Jaffe Partner Peter M. Falkenstein Named President of Washtenaw County Bar Association (Tuesday, May 24, 2011)

Peter M. Falkenstein, a partner in the Ann Arbor office of Southfield, Michigan-based Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C., has been installed as the President of the Washtenaw County Bar Association.  Jaffe CEO Richard Zussman made the announcement.

The Washtenaw County Bar Association (WCBA) is a voluntary association of Washtenaw County lawyers and judges providing services for both professionals and the general public, including a lawyer referral service and a charitable Bar Foundation.

Mr. Falkenstein is a member of the Firm's Intellectual Property and Litigation Practice Groups, concentrating in trademark and copyright litigation, licensing, and registration, as well as e-commerce, cyberlaw and general commercial litigation.  He is a 1974 graduate of the University of Michigan and a 1988 magna cum laude graduate of the University of Michigan Law School.

Recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine as one of Michigan's top intellectual property lawyers for six consecutive years, Mr. Falkenstein is a member of the State Bars of Michigan and New York and a member of the State Bar of Michigan's Character and Fitness Committee (District G Panel).

Michigan-based Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss is recognized throughout the nation as a relationship-based, highly qualified, full-service business law firm.  With an outstanding reputation for providing sophisticated legal services and counsel to businesses of all sizes, family-owned enterprises, individuals and entrepreneurs, Jaffe has more than 100 attorneys and offices in Southfield, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Naples, Philadelphia and Jerusalem.

Among the Firm's practice areas are appellate, aviation, corporate, criminal, e-commerce, electronic banking, employee benefits, environmental, estate planning, family law, financial services, immigration, insolvency & reorganization, insurance, intellectual property, information technology, litigation, labor, mergers & acquisitions, mortgage banking, public finance, real estate, securities and tax law.