Press Releases | 02/18/2014

Brooks Kushman’s Lederman Honored as a 2014 “Leader in the Law”

Team Contact: Robyn Lederman


SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman Senior Attorney, Robyn S. Lederman, has been named a 2014 “Leader in the Law” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. Lederman, one of only seven women named to this year`s list, will be recognized along with 30 other honorees at the 2014 Leaders in the Law award ceremony hosted by Michigan Lawyers Weekly on March 20 in Troy.

“We are proud of Robyn`s recent honor and feel that she`s truly deserving of this recognition,” said Mark A. Cantor, president, Brooks Kushman. “Robyn`s leadership and commitment to client service has been critical to the growth of our trademark practice, and we are thrilled to see her recognized as a Leader in the Law.”

According to Michigan Lawyers Weekly, this honor recognizes lawyers for: significant accomplishments or achievements in law practice; outstanding contributions to the practice of law in Michigan; leadership in improving the justice system in Michigan; seeking improvements to the legal community and their communities at large; and setting the example for other lawyers.

With more than 25 years of experience practicing in the area of trademark law, Lederman specializes in global branding strategy, trademark and domain name counseling, clearance, protection and enforcement for start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. Along with managing U.S. trademark portfolios, she has significant experience in obtaining worldwide trademark protection for her clients.

Additionally, Lederman serves as a mentor for Bizdom, a Detroit-based business accelerator, where she educates companies and entrepreneurs on how to effectively select names and build brand identity. She is also the vice president of the Michigan Israel Business Bridge, a non-profit, member organization whose mission is to promote business and investment opportunities between Michigan and Israel. She earned her Juris Doctor degree from the Benjamin N. Cordozo School of Law in New York and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State University in East Lansing.

About Brooks Kushman P.C.
Brooks Kushman 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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