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Clark Hill Attorneys Daniel J. Scully and Brian M. Ziff Featured in US Law’s Special E-Discovery Issue

May 14, 2008


, MI

Clark Hill attorneys Daniel Scully and Brain Ziff were featured in US Law’s Special E-Discovery Issue.

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Daniel J. Scully

began his legal career in the greater Los Angeles area where the primary focus of his practice was defense of product liability litigation.  Mr. Scully began his legal career in Michigan in 1984.  He joined Clark Hill PLC in 1996, as a partner in the Tort Litigation Group.

Mr. Scully’s practice continues to be primarily focused in the defense of product liability litigation.  Mr. Scully presently represents several major manufacturers in courts throughout Michigan, as well as on a national level.  Mr. Scully is the Practice Group Leader of Clark Hill’s Litigation Practice Group.

Mr. Scully has tried cases to verdict in fifteen states and has published opinions in the Seventh, Sixth and Eighth Circuits.

Mr. Scully was a member of the faculty at the IADC Trial Academy in 2001.  He was the Assistant Director of the IADC Trial Academy in 2006 and the Director in 2007.  He was a faculty member of the ABA TIPS Trial Academy on two occasions as well.

Mr. Scully is a Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers; Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers; Diplomate, American Board of Trial Advocates; listed in the Best in the US; Listed in

The Best Lawyers in America

and is a

Super Lawyer

in Michigan.

He is a native of Southern California and a graduate of California State at Long Beach and San Diego.  During his undergraduate career, he competed intercollegiately in football, wrestling and judo.

Brian M. Ziff

is a member in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. He represents and counsels clients in business disputes with an emphasis on breach of contract (including covenants not to compete), Uniform Commercial Code, complex commercial disputes, fraud, software implementation, antitrust, and misappropriation of trade secrets litigation. Mr. Ziff also regularly represents clients in alternative dispute resolution formats.  He has significant experience assisting clients in e-discovery disputes.

Mr. Ziff was admitted to practice in Illinois in 1997 and Michigan in 1998. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, the Northern District of Illinois, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Mr. Ziff is a member of the American Bar Association (Antitrust Law and Litigation Sections) as well as the Michigan and Illinois Bar Associations. He served as a Barrister for the American Inns of Court from 1999 until 2002. Mr. Ziff received his B.A. from the University of Michigan in 1993 and his J.D., with honors, from the Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1996. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Ziff served as a clerk to the Honorable John J. Bowman of the Illinois Appellate Court.

Mr. Ziff has served on Clark Hill’s Recruiting Committee since 1999 and has been Chair of the Committee since 2006.

Clark Hill clients expect the best, and we deliver by responding quickly to their needs, understanding their business issues, and providing outstanding legal advice.

Since 1890, our attorneys have proudly represented a diverse range of clients ranging from individuals and new entities to Fortune 500 corporations.  These are just a few of the reasons why our firm is repeatedly chosen and recommended by our clients.

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