Nine Wayne Law alumnae recognized as 2016 Women in the Law

Nine of the 30 Michigan attorneys on the 2016 Women in the Law list recently released by Michigan Lawyers Weekly are alumnae of Wayne State University Law School.

The awards program recognizes high-achieving women lawyers in Michigan and their accomplishments, according to the publication. The 30 attorneys will be formally honored during a Sept. 15 luncheon at Detroit Marriott in Troy, where the honorees will choose one 2016 Woman of the Year by secret ballot.

The Wayne Law alumnae named are:

• Jody Aaron, Class of 1982, Johnson Law PLC

• Dora Brantley, Class of 1993, Rutledge Manion Rabaut Terry and Thomas PC

• Kerry Cahill, Class of 2004, Sue Ellen Eisenberg & Associates PC

• Alisha Cieslak, Class of 2009, Gordon Food Service

• Lynn Gandhi, Class of 1986, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP

• Melissa Graves, Class of 2002, Collins Einhorn Farrell PC

• Jennifer Lord, Class of 1992, Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers PC

• Dawn Schluter, Class of 1989, Miller Canfield

• Lisa Zimmer, Class of 1993, Warner Norcross & Judd LLP