Picture of Kara R. Hart-Negrich
    Kara R. Hart-Negrich (2009)

    was elected to the State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section Executive Council. She is a staff attorney with the State Housing Development Authority in Lansing. Hart-Negrich earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan – Dearborn. 

  • Laura M. Kubit (2011)

    was elected to the State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section Executive Council. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.

  • Danilo Wittica, LL.M. (2007)

    was named head of Sherwin Williams Brazil’s Latin American tax department. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Universidade Paulista in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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    Celeste Arduino (2007)

    was named the 2017 Outstanding Young Lawyer by the American Bar Association’s Nonprofit Organizations Committee. Arduino, a member of Bodman in Detroit, earned her bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University.

  • Picture of Oday Salim
    Oday Salim (2008)

    was named executive director of the Great Lakes Environmental Law Center. He holds a master of laws degree from Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon, and a master's degree from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Salim earned a bachelor's degree in English from Wayne State University's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in 2001.

  • Kuryakin C. Rucker (2006)

    was named general counsel to Sarai Investment Corporation in Huntsville, Alabama. He is a Ph.D. student in management at Sullivan University in Louisville, Kentucky, and he earned his master’s and bachelor’s degrees from Wayne State University.

  • Picture of Tom Cameron
    Tom Cameron (1996)

    was appointed by the governor to the 1st District Michigan Court of Appeals. He earned his bachelor's degree from Western Michigan University.

  • Picture of James F. Graves
    James F. Graves (1972)

    was named a “Top 100 Outstate (Non-Detroit Metro) Lawyer” and a “Top 100 Consumer Lawyer” by Leading Lawyers. He is a partner at the Sinas Dramis Law Firm in Lansing. Graves earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.

  • Picture of George Sinas
    George Sinas (1975)

    was named one of Michigan’s “Top 10 Plaintiffs’ Personal Injury Lawyers” by Leading Lawyers. He also was named one of Michigan’s “Top 10 Consumer Lawyers.” Sinas, a partner with Sinas Dramis Law Firm in Lansing, earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.

  • Picture of Bryan Waldman
    Bryan Waldman (1992)

    was named a “Top 100 Leading Lawyer,” “Top 100 Outstate (Non-Detroit Metro) Lawyer” and “Top 100 Consumer Lawyer” by Leading Lawyers. He is a partner at the Sinas Dramis Law Firm in Lansing. Waldman earned his bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University.

  • Nicholas W. Mull (2012)

    earned his LL.M. with honors as a James Kent Scholar from Columbia Law School. He also received a certification of excellence in international and comparative law from the Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law affiliated with Columbia. Mull earned his bachelor's degree from Eastern Michigan University.

  • Kristen Getting (1995)

    was named Calhoun County Circuit-Probate Court administrator/Friend of the Court, a position she will begin in September. Getting earned her bachelor's degree from Michigan State University.

  • Dana Khalife-Marjieh (2007)

    has started a full-service law firm, Black Marjieh Leff & Sanford LLP, in metro New York. She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan. 

  • K. Scott Hamilton (1989)

    has been selected as the 2017 Detroit Bar Legal Scholar by the Detroit Bar Association. He is a member of Dickinson Wright PLLC's Detroit office. Hamilton earned his bachelor's degree from Central Michigan University.

  • Mark Erman (2007)

    and his brother Eric founded Ermanos Craft Beer & Wine Bar in Tucson, Arizona. They were featured in the Detroit Jewish News. Read the full report here. Mark Erman earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan.

  • Jack Schulz (2013)

    has started a plaintiff-side labor and employment firm, Schulz Gotham PLC, in Detroit. He earned his bachelor's degree from Michigan State University.

  • Elizabeth Gotham (2014)

    has started a plaintiff-side labor and employment firm, Schulz Gotham PLC, in Detroit. She earned her bachelor's degree from Michigan State University's James Madison College.

  • Bruce Miller (1954)

    was recognized by Labor@Wayne for a lifetime of dedicated service to the labor movement. He earned his bachelor's degree from Mexico City College.

  • Mark Cousens (1970)

    was recognized by Labor@Wayne for a lifetime of dedicated service to the labor movement. He earned his bachelor's degree from Wayne State University.

  • Ami (Patel) Gadhia (2003)

    has been named technology transfer and patenting specialist for the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences at the National Institutes of Health. She earned her LL.M. from the George Washington University Law School and her bachelor's degree from Wayne State University.

  • Laurel McGiffert (1980)

    has been chosen to receive the Earl J. Cline/Sherwin Schreier Award for Excellence from the State Bar of Michigan's Negligence Law Section. The award is presented annually to recognize an individual's superb skill as a justice, judge or attorney in the field of negligence law and dispute resolution. McGiffert is a partner with Plunkett Cooney in Detroit. She earned her bachelor's degree from Vassar College.

  • Channing Robinson-Holmes (2016)

    has joined Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers in Royal Oak as an associate attorney. She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan.

  • David B. Liner (1980)

    was elected to CECO Environmental Corporation's board of directors. He earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan.

  • Alisha Cieslak (2009)

    was promoted to chief legal & risk officer for Gordon Food Service in Grand Rapids. She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan - Dearborn.

  • Carl Lundblad (1997)

    was named chief executive officer of Ten Thousand Villages, a non-profit fair trade retailer. He earned his bachelor's degree from Messiah College.

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    Roland Hwang (1980)

    LL.M. '84, was appointed to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Michigan Advisory Committee. Hwang is an assistant attorney general with Michigan's Department of Attorney General. He earned his master of business administration degree and bachelor's degree in engineering from the University of Michigan.

  • Picture of Matthew Robb
    Matthew Robb (2016)

    was the subject of the Detroit Legal News' "Friday Feature." Read the full report here. Robb earned his bachelor's degree from Michigan State University.

  • Picture of Ryan Berman
    Ryan Berman (2004)

    was named a finalist for the Regeana Myrick Outstanding Young Lawyer award from the State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section. Berman operates his own law firm in Bloomfield Hills. He earned his bachelor's degree from Michigan State University.

  • Picture of Steven Fishman
    Steven Fishman (1973)

    was awarded the Leonard R. Gilman Award from the Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan Chapter. The Gilman Award is presented annually to an outstanding criminal law practitioner. Fishman earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan.

  • Picture of Ellie Schneider
    Ellie Schneider (2012)

    was named to the 2017 Crain's Detroit Twenty in Their 20s list. She earned her bachelor's degree from DePaul University.

  • Hon. Henry Saad (1974)

    is retiring from the Michigan Court of Appeals, where he has served as a judge since 1994. He earned his bachelor's degree from Wayne State University's Mike Ilitch School of Business.

  • Picture of Eric M. Dobrusin
    Eric M. Dobrusin (1988)

    has been accepted as a new member of the American Law Society Board of Directors with ‘America's Top Lawyers' distinction. The America's Top Lawyers list is comprised of well-rounded individuals representing a diverse cross-section of U.S. legal advocates. Dobrusin earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan.

  • Picture of John Walus
    John Walus (2004)

    received the Homer D. Strong Award from Wayne State University's Alumni Association. Walus, an attorney at Alpert & Alpert and retired lieutenant colonel for the U.S. Army, won the award for his distinguished leadership and service to the Alumni Association and the university as a whole. He earned his bachelor's degree from Florida International University.

  • Picture of Andrew Sharples
    Andrew Sharples (2012)

    joined Las Vegas law firm Naylor & Braster as an associate attorney. He earned his bachelor's degree from Wayne State University.

  • Picture of Jill Ferrari
    Jill Ferrari (2001)

    was selected by the Wayne State President's Commission on the Status of Women to receive its 2017 Woman of Distinction Alumna Award. This honor recognizes her commitment to women and leadership with regard to issues of diversity, equity and inclusion. Ferrari, who earned her bachelor's degree from Wayne State University, is the CEO of Michigan Community Resources.

  • Kathy Browne (1987)

    has relocated her landscape design firm, Divine Redesigns LLC, to Plymouth, Michigan. Browne is a patented inventor, multiple conservation awards recipient, Keep Michigan Beautiful President's Plaque recipient, and first Wayne County Master Gardener of the Year. She and patented inventor/pioneering conservationist Dean Jabara beautify and educate on conservation matters. Browne and Jabara are celebrating the twelfth year of partnership with the award-winning Plymouth Downtown Development Authority's Adopt-A-Planter program.

  • Picture of Floyd E. Gates Jr.
    Floyd E. Gates Jr. (1998)

    has joined Bodman as a member and will lead the firm's new Grand Rapids office. He earned his bachelor's degree from Michigan State University.

  • Picture of Bart O'Neill
    Bart O'Neill (2001)

    joined Goodman Acker in Southfield where he will practice personal injury law, with an emphasis on medical malpractice and birth injury lawsuits. He earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Detroit Mercy.

  • Picture of Carol Parker
    Carol Parker (1996)

    has been appointed provost and vice president for academic affairs at The University of Texas at El Paso. She earned her master's degree from the University of Michigan and her bachelor's degree from the Michigan State University Honors College.

  • Picture of Mariam Bazzi
    Mariam Bazzi (2005)

    was appointed by Governor Rick Snyder to the Wayne County Circuit Court. She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan.

  • Picture of Ashley Heidemann
    Ashley Heidemann (2011)

    founder of JD Advising in Birmingham, wrote, "How to avoid the 3 biggest mistakes first-time bar exam takers make," for The National Jurist. Read the full column here. Heidemann earned her bachelor's degree from Wayne State University.

  • Picture of Jermaine A. Wyrick
    Jermaine A. Wyrick (1996)

    was a panelist at the University of Detroit Law School for the American Constitution Society. The panel discussed, "The Constitutional Right to Education." Wyrick earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan.

  • Matthew P. Breuer (2012)

    joined Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC in Royal Oak, Michigan, where he will concentrate his practice in the area of business transactions and corporate matters. Breuer earned his bachelor's degree from Michigan State University.

  • Picture of Alexander R. Baum
    Alexander R. Baum (2012)

    has joined Plunkett Cooney's Transportation Law Practice Group in Bloomfield Hills. He earned his bachelor's degree from Michigan State University.

  • Picture of Lauren Saad
    Lauren Saad (2014)

    has joined Resnick Law in Bloomfield Hills as an associate. She earned her bachelor's degree in English from Wayne State University.

  • Picture of Scott Mandel
    Scott Mandel (1981)

    received the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel's "Excellence in Defense Award." Mandel is a shareholder with Foster Swift in Lansing. He earned his bachelor's degree from Michigan State University.

  • Picture of Linda Burwell
    Linda Burwell (1985)

    presented a webinar about Equal Employment Opportunity Commission activities to the Association of Workplace Investigators. Burwell is an independent investigator who works exclusively with law firms, in-house counsel and insurers on workplace investigations. She earned her bachelor's degree from Michigan State University.

  • Picture of Andrew J. Huige
    Andrew J. Huige (2004)

    has joined Collins Einhorn Farrell PC's Professional Liability Practice Group in Southfield. He earned his bachelor's degree from Grand Valley State University.

  • Picture of May Saad
    May Saad (2010)

    a member of Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss' Real Estate Practice Group in Southfield, was featured in the Macomb County Legal News. Read the full report here. Saad earned her bachelor's degree from Filiere Francophone de Droit, Beirut, Lebanon.

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    Marc Lovell (1993)

    LL.M. '03, joined CBIZ Tofias in Boston as a director in the company's high net worth tax department. He also authors and develops curricula and course material for the University of Illinois Tax School, and he updated their popular book on LLCs taxed as S corporations and partnerships. He earned his Master of Science in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois and his bachelor's degree from the University of Windsor.

  • Picture of Adam M. Blaylock
    Adam M. Blaylock (2013)

    has joined Maddin Hauser Roth & Heller PC in Southfield. He is an associate in the firm's Corporate/Employment Practice Group. He earned his bachelor's degree from Michigan State University.

  • Picture of William W. Swor
    William W. Swor (1972)

    received the Right to Counsel Award from the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan. According to the organization, the award recognizes the amazing contributions of a group or individual in the form of legal representation or other extraordinary service. The founder of William W. Swor & Associates earned his bachelor's degree from Oakland University.

  • Picture of Christopher Blount
    Christopher Blount (2006)

    was appointed by Governor Rick Snyder to the 36th District Court in Detroit. Blount earned his master's and bachelor's degrees from Wayne State University.

  • Picture of Tina Reynolds
    Tina Reynolds (1996)

    was chosen to serve a three-year term on Governor Rick Snyder's newly created Child Lead Exposure Elimination Commission. The purpose of the commission is to advise the governor on programs and policies to fight lead exposure in children. Reynolds is the health policy director for the Michigan Environmental Council. She earned her bachelor's degree in natural resources from the University of Michigan.

  • Picture of Phillip E. Seltzer
    Phillip E. Seltzer (1982)

    was selected by the Institute for Continuing Legal Education to be on a panel of experts for a webinar titled "Identify and Pursue Legal Malpractice Claims." He is a principal and shareholder of Lipson Neilson Cole Seltzer Garin PC in Bloomfield Hills. Seltzer earned his bachelor's degree from Michigan State University.

  • Picture of Robert E. Thomas
    Robert E. Thomas (2013)

    was elected chairman of the Board of Zoning Appeals for the city of Detroit. He earned his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and his master's degree in science in industrial technology manufacturing systems from North Carolina A&T State University.

  • Picture of Ted Marshall
    Ted Marshall (2016)

    an associate with Willingham & Coté PC, in East Lansing, was featured in the Detroit Legal News. Read the article here. Marshall earned his undergraduate degree from Michigan State University.

  • Picture of  Christopher M.  Mann
    Christopher M. Mann (2004)

    a member of Dawda Mann Mulcahy & Sadler PLC in Bloomfield Hills, was named a "Leader in the Law" by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. He earned his bachelor's degree from Michigan State University.

     

     

  • Picture of Pamela Enslen
    Pamela Enslen (1981)

    was named a "Leader in the Law" by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. She is a partner with Warner Norcross & Judd LLP in Kalamazoo. She earned her master's and bachelor's degrees from the University of Michigan.

  • Picture of Henry Baskin
    Henry Baskin (1957)

    was inducted into the Gold Circle of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Michigan Chapter. Baskin, who owns the Baskin Law Firm in Birmingham, was featured in the Detroit Free Press. Read the full article here.

  • Picture of Lori Buiteweg
    Lori Buiteweg (1990)

    was named a 2017 "Leader in the Law" by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. She is a partner with Nichols Sacks Slank Sendelbach and Buiteweg PC. Buiteweg earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan.

  • Picture of Judy Calton
    Judy Calton (1986)

    was named a "Leader in the Law" by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. She is a partner with Honigman in Detroit. Calton earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois.

     

     

  • Picture of Robert Sickels
    Robert Sickels (1978)

    a senior shareholder with Sommers Schwartz in Southfield, was named a "Leader in the Law" by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. He earned his bachelor's degree from Michigan State University.

  • Picture of Diana Lee Khachaturian
    Diana Lee Khachaturian (1998)

    of the Law Office of Diana Lee Khachaturian in Troy, was named a "Leader in the Law" by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan.

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

    of Olsman MacKenzie & Wallace, was named a "Leader in the Law" by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. She earned her bachelor's degree from Alma College.

  • Picture of Michael W. Maddin
    Michael W. Maddin (1965)

    was named a "Leader in the Law" by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. He is president emeritus, a shareholder and a founder of Maddin Hauser Roth & Heller PC in Southfield. Maddin earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan.

  • Picture of Lisa Todd
    Lisa Todd (2015)

    has been admitted to the Ph.D. program in political science at Wayne State University for fall 2017 semester. Todd earned her master's degree from Eastern Michigan University and her bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland.

  • Picture of Michael J. Thomas, LL.M.
    Michael J. Thomas, LL.M. (2010)

    wrote "The 401(k) as a Pivotal Point in the Movement Towards Defined Contribution Plans," for the February 2017 New Mexico Lawyer. Read the full article here. Thomas is currently obtaining his Certified Employee Benefit Specialist designation and is a deputy general counsel at the New Mexico Corrections Department. He earned his J.D. from the University of Michigan and his bachelor's degree from Wayne State University.

  • Picture of Sophie Zhang
    Sophie Zhang (2015)

    has joined Bodman's Enterprise Procurement Group in Troy as a staff attorney. She earned her bachelor's degree from China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing.

  • Picture of Nathan D. Dupes
    Nathan D. Dupes (2011)

    has been admitted as a member of Bodman in Detroit. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan.

  • Picture of Joseph A. Richotte
    Joseph A. Richotte (2007)

    an attorney and shareholder with Butzel Long in Bloomfield Hills, has been appointed to the State Bar of Michigan's Appellate Practice Section Council. Richotte earned his bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Wayne State University.

  • Picture of Mike Kolasa, LL.M.
    Mike Kolasa, LL.M. (1994)

    made a donation to the members of the Ishpeming Ski Club in Ishpeming, Michigan to help fund the replacement of bindings on the skis the team uses for jumping. Kolasa is vice president and trust officer at The Stephenson National Bank & Trust. He earned his J.D. from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and his bachelor's degree from Northern Michigan University.

  • Picture of Katherine Razdolsky Rothstein
    Katherine Razdolsky Rothstein (2007)

    has been admitted as a member of Bodman in Troy. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan.

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