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Clark Hill Attorney Paul E. Scheidemantel Named 2015 John W. Cummiskey Pro Bono Award Winner by State Bar of Michigan

July 9, 2015

Detroit, MI – Clark Hill attorney Paul E. Scheidemantel has been named the 2015 John W. Cummiskey Pro Bono Award winner by the State Bar of Michigan. The award recognizes a Michigan lawyer who has made a significant contribution delivering pro bono services to the poor.  Scheidemantel will receive the award at the SBM Annual Meeting on October 7, 2015, in Novi, MI.

Scheidemantel is a member of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. He has extensive experience in a wide range of business and tort matters including breach of contract, shareholder/partner disputes, products liability, insurance coverage, automobile negligence, transportation, workers compensation, and real estate. He is a member of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee and previously served for several years as the firm’s Pro Bono Coordinator. Over the years, he has represented many pro bono clients, several through trial, and managed referrals from various sources to ensure that Clark Hill helps address the demand in this area of need.  He is a prior recipient of the Legal Aid and Defender Association’s Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award (2008), and served as Pro Bono Coordinator when the firm received the Legal Aid and Defender Association’s Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year Award (2011).

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Clark Hill PLC is an entrepreneurial, full service law firm that provides business legal services, government & public affairs, and personal legal services to our clients throughout the country. With offices in Arizona, Delaware, Illinois, Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C. and West Virginia, Clark Hill has more than 300 attorneys and professionals. For more information on our firm and our services, visit

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