Nine Fishman Stewart Attorneys Named 2019 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Bloomfield Hills, MI, United States -- Monday, September  9, 2019 -- Fishman Stewart PLLC, a leading intellectual property law firm, is pleased to announce that nine of the firm’s intellectual property attorneys have been named to the 2019 Michigan Super Lawyers and 2019 Michigan Rising Stars lists by Super Lawyers Magazine.  The annual lists recognize outstanding lawyers from more than 70 … [Read more...]

Doug LaLone and Michael Fluhler to Discuss “Identifying, Securing, and Leveraging Intangible Assets to Increase Investment Value” on September 18 at Fontinalis Partners in Detroit

  Fishman Stewart Partners Doug LaLone and Michael Fluhler will present and lead discussions on Identifying, Securing, and Leveraging Intangible Assets to Increase Investment Value on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 12:00 PM at Fontinalis Partners in Detroit, MI.   This interactive discussion will provide techniques for investors, startups and operating companies on optimizing the … [Read more...]

Michael D. Fishman Selected as Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” for the Third Time

August 16, 2019 We are proud to announce that Fishman Stewart Founding Partner Michael D. Fishman has been honored by The Best Lawyers in America© as the 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” for Trademark Law – Troy, MI area. This is the third time that Michael Fishman has been selected as “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers in America. Only one lawyer in each practice area and designated … [Read more...]

FIVE Fishman Stewart Attorneys Named to 2020 Best Lawyers® List

August 16, 2020 Fishman Stewart PLLC is pleased to announce that five of the firm's attorneys have been included in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in … [Read more...]

Fishman Stewart Attorney Melissa R. Atherton Elected as Partner

Bloomfield Hills, July 24, 2019 -- Fishman Stewart PLLC is pleased to announce that Melissa R. Atherton has been elevated from associate attorney to partner.  Melissa is an accomplished trademark attorney with eight years of experience at Fishman Stewart.  Melissa joined the firm in 2011 as a law clerk. She was promptly named an associate attorney in 2012. Melissa focuses her practice on a wide … [Read more...]

Fishman Stewart Partner Michael Stewart to speak on “War Stories in Dealmaking, Innovation and Intellectual Property” at the LES Michigan Chapter Event on March 18, 2019

Michael Stewart will join other Detroit area intellectual property professionals at Big Rock Chophouse in Birmingham, MI on Monday, March 18, 6:00-8:00 pm.  Fishman Stewart Partner Michael Fluhler will serve as the discussion moderator for the LES Michigan Chapter networking event.  The highly interactive event will be an evening of networking and entertainment with industry leaders … [Read more...]

Fishman Stewart Selected as a 2019 Michigan Venture Capital Association (MVCA) Service Provider Member

Fishman Stewart MVCA Members: (left to right) Michael Fluhler, Michael Stewart, Melissa Atherton, and Douglas LaLone Fishman Stewart PLLC is proud to be a 2019 Bronze Service Provider Member of the Michigan Venture Capital Association (MVCA). Each year, the MVCA Membership Committee and MVCA Board of Directors extends a very limited number of invitations to a carefully curated selection of … [Read more...]

Fishman Stewart Partner John Guenther Named Animal Friendly Attorney

John Guenther with one of his many family pets, "Teddy" Fishman Stewart is proud to congratulate Partner John P. Guenther on recently being named to the first class of Animal Friendly Attorneys™ by Attorneys for Animals, Inc. (AfA). AfA is an organization of Michigan lawyers, law school graduates, law students, certified legal assistants and others who believe that the legal … [Read more...]

Fishman Stewart Attorney Michael B. Comeau Elected as Partner

Michael Comeau Fishman Stewart is pleased to announce that Michael B. Comeau has been elevated from associate to partner at the firm.  Michael joined Fishman Stewart in 2017 as an associate attorney. He focuses his practice on all aspects of the procurement, management, and enforcement of intellectual property rights. Michael was on the executive board of the Michigan Intellectual … [Read more...]

Melissa Atherton selected as member of the 2019 Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 Under 40 class

Melissa Atherton We are very pleased to share that Fishman Attorney Melissa Atherton has been selected as a member of the 2019 Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 Under 40 class, one of 40 individuals recognized by Oakland County for their innovation, talent, and leadership! Nearly 250 applications and nominations were reviewed by an independent panel of judges. Congratulations, … [Read more...]