Foley Detroit Office Attorneys Named 2010 Michigan "Super Lawyers" and "Rising Stars"

13 September 2010 Media Contact: Jill Chanen News

Foley & Lardner LLP announced today that nine Detroit office attorneys have been named 2010 Michigan “Super Lawyers” by Law & Politics Media, Inc. In addition, four Detroit office attorneys have been named 2010 Michigan Rising Stars by the organization. 

The nine Detroit attorneys named 2010 Michigan “Super Lawyers” and their primary practices, as classified by Law & Politics, are:

  • Salvatore A. Barbatano, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights;
  • John F. Birmingham, Jr., Employment & Labor;
  • 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, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights.

The four Detroit attorneys named 2010 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 of Michigan “Super Lawyers,” Law & Politics Media, Inc. conducted independent research and surveyed lawyers nationwide to identify attorneys whose honors and accomplishments within the legal field indicated a high degree of peer recognition and professional competence. The final list of “Super Lawyers” features the top five percent of Michigan attorneys in more than 70 areas of legal practice. The final list of “Rising Stars” features the top 2.5 percent of Michigan attorneys who are either 40 years old or younger or in practice for ten years or less.