Farmington Hills attorney among 2016 ‘Women in the Law’

Karen Ludden
Karen Libertiny Ludden (contributed photo)

Maddin, Hauser, Roth & Heller P.C., shareholder Karen Libertiny Ludden, of Farmington Hills, has been recognized among Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s “Women in the Law” for 2016.

This awards program honors women lawyers in Michigan who have a commitment to excellence in the practice of law, are inspiring and accomplished leaders in the legal profession, serve as mentors to other women, and who contribute significant time and effort to volunteerism and/or pro bono work.

Ludden concentrates her practice on commercial insurance coverage and liability defense for national insurers and private clients, specializing in negotiating global resolutions in complex cases involving product liability, general contractors and subcontractors, class actions, construction defects, premises liability, torts and commercial automobile accidents. She also represents banks in trust disputes.

A commercial case evaluator in Oakland County, Ludden also serves as a tort case evaluator in Wayne County, and is available to sit as a facilitator in commercial liability cases where insurance coverage is at issue.

Ludden graduated magna cum laude from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1990 and from the University of Michigan Law School in 1993, where she was published in its Journal of International Law. Ludden has served as a moot court judge for the University of Michigan Law School and has received commendation for her pro bono work. She is a member of the American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Oakland County Bar Association, Claims & Litigation Management Alliance, and sits on the Executive Board for the Michigan Chapter of the Federalist Society.

Ludden is admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, and all Michigan state courts. She is AV Preeminent rated, the highest peer rating available from Martindale-Hubbell.

Robert Kaplow
Robert Kaplow (contributed photo)
Kaplow among Best Lawyers

Robert D. Kaplow, an attorney with the firm, has been named to the 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.

Kaplow was recognized in multiple practice areas.