Lawrence R. Jordan, a shareholder with the Ann Arbor office of Southfield-based Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C., has been recognized as one of the best intellectual property attorneys in Michigan for 2008 by Super Lawyers magazine.

Published annually since 1991, Super Lawyers magazine is a comprehensive and diverse listing of the top 5% of practicing attorneys in each state as selected by their peers. Spanning more than 60 distinct practice groups, the resource guide highlights attorneys who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. This is the third consecutive year Mr. Jordan has been recognized in the Michigan edition of Super Lawyers magazine.

Mr. Jordan is the practice group coordinator of the Firm's Intellectual Property Group. He concentrates his practice in the areas of intellectual property, computer law, entertainment law, publishing law, licensing and litigation.

Mr. Jordan is a 1972 graduate with distinction of the University of Michigan and 1977 graduate of the Wayne State University Law School. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, American Intellectual Property Law Association and Washtenaw County Bar Association. He also sits on the Technology Advisory Board of the Institute of Continuing Legal Education and serves on the Board of Directors of the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra.

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 in its Southfield, Detroit, and Ann Arbor offices.

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