Discovered Treasure


  Wayne State University Law School Dean Robert M. Ackerman (far left), the Wayne Law Board of Visitors, and the Wayne Law Alumni Association were pleased to present the 14th annual Treasure of Detroit Gala on Saturday, March 26, at the Detroit Institute of Arts.  This year’s Treasure of Detroit honorees were James K. Robinson, ’68 (honored posthumously), David M. Hempstead (second from right), ’75 of Bodman PLC, and A. Alfred Taubman. Lake Orion attorney Marietta Robinson (second from left) and U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Damon J. Keith (far right), Sixth Circuit, attended as representatives of Robinson and Taubman respectively. Since its inception in 1998, the Treasure of Detroit Gala has been Wayne Law’s premiere event for honoring those who have made a lasting contribution to the practice of law, as well as to the growth and success of the school. This year’s gala featured an alumni reunion reception for all classes paying special tribute to this year’s featured class: the class of 1970.