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Chambers USA 2007 gives Honigman a number one ranking in four practice areas

June 21, 2007

Seventeen Partners Recognized as Top Leaders in Their Fields

The respected legal research publication Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2007 has awarded a Number One ranking - for the State of Michigan - in four key practice areas to the Detroit-Based firm of Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP (Honigman).  The Firm's Corporate, Employee Benefits, Litigation and Real Estate Departments all earned a Number One ranking.  In addition, Honigman's Labor and Employment Department 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; Labor and Employment; Litigation: General Commercial; and Real Estate.

Seventeen 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
Herschel P. Fink – Litigation: General Commercial
David Foltyn – Corporate and Securities/M&A
Raymond W. Henney – Litigation: General Commercial
Donald J. Kunz – Corporate and Securities/M&A
Mary Jo Larson – Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
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/M&A
Alan S. Schwartz – Corporate/M&A
William D. Sargent – Employment:  Mainly Defendant
Sherill Siebert - Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Richard E. Zuckerman – Litigation: General Commercial; White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2007 is available online at: www.chambersandpartners.com/us/