LEGAL PEOPLE

Brian A. Potestivo, president of Potestivo & Associates PC, has been named one of the 2013 "Leaders in the Law" by Michigan Lawyers Weekly as a result of his long standing presence in the communities in which he serves along with his entrepreneurial spirit and his deep dedication for his clients' best interests.

For more than 23 years, Potestivo and his law firm: Potestivo & Associates have been providing award-winning legal services to the real estate finance and credit industry; headquartered in Rochester Hills.

As an experienced attorney and business owner, Potestivo has shaped his practice into a nationally recognized leader in the legal services real estate finance and credit industry. He has accomplished this through his strong leadership abilities, dedication to his clients, professionalism, and thorough knowledge of the law.

Potestivo is active in several key industry and professional associations; traveling regularly to meet with members and advocate on behalf of his clients in legislative efforts on a state and federal level. He also understands the importance of being part of the solution in a time of economic uncertainty. Under the direction of Potestivo, Potestivo & Associates was a supportive member of Detroit HOPE (Home Ownership Preservation Enterprise), a non-profit organization dedicated to educating and counseling Michigan communities about foreclosure prevention options. Potestivo also partnered with the Detroit Office of Foreclosure Prevention to work on both the ROOF and FLOOR Detroit property initiatives. These proposals aimed at keeping homes occupied and combating blight and vacancies in local communities.

Upon graduating from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Potestivo began practicing law independently from a small office near downtown Rochester. He quickly earned a reputation as an attorney who provided his clients an extremely high-level of results-driven and cost-effective legal service. Potestivo was able to increase his client base solely by word of mouth as his reputation grew consistently from year to year. As his client base grew, he began to focus his entrepreneurial spirit on developing a business model that would sustain controlled growth without compromising the intimate and results-oriented service that his clients had come to expect. Client by client, file by file, without the benefit of mergers or buyouts, Potestivo has built the largest law firm in Northern Oakland County, and has set the industry standard in Michigan year in and year out.

Today, Potestivo's firm employs more than 120 dedicated professionals, and operates within a network of three offices in two states. He invested heavily in technology as it became available to the public, and today his firm utilizes some of the most advanced technology in the legal services industry. The willingness to make these investments has been a crucial facet of Potestivo's growth of presence in the legal field, as it has afforded his clients with extremely efficient response times, data storage, and accuracy while maintaining the highest level of confidentiality.

Potestivo & Associates would also like to announce the promotion of Lori M. Gainey as firector of Finance in the firm's Michigan Office

She was promoted to the director of Finance on Feb. 13. Based in the firm's Rochester Hills office, Gainey oversees the accounting practices for both Michigan and Illinois offices.

Gainey joined Potestivo & Associates in Jan. 2006. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Michigan State University and went on to earn her Masters of Accounting from Oakland University. She is also licensed as a Certified Public Account and an active member of the Michigan Association of Public Accountants.

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Founding Shareholder Robert Iwrey of Southfield-based The Health Law Partners, recently co-wrote a whitepaper published by the State Bar of Michigan on licensing procedures and investigations for health care providers titled, "Licensure & Certification: Process & Investigation." Founding Shareholder Carey Kalmowitz made the announcement.

As a co-author, Iwrey's chapter provided fellow attorneys with an outline of the processes followed by Michigan's Bureau of Health Care Services with regard to investigations and prosecutions of health care providers that allegedly violate Michigan's Public Health Code. The chapter also reviews the collateral effects that are associated with licensing sanctions.

Iwrey is a practicing litigator and has specialized his practice in health care transactional law, including licensure, staff privileges, contracts, physician practice issues, and health care investigation and audit defense. Iwrey was also recognized as a Super Lawyer in Health Law in each of the past three years and a DBusiness Top Lawyer in Health Care/Corporate Governance & Compliance in 2010, 2012 and 2013. An alumnus of the University of Michigan, Iwrey went on to graduate from Wayne State University Law School.

Also, Adrienne Dresevic, founding shareholder of The Health Law Partners, recently served on a panel for the American Bar Association Health Law Section titled, "Stark Law Fundamentals." Founding Shareholder Abby Pendleton made the announcement.

As a co-panelist for the webinar, Dresevic provided attendees a basic understanding of this complex area of health care law. With growing government oversight, Stark Law has broad implications on financial transactions and business agreements between physicians and health care providers. With the myriad array of federal regulations connected with law, Dresevic focused on how to identify potential Stark Law issues, discussed cutting-edge Stark Law developments and provided practical examples in which lawyers could encounter federal actions.

Dresevic leads HLP's Stark and Anti-Kickback practice area, and the program stood as an excellent outlet to share her Stark Law expertise. She has devoted much of her practice to this area of law, and routinely counsels clients on compliance and preventative actions.

An avid writer and speaker, Dresevic has published more than 60 articles on health care law and presents at national conferences throughout the year. Dresevic's practice encompasses the full spectrum of health care law. She earned her law degree from Wayne State University Law School.

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Lynn A. Gandhi, a partner in the Honigman, Miller, Schwartz, and Cohn LLP's Tax Practice Group, has been named chair of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce Tax Policy Committee for a two-year term. The committee works closely with the legislature, industry and state agencies on a variety of tax related issues, particularly those related to state and local tax.

In her law practice, Gandhi advises clients on a national basis regarding multistate tax strategies, tax disputes and litigates state tax cases. Her areas of concentration are state income and gross receipts taxes, sales and use taxes, Michigan business taxes and other excise taxes. She is also experienced in unclaimed property processes and audits, from both the preventive and defensive postures, and is deeply engaged in investment incentive opportunities. She is a certified public accountant recognized in Michigan and Illinois.

Gandhi also serves as secretary of the State Bar of Michigan's Tax Council and chair of the American Bar Association's Gross Receipts Tax subcommittee. She has been named in Best Lawyers in America from 2010 to 2013, Michigan Super Lawyers in 2011 and 2012 and as a DBusiness "Top Lawyers" in 2013.

Gandhi earned her law degrees from Wayne State University Law School and New York University School of Law. She earned her B.A. from Kalamazoo College.

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Credit Union 24 announced that it has engaged the services of Holli Targan, a partner with Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer, & Weiss PC, to provide legal counsel as the network further expands its payment services for credit unions.

Targan specializes in payment products and services, electronic funds transfer law, compliance and regulatory matters. She has more than 27 years of experience with payment processing networks, and extensive experience in emerging payments-related products and issues. Targan has served as president of the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) and has been a member of its Board of Directors for more than 10 years. She has received numerous industry awards and is often a featured speaker at industry events.

"Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer, & Weiss is delighted to work with Credit Union 24 to bring tailored solutions to the credit union community, and help credit unions navigate this challenging and ever-changing industry," said Targan.

Additionally, Paul R. Hage has been named partner at Jaffe Raitt. Jaffe CEO Bill Sider made the announcement.

A member of Jaffe's insolvency and reorganization practice group, Hage represents asset purchasers, creditors' committees, debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, and trustees in bankruptcy proceedings nationwide. A frequent writer and speaker in the area of bankruptcy law, Hage currently serves as newsletter editor of the American Bankruptcy Institute's (ABI) Unsecured Trade Creditor's Committee, a coordinating editor for the ABI Journal, a member of the editorial advisory board for the Norton Journal of Bankruptcy Law & Practice and a contributing editor for both the Norton Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law and the Norton Bankruptcy Law & Practice 3d treatise

In 2012, Hage was elected president-elect for the Michigan Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association, which is a leading global organization dedicated to turnaround management, corporate restructuring and distressed investing disciplines. Additionally, Hage is the co-chair of the Claims and Priorities Subcommittee of the American Bar Association's Business Bankruptcy Committee.

Hage earned his bachelor's degree from James Madison College at Michigan State University and his law degrees from Loyola University Chicago School of Lawand from St. John's University School of Law.

Also, Thomas E. Coughlin, a partner at Jaffe Raitt, has been named the practice group coordinator for the firm's Financial Services group. Jaffe CEO Bill Sider made the announcement.

In addition to this new role, Coughlin is also on the firm's board of directors and previously served as the practice group coordinator for the insolvency & reorganization services group. Coughlin specializes his practice in secured transactions, commercial law and bankruptcy.

A recognized attorney, Coughlin has received four Super Lawyer awards, and most recently was honored as a DBusiness Top Lawyer in 2013. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Coughlin is also a graduate of Wayne State University Law School.

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Butzel Long attorneys Bernard J. Fuhs and Sheldon H. Klein were featured speakers during a one-hour webinar presented by the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) for the Legal Issues and Human Resources Councils on Wednesday, Feb. 20.

The program was titled, "Emerging Issues in Non-Competition, Non-Hire, Non-Solicit and Trade Secret Agreements with Employees and Competitors." Fuhs and Klein provided an overview of the basic legal principles governing and the differences between the various agreements used to protect people and secrets.

Based in Butzel Long's Detroit office, Fuhs concentrates his practice in the areas of business and commercial litigation. He has experience in non-compete, non-disclosure, and trade secret disputes, business and financial services industry disputes, franchise and dealerships, transportation and logistics industry disputes, construction, real estate, securities, and sales representative matters. He also advises start-up and closely held businesses, as well as sports and fitness industry members.

Based in the firm's Bloomfield Hills office, Klein concentrates his practice in the areas of antitrust counseling and litigation, and other forms of complex commercial litigation, including class action litigation. He also has litigation and counseling experience in automotive and other manufacturing supply chain matters.

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Alan E. Schwartz, a founding partner of Honigman, Miller, Schwartz, and Cohn LLP, was honored by Mayor Dave Bing recently as the first recipient of the "Alan E. Schwartz Award." The award will be given annually to an individual who best demonstrates a commitment to community service as exemplified by Schwartz.

Schwartz is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Harvard Law School. In 1952, he joined Jason Honigman and Milton Miller in founding the firm that is now Honigman, Miller, Schwartz, and Cohn LLP, one of the largest business law firms in Michigan. His career goals were not just to make a better life for his family, but also to contribute to the community at large, hopefully, making a better life for all. Schwartz has served in a leadership position in numerous nonprofit organizations, including Business Leaders for Michigan, Community Foundation for Southeastern Michigan, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit Medical Center, Detroit Symphony Orchestra and many more.

In 2012, Schwartz was honored at New Detroit's 45th Anniversary celebration as a community leader and long-time advocate for racial equality in the region. Among his awards are the George W. Romney Award for Lifetime Achievement in Volunteerism and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Detroit Institute of Arts.

In addition, Tara E. Mahoney, a partner in Honigman's Labor and Employment Department, has been appointed by the Eastern Michigan University's Board of Regents to the Ann Arbor Learning Community School Board, which is a charter school in Ann Arbor serving kindergartners through eighth graders.

Mahoney counsels employers on a wide range of employment and labor matters, including discrimination, retaliation, harassment and non-compete issues in state and federal courts. She also represents employers in administrative proceedings before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Michigan Department of Civil Rights and the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency. Mahoney has been recognized as a "Rising Star" by Michigan Super Lawyers from 2009 through 2012.

She also serves the Ann Arbor community as president of the board of directors for Neutral Zone, a diverse, youth-driven teen center dedicated to promoting personal growth and artistic expression, community leadership and the exchange of ideas.

Mahoney earned her law degree at the University of Michigan Law School and a B.G.S. from the University of Michigan.

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Wayne County Circuit Judge Wendy Marie Baxter has been chosen by the Michigan Chronicle to receive the 2013 Women of Excellence Award.

After matriculating at Eastern Michigan University as one of only two black women in the College of Business, Baxter applied her Bachelor of Business Administration Management Degree to the competitive retail industry. As a department manager, she toiled 16 hour days alongside her male counterparts for half their pay. She quit. Baxter went into business for herself, buying, rehabbing, and selling homes. She used her real estate license to finance her law school tuition.

After positions in banking at First Federal, managing the oil and gas leases in the Finance Department of General Motors, to court administration as a docket analyst, she became acquainted with the machinations of elections as a volunteer in campaigns of Hubert Humphrey, Coleman Young and her study buddy, the late Judge Beverley Anne Jasper.

When she launched her own judicial campaign she was a virtual unknown. That did not stop her from winning a seat on the 36th District Court. She was a strategist that catapulted Judge Adam Shakoor to be the first and only Muslim to become chief judge of that court. Soon afterwards she moved to the Recorder's Court criminal bench where she helped to write the criminal jury instructions still in use by every jurist in Michigan today. She has landed on all her courts' executive committees helping to shape court policy and was at the helm of the Association of Black Judges of Michigan and The Mediation Tribunal managing the money.

In addition to serving in Representative Assembly, the legislative governance body of the State Bar of Michigan, Baxter has served with distinction as a member of the Civil Division of the Wayne County Third Circuit Court bench. Her interpretation of law has guided the region through the morass of understanding all three emergency manager laws, the interplay of city, state and federal laws on medical marijuana, the rights and responsibilities of titans of government, employment labor and management, health care and a public school education.

As a guest lecturer at the National Judicial College, Baxter has shared her expertise in law and cutting edge topics of Bioethics. Recently, in recognition of her legal and business acumen, she was one two judges selected out of 61 to staff the newly created Business Court to serve the corporate community in dispute resolution. A champion of justice and law, Baxter is known for her ability to settle cases, relate to people from all walks of life, no nonsense directness and sense of humor.

The mother of a budding film maker and an ivy league educated lawyer, Baxter keeps her head and hand in the community with the semiannual neighborhood yard sale that results in a mass charitable contribution to the Salvation Army, her membership in Hartford Memorial Baptist Church and her love of music, dance and the arts. She is a past board member of the Metro Youth Board and the Eastern Michigan University Alumnae Board of Directors and a participant with Dr. Charles H Wright at some of the initial meetings on West Grand Blvd that matured into the African American Museum.

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Southfield-based Maddin, Hauser, Wartell, Roth, & Heller PC Shareholder George V. Cassar Jr. recently served as a speaker at the Institute of Continuing Legal Education's (ICLE) 22nd Annual Drafting Estate Planning Documents Seminar in Grand Rapids and Plymouth.

In his presentation, "Drafting for and Asking About Awkward and Unusual Estate Planning Topics and Scenarios," Cassar discussed topics ranging from blended families, second and third marriages and kids to prenuptial agreements, posthumously born children and pet trusts.

Cassar frequently speaks before professional organizations and their clients regarding estate planning, tax and probate matters. He is a life member of the National Registry of Who's Who in American Law, is active in several charitable and other community organization and serves as the current committee chair of the Estates and Trusts Committee of the Tax Section of the State Bar of Michigan and on theFinance Committee for Inforum.

Cassar earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan and his master's in tax law from Wayne State University Law School. He focuses his practice in the areas of estate and business succession planning, taxation and probate.

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On Wednesday, Feb. 27, the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law's Federal Bar Association Student Chapter hosted U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Raymond M. Kethledge, Sixth Circuit. In 2008, Kethledge was confirmed to the Sixth Circuit Court, which hears appeals from the federal district courts of Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee.

Beginning in 2003, Kethledge worked as a partner in the law firm of Bush, Seyferth, Kethledge, and Paige PLLC, representing clients ranging from DaimlerChrysler Corporation and Genworth Financial to an individual criminal defendant. Kethledge has appeared frequently in court, briefing and arguing appeals and motions in class actions and other complex litigation. Prior to returning to Michigan in 1998 to join the Detroit firm of Honigman, Miller, Schwartz, and Cohn, Kethledge served with distinction as a law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy and U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Ralph Guy, Sixth Circuit. Kethledge also served as counsel to then-Senator Spencer Abraham, handling matters related to the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Kethledge graduated from the University of Michigan Law School in 1993. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in history in 1989.

Kethledge has long been dedicated to pro-bono service and charitable causes. He has used his legal skills to assist numerous individuals on a pro-bono basis. He and his former firm were very active in the community, sponsoring fundraisers and scholarship programs. Kethledge worked with Community Legal Services, a provider of legal services to the disadvantaged in Michigan, helping numerous homeowners keep their homes. He has also worked with the New Leaders New Schools charitable organization, which assists in placing school principals in economically depressed areas.

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Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that attorney Anna M. Maiuri has joined the Troy office.

With more than $2.0 billion in transactions to date, Maiuri has extensive experience in helping corporations, business owners and operators assess environmental liabilities when purchasing, selling or leasing assets both across the country and around the world. She is particularly experienced in helping utility companies and manufacturers achieve regulatory compliance through effective negotiations with governmental regulators that result in cost-effective strategies that fulfill both the client's and the regulator's needs.

Maiuri also has experience in complex matters including developing a strategy to address methane issues at a former municipal landfill, obtaining wetland determinations, and obtaining a remedial action plan approval for installation of a public water system to resolve claims associated with a county landfill. She also focuses her practice in the areas of oil and gas, automotive, climate law, energy, environmental and regulatory, and international and emerging markets.

Maiuri has been honored by Michigan Lawyers Weekly's with the "2012 Women in the Law" award, was selected by Best Lawyers in America as Detroit's 2012 Environmental Lawyer of the Year and been recognized by Michigan Super Lawyers, and DBusiness.

Maiuri is a member of the State Bar of Michigan's Environmental Law Council, the Oakland County Bar Association and the American Bar Association. She is also a member of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce's Environmental Law Section, and serves as a Board Member for North Star Reach, working to build a camp for children with serious illnesses.

She received her B.A. from Wayne State University and her law degree from the Wayne State University Law School.

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Legal Aid and Defender Association, Inc. (LAD) has appointed Regina Daniels Thomas to the new position of deputy chief counsel-broad based advocacy of its Civil Law Group.

Thomas is responsible for the development and implementation of broad based advocacy initiatives in the areas of legislation, fundraising, and education and training. She is also responsible for the overall management of LAD's Private Attorney Involvement Unit.

Thomas rejoined LAD in December after having served as chief counsel of its Juvenile Law Group from 2004 to 2009. From 2010 to 2012 she was an assistant prosecuting attorney in the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office. Since 2010 she has also been an adjunct faculty member of Thomas M. Cooley Law School.

Thomas is a graduate of Tennessee State University and the Vanderbilt University School of Law.

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Daljit Doogal, managing partner of Foley's Detroit office, has been selected for Michigan Lawyers Weekly's Leaders in the Law, Class of 2013.

The youngest managing partner in Foley's history, Doogal has handled complex transactional matters for some of Michigan's leading companies and helped to expand international business opportunities for the Southeast Michigan regional economy. As head of the Business Law practice in the Detroit office, he is responsible for mentoring and training younger associates, and has helped to direct several associates to selection by Foley clients to serve as general counsel or associate general counsel.

In addition, Doogal actively contributes to growing the local business community, with an emphasis on bringing the business worlds of Southeast Michigan and India closer together. Most notably, he co-founded the Detroit Chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE Detroit), a nonprofit network of professionals dedicated to entrepreneurial advancement and increased networking among entrepreneurs of Indian descent.

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The leadership team of Blue Filament Law PLLC is not afraid to take the path less traveled, and has founded a new boutique legal firm, specializing in international IP services, to support their vision for a new breed of law practice.

Blue Filament Law, based in Birmingham, officially launched on Feb. 25, 2013, following the joining of the intellectual property practices of Blue Filament Intellectual Property LLC, led by attorney Mary Margaret O'Donnell, and Patent Procurement Services, led by attorney Avery Goldstein.

"We're motivated to do something different than what's traditionally been done in our field," said O'Donnell. "We are committed to using our combined decades of experience to provide our clients efficient, cost-effective and high-end legal services. We are integrating the best technology with the best legal practices to be accessible, responsive and creative for our clients, whether they are right in own backyard, or halfway around the globe."

"Mary Margaret and I share the same philosophy for success: quality-focused work, not quantity-focused billing," said Goldstein. "Together we're creating a new, streamlined model of IP legal services that is fairer, more productive and more rewarding to both our clients and us. Removing the barriers to client interactions allows for stronger client relationships and work product that aligns with client needs."

The firm notes that focusing on client goals allows it to structure the practice in a way that highlights per-project or flat fee billing where practicable. This removes some of the stress and tedium of by-the-minute time tracking that rules most of the legal world, and the annoyance of piecemeal and repetitive billing, helping to improve efficiency.

Goldstein and O'Donnell shared a similar career trajectory en route to partnering: they completed law school at the same time, worked for more than a decade in intellectual property boutiques, and then eventually started separate firms in 2011 to explore new models of delivering legal services. With business for each expanding at a rapid clip, it made sense to unite their two firms and their expertise in different areas of intellectual property. They joined their practices at the end of February 2013 under the Blue Filament Law umbrella. Together, they have prosecuted thousands of trademarks and patents worldwide and manage extensive intellectual property portfolios.

"Starting our own firms allowed us to control our own destiny and practice law in an environment that favors excellence, sustainability, creativity and fun," said O'Donnell. "Make no mistake about it, though - we know this is a business and we treat it as such. That said, we love what we do, and it shows."

Even the firm's name is a purposeful deviation from the traditional industry norms. "Why the name Blue Filament? An interesting name distances us from the stodgy string-of-surname habits, reinforces our view of good branding and is always a conversation starter," O'Donnell said. "We chose 'filament' because it hints at the idea light bulb symbol used widely in the IP industry without being cliché, and the color 'blue' calls to mind a limitless sky and possibility."

In addition to a culture dedicated to creativity, flexibility and client service, the firm also is committed to giving back to the community, and does so through regular charitable efforts, mentoring and training.

Prior to partnering with Goldstein and forming Blue Filament Law, O'Donnell founded her own firm, Blue Filament Intellectual Property, in 2011. She previously co-chaired the Trademark Group at the intellectual property firm of Rader, Fishman, & Grauer in Bloomfield Hills and handled commercial litigation, intellectual property, trade secret and product liability matters at the general practice firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock, & Stone.

O'Donnell earned her law degrees from the Université Bordeaux IV in Bordeaux, France, and Wayne State University Law School in Detroit, her bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and also completed political science and law programs in Aix-en-Provence, France and Shanghai, China. She has been recognized by her peers and business organizations as a SuperLawyer "Rising Star," a Michigan Lawyers' Weekly "Up & Coming Attorney" and a Crain's Detroit Business "40 Under 40" business leader.

Goldstein, whose practice areas of expertise include designs, biotechnology, nanotechnology, chemistry, materials, physics, copyrights and trademarks, his law degree from Wayne State University Law School in 1998. He also earned a doctoral degree in physical chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley in 1993, and dual bachelor of science degrees in chemistry and biological science from Wayne State University in 1988. Prior to forming Blue Filament Law, Goldstein founded Patent Procurement Services in 2011. Before then, he chaired the bio-tech group at the intellectual property firm of Gifford Krass and was a senior research chemist at The Dow Chemical Company.

He is as an Editorial Board member of the ABA Science and Technology Section Journal, The SciTech Lawyer, and also is a member of the International Trademark Association (INTA), the Michigan Intellectual Property Association (MIPLA) and the German-American Chamber of Commerce - Michigan. He was an editor of "Patent Law for Scientists and Engineers" (CRC Press, 2005) and "Handbook of Nanophase Materials" (Marcel Dekker, 1997).

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This year's celebration of the Chinese Year of the Snake, sponsored by the Wayne County Medical Society Foundation, drew more than 200 enthusiastic supporters of the Foundation to the Roostertail for Chinese food and fellowship. This year's event was chaired by Joseph F. Page, president of Giarmarco, Mullins, & Horton PC in Troy. He has been a long-time supporter and member of the Board of the Wayne County Medical Society Foundation.

Dr. Joe Beals, the president of the Foundation, moderated the event which provides funds to increase awareness of and help prevent elder abuse. This year's event honored Rev. Dr. Jimmy Womack, a retired physician and politician, Dr. Lourdes V. Andaya, a leading neurologist on staff at the DMC and ardent advocate for the elderly, and Rosemary Bannon, for her many years of work for and participation on the Board of the Foundation.

Page specializes in health care, corporate law and commercial transactions with more than 40 years of experience as a health care attorney. As a corporate attorney, Page provides strategic planning and technical advice on mergers and acquisitions, real estate development, contracting, personnel issues and dispute resolution.

Giarmarco, Mullins, & Horton, PC was founded 24 years ago and ranks as the 12th largest law firm in Michigan. It is a full service law firm with 70 attorneys. Areas of practice include litigation, corporate law, health care law, business transactions, estate and trust planning, commercial litigation, governmental law, real estate, creditors' rights, criminal law, employment and labor and workers' compensation. GMH has been recognized as a Top Tier Law Firm in the United States by U.S. News and World Report.

Published: Mon, Mar 11, 2013