Press Releases | 01/04/2022

Brooks Kushman Elects Robyn Lederman to Serve As A Member of the Executive Committee

Team Contact: Robyn Lederman , Frank Angileri


Southfield, Mich.– Brooks Kushman, a nationally ranked intellectual property law firm, is proud to announce the addition of Robyn Lederman to the firm’s five-member Executive Committee. Lederman was elected by her peers for the position in December 2021 and assumed her role effective January 1, 2022.

Lederman will replace Elizabeth Janda on the Executive Committee, who has served on the committee since it was formed in 2019. Janda will resume the full-time practice of law and continue to serve in a leadership role as Co-Chair of the firm’s Trademark practice.

“We are excited to welcome Robyn onto the Executive Committee,” says Frank Angileri, President of Brooks Kushman. “Robyn has been an essential leader at the firm, excelling in her leadership already as a Shareholder, then Co-Chair of the Trademark department. Her expanded leadership at the firm will continue to enhance our excellence.”

Robyn Lederman has served as Co-Chair of Brooks Kushman’s trademark department since 2018. Under her leadership, she’s been involved in growing the firm’s practice across disciplines while continuing to excel in client service. As a Co-Chair of the Trademark group, she helps drive a robust training and mentoring mentality within the department and works to foster a strong business focus within the trademark department and throughout the firm. Lederman is also a distinguished trademark attorney and has received recognition for her unique approach to managing global brands by World Trademark Review as a “Global Leader,” Managing Intellectual Property as an “IP Star,” and a “Leader in the Law,” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly.

“I am excited for this opportunity and look forward to this next chapter. While Brooks Kushman is a great law firm filled with many talented professionals, I am thrilled to have the opportunity to serve on the Executive Committee and further advance our firm, strengthening our approach for our amazing clients as well as our attorneys and staff,” says Lederman.

With more than 25 years of experience practicing in trademark law, Lederman specializes in global branding strategy with a keen eye on clearance, protection, and enforcement for start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.  Lederman works extensively with company legal, marketing, and business development groups to devise cost-effective strategies to achieve marketing goals. She works with her clients on issues beyond trademark registration that include brand enforcement programs, copyright, domain name recovery, IP due diligence, licensing and other IP agreements, trade dress protection, and dilution avoidance. She represents clients in varied industries including agriculture, automotive, biotech, food and beverage, entertainment, financial services, high-tech, and fashion.

About Brooks Kushman P.C.

Brooks Kushman P.C. is a premier intellectual property (IP) and technology law firm dedicated to the advancement and protection of innovations and brands that propel businesses around the world. With offices in Michigan and California, we work alongside corporations, small to medium-sized businesses, and leading universities to protect their intellectual property assets. Our attorneys have a broad range of experience in industries and technologies, including consumer electronics, manufacturing, medical device, computer technology, aerospace, chemicals, biotechnology, and retail.

Brooks Kushman counts a number of Fortune 100 companies across a variety of industries among its clients. The firm is also recognized by leading legal publications and rankings, including Corporate Counsel magazine, U.S. News & World Report, Law360, Intellectual Asset Management, Managing Intellectual Property, and Intellectual Property Today. For more information, please visit

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