Press Releases | 02/13/2017

Brooks Kushman President Honored As A 2017 Leader in the Law

Team Contact: Mark Cantor


Southfield, Mich. – Brooks Kushman president and shareholder, Mark Cantor, has been honored as a 2017 “Leader in the Law” by  Michigan Lawyers Weekly. Cantor will be recognized along with other distinguished attorneys at the 2017 Leader in the Law award ceremony on March 23rd at the Detroit Marriott Troy.

According to Michigan Lawyers Weekly, Leaders in the Law are honored for significant accomplishments in law practice, specifically outstanding contributions to the practice of law in Michigan, leadership in improving the Michigan justice system, seeking to improve the legal community and their communities at large, setting a good example for other lawyers and much more.

Cantor, one of Brooks Kushman`s founding partners, leads the firm`s active litigation practice and is involved in much of the major litigation handled by the firm. Cantor’s hands on approach and guidance has helped the firm grow from 50 to over 90 attorneys. He was also instrumental in the opening of two new offices in Los Angeles and Washington D.C., while also expanding the firm’s international reach.  Under Cantor’s leadership, Brooks Kushman is expanding into new areas of IP law, such as post-grant proceedings, open source software and autonomous vehicles, ensuring our firm remains at the forefront of recent relevant trends.

Cantor earned a juris doctor degree with honors from the University of Detroit. He also holds a Master of Science degree and a Bachelor of Science degree, both in civil engineering, from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor.

About Brooks Kushman P.C.

Brooks Kushman P.C. is a leading intellectual property (IP) and technology law firm with offices across the nation, and represents clients nationally and internationally with respect to protection, enforcement and monetization of IP, including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. The firm has more than 90 intellectual property professionals specializing in various technical disciplines, and has a reputation for providing leading IP counseling with a focus on the business objectives of their clients.

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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