Thank You

The Thomas M. Cooley Society Membership Roster

Created to recognize the School's most generous benefactors through their cumulative giving

Become a member of the Thomas M. Cooley Society, the Law School's highest form of donor recognition.

Board of Director's Society - $1,000,000

Michael and Jean Stakias
The Charles J. Strosacker Foundation

Chairman's Society - $500,000

Dennis E. Benner

President's Society - $250,000

Anonymous
Marion M. Hilligan
Don LeDuc & Sue Coley
Robert W. Stocker, II
Jim & Shari Vlasic

Dean's Society - $100,000

Gannett Foundation
Hazar-Bestos (HBC) Corporation
Rockford Construction Co., Inc.

Founders' Society - $50,000

Ida and Benjamin Alpert Foundation
Hon. Thomas E. & Pauline M. Brennan
Leon & Shelly Corbin - The Howard Soifer Memorial Lecture Series
Anthony H. Gair
Harriet Gair
Image Creative Group LLC
A.D. Johnson Foundation
Irving U. Knight
Dr. Arnold & Mrs. Lynn Markowitz
Charles C. and Helen Pratt Mickens
Nelson P. Miller
Lawrence P. Nolan & Laurel L. Blasi
John R. & Sarah H. Nussbaumer
PNC Foundation
Louis A. Smith
Jerry, Linda & Jordan Sutton - Sutton Advisors PLC

Temple Society - $25,000

Raymond J. and Loretta M. Brennan
Jeannette Buttrey
Clark Hill PLC
CleanTeam USA
Marjorie Gell
Jacqueline P. George
Peter D. and Sandy Jason
Peter M. Kempel
Adele I. Kessler Foundation
Joseph Kimble
Dorean M. Koenig
Dan & Nancy Longo
Steven L. Maas
Dale & Carol Wissmuller Malewska
In Memory of Phillip Marco
Hon. Jeffrey L. and Ginny Martlew
Lawrence W. Morgan
Oakland University
Operations Department 
Ernie & Denise Phillips
James Robb & Kim Shierk
Norman Otto Stockmeyer
Hon. Richard Suhrheinrich
Louise Cooley Sutherland
Charles & Mary Ellen Toy
William & Marilyn Wagner
William Weiner and Paula Latovick
F. Georgann Wing
David P. Wood

Pillar Society - $10,000

Hon. Louise Alderson & Tom Hoisington
Virginia P. Allen
Anonymous
Marylynn Bain
Hon. Richard D. and Diane Ball
Gary P. Bauer
Keith & Cherie Beck
Alvin M. Bentley Foundation
Carey S. Bernstein
David C. Berry
Edward O. & Debra M. Blews
Gordon C. Boardman
In Memory of Gerald Boston
Hon. Thomas E. Brennan, Jr.
Hon. Terrence P. & Loretta G. Bronson
Evelyn K. Calogero
Capital Area United Way, Inc.
Peter J. Carras
Paul and Zora Carrier
Terrence F. Cavanaugh
Charles P. Cercone
David G. Chopp
Church Wyble PC
Dennis & Marla Mitchell – Cichon
Rush and Julie Clement
Loren and Kathleen Conklin
Continental Canteen
Thomas M. Cooley Alumni Association
Lisa M. Coyne
Steven & Janice Cunningham-Transeth
Hon. Brent & Nancy Danielson
Delta Dental of Michigan
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Mary Phelan D'Isa & Nicholas D'Isa
Alden and Vada Dow Family Foundations
Hon. Joseph J. Farah
Cindy E. Faulkner
Hon. John N. Fields
Gerald Fisher
Hon. & Mrs. John W. Fitzgerald
Audra A. & Dustin S. Foster
Foster, Swift, Collins & Smith, P.C.
Judith A. & Allen M. Frank
Fraser Trebilcock Davis & Dunlap PC
Analiese & Neal Fusner
Garan Lucow Miller PC
Tom & Peggy Garikes
Elliot B. and Thea G. Glicksman
Grand Rapids Building Services Inc.
Catherine Groll
Walter E. Hahn
George R. Hamo
Sharon Hanlon
Harmon Management LLC
Haussman Construction Co.
Richard C. Henke
Pamela Heos & Jeffery A. Brancheau
James M. Hicks, Jr.
Hubbard Fox Thomas White & Bengston PC
I.COMM
Douglas R. & Ieva A. Inglis
Hon. James S. and Elizabeth Jamo
Eileen Kavanagh
Bernard T. Kennedy
Loomis, Ewert, Parsley, Davis & Gotting, PC In Memory of Howard J. Soifer
Hon. Ronald W. Lowe
Hon. Jane Markey and Curt Benson
Dena and John Marks
Maurice Distinctive Apparel
Hon. Pamela J. McCabe
Dan L. McNeal
Robert T. & Annie S. Meeks
Miller Canfield
Ken K. Miller
Michael Molitor
MSU Federal Credit Union
New Erie Corporation
In Memory of Phillip Nusholtz
Edward Overbeck/Great Lakes Companies
Charles A. Palmer
Hon. Donald D. Panarese
Nora J. Pasman-Green
Physicians Health Plan
Michael L. & Peggy G. Pitt
Plante & Moran, LLP
Philip J. Prygoski
In Memory of Willard A. Robinson
Hon. Kathryn J. Root
Eldonna M. Ruddock
Marjorie P. Russell
Anthony E. Russo
William & Rita Schoettle
John N. Scott
Trudy and Clyde Selig
Stuart Serota
SHW Group
The Steve Smith Family In Memory of Howard J. Soifer
State Bar of Michigan
Duane A. Strojny
Amy Timmer and Mark Meservey
Ronald J. Trosty
Joan P. Vestrand
Marie A. Wanamaker
Gregory & Cynthia Ward
M. Ann Wood
Sherida Wysocki
Paul & Lynne Zelenski

Cornerstone Society - $5,000

Alliance Defense Fund
Frank Aiello
Anonymous
Aspen Publishers, Inc. / Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Association of Independent Colleges & Universities of Michigan (AICUM)
Dawn C. Beachnau
Brett J. Bean
Black Law Students Association
Robert J. Branch
Lynn S. Branham
Eric E. Breisach
William J. Brennan
Ron & Leslie Bretz
Brian’s Books, Inc.
Michael J. Boyle
Jose’ T. Brown
Cheryl Bywater
Peter and Mary Terpstra Cagle
Terry and Michael Carella
James & Lori Carey
Chalgian & Tripp Law Offices PLLC
Kimberly Colgate
Committee for Constitutional Reform
Consumers Energy Foundation
Cooley Student Bar Association
David G. Cotter
Michael P. Cox
William David Cox III
John E. Cozean
Thomas Cranmer
Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan
Crowne Plaza Lansing Hotel
Custer Workplace Interiors
Dard Incorporated
DBI Business Interiors
Jonathan S. & Susan E. Dean
In Memory of John R. DesJardins
Scott A. Dienes
Diane M. Dietz
Charles D. Doolittle
Brian and Margie Doyle
Gerald B. Eisman
Robert C. Ellis
Lisa L. and Gregory J. Fadler
Fajen and Miller, PLLC
Michael Fedewa
Norman Fell
Robert A. Fisher
William J. Fleener
Anthony and Karen Flores
The Foresight Group
Patrick L. Fuller
Dr. and Mrs. Robert L. Funaro
Bruce M. Gale
Hon.William T. Graham & Strickland Family Foundation
John & Stephanie Gregg
Helen M. & Thomas M. Haessly
Lou Ann & Thomas J. Hall
N. Victor Hatami
Carl Haussman
James T. Heos
Keith J. Hey
Paul and Nancy Hillegonds
Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn, LLP
Aletha L. Honsowitz
IBM Corporation
Haywood W. Julian
Kelly Services
Dermot & Patricia Kennedy
Mara Kent
Lawrence J. Kish
Kline Family Foundation
Steven M. Krause
Nell Kuhnmuench and Roy C. Saper
David A. Lee
Henry J. Legere, Jr. & Pamela M. Heemer
LexisNexis
Lyman & Sheets
MacDonald Broadcasting
In Memory of Evelyn Machtel
Susan L. Mallory
MayotteGroup Architects
B.G. Michael C. and Ann C. McDaniel
Kevin McQuillan
Michigan Office Solution (MOS)
Miller Foundation
Robert E. Mitchell
Martha D. Moore
Roger Needham
Florise R. Neville-Ewell
In Memory of the Hon. Michael O'Hara
Edward Pappas
Darryl J. Parsell
Pepsi-Cola Company
James L. Pfeiffer
Presort Services Inc.
Danny R. Quesenberry
Andrew Quinn
Joseph D. and Jerry Reid Foundation
Hon. Dorothy Comstock Riley & Wallace D. Riley
Michael B. Rizik
Thomas C. Rombach
John A. Rooney
Barry Scheck
Charles J. Senger
Chris A. Shafer
Shear, Inc
Sandy, Halie & Marci Soifer - The Howard J. Soifer Memorial Lecture Series
Kenneth G. Stevens
Hon. Bart T. & Laurie Stupak
Such Video, Inc
Dennis A. Swan
In Memory of Theodore W. Swift
John A. Taylor
Laurie A. & Stephen B. Taylor
James F. Todd
Gina M. Torielli
Gerald Tschura
United Jewish Foundation of Metropolitan Detroit
James E. Waldo
Eugene G. & Marilyn M. Wanger
Joseph R. White
Roy E. Williams, Jr.
Willingham & Cote', PC

21st Century Society - $2,500

A & G Electric
Adams Outdoor Advertising
Alane & Chartier PLC
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers – Michigan Chapter
American Corporate Counsel – Michigan Chapter
The Allstate Foundation
Tony & Valerie Alvarado
Judith F. Anspach
Tammy Asher
Sally D. Babbitt
David and Ronda Beck
Hon. Elizabeth S. “Liesl” Beckley
Barry E. Berger
Ross A. Berlin
Brian & Ann Brennan Bertsch
Ed Blackman
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Michigan
James Bonfiglio
Michelle Teny – Borsellino
Tracey Weaver Brame  
David Brandwein
John & Catherine Brennan
Chad A. Brown
Margaret L. McMullin Brown
Dr. Michelle Simmons Brown
Joseph F. Burke
Kathleen C. Butler
John A. Carras
Sean F. Carrol
Karen Chadwick
Elaine H. Charney
Classic Business Products
Debra A. Clawson
James P. Colbert
Joseph A. Collins  
John C. Colpean
Edward F. Cook   
Mark and Lisa Cooney
Nino A. Coviello
Country Club of Lansing
D. Augustus Straker Bar Association
Michael A. Darby
In Memory of James Randall Davis, Jr.
Delta Theta Phi Foundation
Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association Foundation
Frank DiGiacomo
Scott T. Doggett
Michelle Donovan
Dow Chemical Company Legal Library
Karen Du Brul
Barry H. Dubner
Chad Engelhardt and Stephen Goethel
Federal Bar Association of MI
James J. Fehrman
Douglass K. Fischer
Marc A. Fishman
Michael R. Foreback
Marga Franck
Virginia and John Frezell
Thomas Gennara Photography
Michael J. Gibson  
Holly Glazier
Paul D. Goldner
Steven B. Goolnick
Andrew Gozinsky
Richard S. Gravante
Hon. Roman S. Gribbs
Grosshans Painting, Inc.
Jason J. Guari, esq.
John L. Hackman
Lisa Halushka
Scott Harrison
William H. Harsha
Christopher Hastings
Richard G. Hayhoe
Healthy & Fit Magazine
John C. Heugel
Chris & Louise Holman
Steven Hughey
James G. Hurley, Jr.
Ingham County Bar Association
Innovative Communications
Vivian Jackson-Boko
Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer & Weiss
W. Anthony Jenkins
Jewell Media Services
E. Christopher Johnson, Jr.
Vincent E. Johnson
Khalid Kahloon
John Kane
Kim Kauffman Photography, Inc
Edward D. Knight, III
Kositchek's
Donna Kozik  
The Kresge Foundation
Robert E. Krinock
Stephen P. Krupp
Robert S. LaBrant In Memory of Tom Downs
Lake Trust Credit Union
Lewis Langham  
Salvatore F. Lanza
Stuart Lazar
Laura LeDuc
Helen N. Levenson
Lincoln Financial
Logicalis, Inc.
Ashley Lowe
Suzanne Margules Lowe
Lutz Electric Construction Co., Inc.
Gerald MacDonald
William I. MacDonald  
Mahoney & Associates Inc.
Robert & Layne Maloney
Lawrence E. Manning
Salvatore Marabondo   
Paul Marineau
Ann M. Marks
Mable Martin-Scott
Daniel Matthews
Matrix Consulting
Keeley A. McDonald-Riddle
Kevin T. McGraw
James C. McLaughlin
Richard D. McLellan
Michigan State University
Midstate Security
Hon. James E. Mies
Konstantinos I. Mikropoulos
Peggy L. Miller
David Mittleman  
Hon. Donna T. Morris
Patricia T. Morris
Monty & Kelly Moyer
Maurice and Lisa Munroe
Mark A. Murphy
Joseph N. Nelson
Sharon Nantell
John F. Nocita
Willette J. Northup
Lucille Hartigan O’Connor
Michael J. O'Connor
Otis Elevators
John B. Parks
Robert A. Pecchio
Brian L. Petrequin
Joseph J. Piperato III
Norman E. Plate
Lawrence Ploucha
Plunkett Cooney
Darin A. Poole
Brenda Popplewell
David L. Porteous
Brian Potestivo
Keith A. & Gretchen Pretty
Hon. Mark D. Raven
Thomas C. Rawson
Kim & Dan Ray
Frank H. Reynolds
Gary A. Rhodes - Rhodes & Associates
Robert A. & Rosemary T. Richason
Dale Robertson
Lauren Rousseau
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Schartow
Devin and Sheila Schindler
Kevin B. Scott
Donald G. Self
Stephanie Sewak
Seyferth and Associates
Dan and Colleen Sheaffer
Richard H. Shoemaker
Herbert Silver
William D. Smith
Allen M. Soifer
Sandy & Howard Soifer
William J. & Mary Lou Somerville
Paul and Candace Sorensen
Heather Spielmaker
State Employees Credit Union
H. William Stertz
Dr. Gerald E. Stopczynski
Bobbie Studwell
Stevie J. Swanson
Kathy Swedlow and Erik Altmann
James B. Thelen & Kara Zech Thelen
Thrun Law Firm PC  
Nancy Totzke
Christopher R. Trudeau
Karen Truszkowski
Kelley Tucker
Reginald M. Turner
Robert C. von Gruben
Vincent W. Welicka
Judson Werbelow
David C. & Janice  U. Whipple
Hon. Helene N. White
James M. Williams
Glen L. Ziegler




Cumulative Giving Levels

Charter Society $2,500,000+
Board of Director’s Society $1,000,000+
Chairman’s Society $500,000+
Dean’s Society $100,000+
Founder’s Society $50,000+
Temple Society $25,000+
Pillar Society $10,000+
Cornerstone Society $5,000+
21st Century Society $2,500+

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Tom Garikes
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Pamela Heos
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