Five Attorneys from Collins, Einhorn, Farrell & Ulanoff Named Among Best Lawyers in America® 2011

Theresa Asoklis, Donald Campbell, Clay Farrell, Noreen Slank and Michael Sullivan were recognized as being among the best attorneys in their respective practice areas.

Southfield, MI, August 19, 2010 --( Southfield-based Collins, Einhorn, Farrell & Ulanoff ( is pleased to announce that five of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 17th edition of The Best Lawyers in America® 2011.

Theresa Asoklis, Donald Campbell, Clay Farrell, Noreen Slank and Michael Sullivan were recognized as being among the best attorneys in their respective practice areas.

Asoklis has focused her practice on the defense of professional malpractice claims, and attorney and judicial disciplinary proceedings for more than 20 years. The Wayne State University Law School alumna also maintains an active general liability defense practice, including claims arising out of auto and trucking accidents, and complex premises liability matters. She has successfully tried many legal malpractice, auto negligence, first party no-fault, premises liability, insurance coverage, and attorney fee disputes. Asoklis also has prevailed in a number of significant appellate opinions in the legal malpractice, insurance coverage and judicial disciplinary arenas.

Campbell concentrates his practice on attorney grievance defense, representation in judicial tenure matters and legal malpractice defense. In addition to his law practice, he has served as an adjunct professor of law at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law since 2002, teaching courses in ethics and criminal law. The Loyola University Chicago and Wayne State University Law School alum also regularly teaches a seminar in corporate law and ethics. Campbell served 10 years as an Associate Counsel, Michigan Attorney Grievance Commission and four years as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Oakland County, Michigan before joining the firm in 2003.

Farrell concentrates his practice on multi-party, complex litigation, including litigation in the areas of environmental torts, product liability, toxic torts and emerging claims. The University of Detroit Mercy School of Law alum’s trial experience spans more than three decades and includes approximately 100 cases to verdict. He serves as national coordinating counsel for a number of corporate clients. Farrell has served as a director on the board and as an officer of a lawyer’s professional liability insurer.

Slank has practiced in the state and federal appellate courts since 1980 with an emphasis on the defense of medical and legal malpractice actions, insurance coverage disputes, and the defense of catastrophic personal injury cases. She practices both in appellate and trial courts (particularly during post-verdict proceedings). The Wayne State University Law School alumna is a past chair of the Appellate Practice Section of the State Bar of Michigan and is a frequent author, editor, and lecturer on a variety of procedural and substantive legal issues. She also is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, an invitation-only trial and appellate lawyer honor society.

Sullivan has more than 25 years of litigation and trial experience. In the professional liability arena, he has defended attorneys, physicians, accountants, architects, engineers, real estate appraisers, real estate brokers and title agents in defense of significant claims involving personal injury, property damage and business loss. The University of Detroit Mercy School of Law alum also has substantial experience in product liability litigation, and maintains an active general civil litigation practice, including business disputes, insurance disputes, and personal injury defense. In the field of business litigation, Sullivan represents parties in commercial disputes, including Tier One and Tier Two automotive suppliers in disputes with vendors and purchasers.

The attorneys featured in Best Lawyers are selected following an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey comprised of more than 3.1 million confidential evaluations by the top attorneys in the country.

Founded in 1970, Southfield, Michigan-based Collins, Einhorn, Farrell & Ulanoff, P.C. is a multi-specialty law firm providing clients with legal representation in all aspects of litigation, including professional liability, asbestos/toxic tort, insurance, appellate, fire and explosion, general liability and employment and workers compensation practice areas. For more information, visit

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Mike Ingberg