Foley Attorneys Named 2009 Michigan Super Lawyers

09 September 2009 Media Contact: Jill Chanen News

Foley announced today that eight Detroit office attorneys have been named 2009 Michigan “Super Lawyers” by Law & Politics Media, Inc. In addition, four Detroit office attorneys have been named 2009 Michigan Rising Stars by the organization.

The eight Detroit attorneys named 2009 Michigan “Super Lawyers” and their primary practices, as classified by Law & Politics, are:

  • Salvatore A. Barbatano, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights;
  • Patrick Daugherty, Securities & Corporate Finance;
  • Steven H. Hilfinger, Mergers & Acquisitions;
  • Judy A. O’Neill, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights;
  • Chris E. Rossman, Health Care;
  • Thomas B. Spillane, Mergers & Acquisitions;
  • John R. Trentacosta, Business Litigation; and
  • Ann Marie Uetz, Business Litigation.

The four Detroit attorneys named 2009 Michigan “Rising Stars” and their primary practices, as classified by Law & Politics, are:

  • Daljit S. Doogal, Mergers & Acquisitions;
  • Jason D. Menges, Business Litigation;
  • Scott T. Seabolt, Business Litigation; and
  • John A. Simon, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights.

To compile its annual list, Law & Politics surveyed more than 800,000 attorneys nationwide, asking them to vote for the best lawyers they have personally observed conducting business. The final list of “Super Lawyers” features the top five percent of Michigan attorneys in more than 60 areas of legal practice.

The Law & Politics Media, Inc. Michigan Super Lawyers & Rising Stars magazine is delivered to Michigan lawyers, the lead corporate counsel of Russell 3000 companies and the ABA-approved law school libraries. The list of Michigan Super Lawyers & Rising Stars is also published in September in a special advertising supplement in The New York Times, which reaches more than 110,000 Michigan readers.

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