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Attorney Matthew W. Heron Featured in "Michigan International Lawyer"

October 3, 2007


– Attorney Matthew W. Heron was featured in the State Bar of Michigan’s Fall 2007 Edition of the Michigan International Lawyer.

Mr. Heron’s article, “The Iraqi Refugee Crisis and United States Refugee Policy”, examines how the U.S. refugee policy has evolved from an ad hoc approach to a humanitarian approach. The article strongly states Mr. Heron’s argument as to why the humanitarian approach should be rejected. The piece also analyzes how this shift has had an effect on the Iraqi Refugee Crisis. The Michigan International Lawyer provides education, information and analysis about issues of concern.

Matthew W. Heron is an associate with the Litigation Practice Group of Clark Hill’s Detroit office, focusing in the area of commercial litigation. Prior to joining Clark Hill, Mr. Heron was a law clerk to the Honorable Lawrence P. Zatkoff, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

While in law school, Mr. Heron was a recipient of the Charles H. King Fellowship, and on the Michigan State University-DCL Law Review. In addition, Mr. Heron received numerous honors and awards, including the Edwin H. and Theresa Oehmke Award, and six Jurisprudence Achievement awards. During law school, Mr. Heron also served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Michael D. Schwartz of the 16th Circuit Court in Macomb County. Mr. Heron is a member of the State Bar of Michigan as well.

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