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Mark D. Kleinlein and Christopher D. Rowlett join Honigman as partners

June 27, 2013

Mark D. Kleinlein and Christopher D. Rowlett have joined Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP as partners in the firm. Kleinlein is a member of Honigman’s Insurance Department and Rowlett is a member of the firm’s Labor and Employment Department. Both will be located in Honigman’s Detroit office.

Kleinlein brings a wealth of experience to Honigman from an 18-year career as an attorney, an insurance broker and an insurance company executive. He has served global clients, including those with captives in Bermuda, the Cayman Islands and Vermont. He also has experience dealing with insurers and reinsurers located in England, Germany, France and Switzerland.

Kleinlein, who is admitted to practice in Michigan, earned a J.D. from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and an MBA, with honors, in risk management and insurance from the University of Wisconsin. He also earned a B.A. in political science and pre-law from Michigan State University.

He joins Honigman from Aon (NYSE: AON) in Dallas, Texas.

Rowlett has experience in wage and hour class actions involving the Fair Labor Standards Act. He also has experience in labor and employment matters related to noncompete and trade secret disputes, ADA actions, employment contract disputes and arbitration agreements.

He earned a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School and a B.S., cum laude, in aerospace engineering from the University of Michigan. He is admitted to practice in California and his admission to the State Bar of Michigan is pending.

Rowlett joins Honigman from McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP in San Diego, California.