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Chambers USA 2008 Gives Honigman a No. 1 Ranking in Four Practice Areas

June 16, 2008

The respected legal research publication Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2008 has awarded a No. 1 ranking within the state of Michigan to Detroit-based Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP in four key practice areas: Corporate, Employee Benefits, Litigation and Real Estate Departments. As well, Honigman's Labor and Employment Department was recognized as one of the leading practices in Michigan.

In addition to Honigman’s departmental recognitions, 18 individual Honigman partners were recognized for their exemplary performance as top leaders in their fields:

Norman C. Ankers – Litigation: General Commercial
Joseph Aviv – Litigation: General Commercial
Richard J. Burstein – Real Estate
Greg DeMars – Real Estate
Herschel P. Fink – Litigation: General Commercial
David Foltyn – Corporate and Securities/M&A
Michael J. Friedman – Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Raymond W. Henney – Litigation: General Commercial
Linn A. Hynds – Labor & Employment
Donald J. Kunz – Corporate and Securities/M&A
Denise J. Lewis – Real Estate
Howard N. Luckoff - Real Estate
Lawrence D. McLaughlin – Real Estate: Star (very highest) Ranking
Cyril Moscow – Corporate and Securities/M&A: Senior Statesman Ranking
David N. Parsigian – Corporate and Securities/M&A
Alan S. Schwartz – Corporate and Securities/M&A
William D. Sargent – Labor and Employment
Richard E. Zuckerman – Litigation: General Commercial; White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

“We are honored by this recognition and deeply grateful to our clients and peers in the legal profession for recognizing the talent that makes Honigman lawyers tops in their field,” said David Foltyn, chairman and CEO of Honigman. “We congratulate our 18 partners on this high honor as well as all the attorneys who make up the Corporate, Employee Benefits, Litigation and Real Estate Practice Groups for their stellar work in providing top quality counsel to our clients.”

Through interviews with peers, competing law firms, and significant purchasers of legal services, London-based publisher Chambers & Partners rated business lawyers at U.S. law firms by state within a selected set of key practice areas. In Michigan, Chambers & Partners ranked law firms and lawyers in the following six categories: Banking & Finance; Corporate/M&A; Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation; Labor and Employment; Litigation: General Commercial; and Real Estate.

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2008 is available online at: www.chambersandpartners.com/us/

About Honigman

Celebrating 60 years, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP is a business law firm based in Detroit with additional offices in Lansing, Oakland County, and Ann Arbor, Mich. For more information, visit www.honigman.com.