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Honigman earns top ranking in Michigan in four practice areas

July 7, 2006

Fourteen Honigman Partners Recognized  as Top Leaders in Their Fields

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2006, the respected legal research publication, has awarded four key practices at the Detroit-based law firm of Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP with its number one ranking in the State of Michigan.  Honigman's Corporate and Real Estate practices were given a number one ranking for the fourth consecutive year; its Litigation practice a number one ranking for the second consecutive year and its Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice earned a number one ranking in this new category.  In addition, Honigman's Employment (mainly defendant) practice was recognized as one of the leading practices in Michigan.

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; Employment: Mainly Defendant; Litigation: General Commercial; and Real Estate.

Fourteen individual Honigman partners were recognized for their exemplary performance as top leaders in their fields:

David Foltyn – Corporate and Securities/M&A
Donald J. Kunz – Corporate and Securities/M&A
Cyril Moscow – Corporate and Securities/M&A
Alan S. Schwartz – Corporate/M&A
Mary Jo Larson – Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Sherill Siebert – Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
William D. Sargent – Employment:  Mainly Defendant
Norman C. Ankers – Litigation: General Commercial
Joseph Aviv – Litigation: General Commercial
Raymond W. Henney – Litigation: General Commercial
Richard E. Zuckerman – Litigation: General Commercial; White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Richard J. Burstein – Real Estate
Denise J. Lewis – Real Estate
Lawrence D. McLaughlin – Real Estate

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2006 is available online at: www.chambersandpartners.com/us/.

Founded in 1948, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP is based in Detroit with offices in Lansing and Oakland County.  The Firm represents more than 15,000 clients regionally, nationally and internationally.