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Eight attorneys at McDonald Hopkins law firm named Michigan Super Lawywers and Rising Stars

Detroit, Michigan (May 31, 2012) – Six attorneys at McDonald Hopkins have been named to the Michigan Super Lawyers list as among the top attorneys in Michigan for 2012 and two of the firm’s attorneys have been named to the Michigan Rising Stars list as among the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state.

Michigan Super Lawyers:

John E. Benko, Member, Litigation Department
Benko has extensive experience in complex commercial litigation and contract litigation specializing in the automotive and construction industries. 

James J. Boutrous II, Chair, Labor and Employment Practice; Co-Chair, Trade Secret, Non-Compete and Unfair Competition Practice
Boutrous’ extensive non-compete and trade secret experience, includes counseling, auditing and drafting agreements and prosecuting and defending employers in non-competition and trade secret litigation.

James J. Giszczak, Member, Labor and Employment Practice; Co-Chair, Data Privacy and Network Security; Co-Chair, Trade Secret, Non-Compete and Unfair Competition Practice
Giszczak advises clients in matters regarding auditing and litigating non-compete, non-disclosure and trade secret matters in nearly every industry. He also advises clients regarding data security and responding to breaches involving sensitive personal information and protected health information.

Stephen M. Gross, Co-Chair, Business Restructuring and Bankruptcy Department; Co-Chair, Automotive Practice; Managing Member Detroit Office
For more than 28 years, Gross has been involved in business restructuring matters, corporate acquisitions and divestitures, especially in the automotive industry, manufacturing business and large regional franchisees.

Michael G. Latiff, Member, Litigation Department
Latiff has been lead counsel in the litigation of significant commercial, business, construction, real property, OSHA/MIOSHA, and automotive indirect supply chain disputes.

Miriam L. Rosen, Member, Labor and Employment Practice
Rosen represents and counsels employers on a wide-range of labor and employment law issues. She counsels employers on day-to-day human resource matters to ensure compliance with complex issues arising from state and federal employment laws, such as the FMLA, ADA and civil rights statutes.

Michigan Rising Stars:

Jeffrey S. Grasl, Member, Business Restructuring and Bankruptcy Department
Grasl represents debtors in both out-of-court and chapter 11 reorganizations, as well as creditors’ rights issues.

Timothy J. Lowe, Associate, Litigation Department
Lowe has wide-ranging experience in business and commercial litigation including business, construction, automotive supply chain, sales representative, and real property disputes.

About McDonald Hopkins

McDonald Hopkins is a business advisory and advocacy law firm with a more than 80- year history. mcdonaldhopkins.com.

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