Foley Attorneys Named 2012 Michigan Super Lawyers

07 September 2012 Media Contact: Jill Chanen News

Foley announced today that seven attorneys from the firm’s Detroit office have been named 2012 Michigan Super Lawyers by Michigan Super Lawyers magazine. In addition, five attorneys from the Detroit office have been named 2012 Michigan Rising Stars by the publication.

Attorneys named Super Lawyers represent the top legal practitioners in the state who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Rising Stars include the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.

The Detroit office attorneys named 2012 Michigan Super Lawyers and their primary practices, as classified by Thomson Reuters, are: 

  • John F. Birmingham, Jr., Employment & Labor
  • Judy A. O’Neill, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
  • Philip B. Phillips, Employment & Labor
  • Chris E. Rossman, Health Care
  • Thomas B. Spillane, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • John R. Trentacosta, Business Litigation
  • Ann Marie Uetz, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights

The Detroit office attorneys named 2012 Michigan Rising Stars and their primary practices, as classified by Thomson Reuters, are:

  • Ryan S. Bewersdorf, Business Litigation
  • Daljit S. Doogal, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Marcus W. Sprow, Intellectual Property
  • Erin L. Toomey, Government Contracts
  • Adam J. Wienner, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights

To compile its annual list, the research team at Super Lawyers, which is part of the Thomson Reuters Legal division, undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff and a peer review of candidates by practice area.

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