Press Releases | 09/19/2017

Twelve Brooks Kushman Lawyers Named To 2017 Super Lawyers List; Ten Attorneys Honored As Rising Stars


SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman is pleased to announce that twenty-two of the firm’s attorneys have been named to the 2017 Michigan Super Lawyers and 2017 Michigan Rising Stars list for their accomplishments in intellectual property law by Super Lawyers Magazine. The annual listing honors outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

The Super Lawyers list recognizes no more than 5 percent of attorneys in each state, and twelve Brooks Kushman attorneys have been named to the 2017 Michigan Super Lawyers list:


Murphy has also been named in the Top 50: 2017 Women Michigan Super Lawyers, and Top 25: 2017 Women Business Michigan Super Lawyers.

Additionally, ten of the firm’s attorneys were named to the 2017 Rising Stars list, which honors lawyers who are under 40 years old, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.

Super Lawyers Magazine recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in each state as 2017 Rising Stars, and ten Brooks Kushman attorneys that have been named this year:


Super Lawyers selects attorneys based on a patented multi-phase process, in which peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement in an effort to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of attorneys that can be used as a resource for those searching for legal counsel.

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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