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JULIE FERSIITMAN has been
appointed to a two-year term on
the new Markel Equestrian Safe-
ty Board, which is comprised of
10 national experts from seg-
ments of the horse industry.
Ms. Fershtman, who has of-
fices in Bingham Farms, is the
lone attorney on the board.
The board was formed by the
national insurance company of
Markel Rhulen Underwriters &
Brokers. One of its objectives is
to create minimum national
safety standards for the horse
On Feb. 18, Ms. Fershtman
was a featured speaker at the
North American Horsemen's As-
sociation's annual convention in
Boulder, Colo. She has spoken at
several national conventions on
horse-related legal issues.
Ms. Fershtman sits of the
Board of Commissioners of the
State Bar of Michigan and she is
chair-elect of the State Bar's
Young Lawyers Section. She
earned undergraduate and law
degrees at Emory University in
ERIC WEXLER, an attorney
who practices in the commercial
litigation and business transac-
tion areas, has joined the law firm
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Mr. Wexler, who has
written numerous arti-
cles on bankruptcy and
health care, earned a
bachelor's degree at
Michigan State Univer-
sity and his juris doctor
at the Detroit College of
He joins Raymond &
Prokop after four
years with the law
firm of Plunkett &
Cooney in Detroit.
who received her juris
doctor from the Univer-
sity of Michigan Law
School in 1987, has been
appointed a partner in
the employee benefits de-
partment at the law firm of Kat-
ten Muchin & Zavis in Chicago.
A Chicago resident, Ms.
Kriendler is the youngest attor-
ney named a partner by Katten
Muchin & Zavis this year. Ms.
Kreindler has been with Katten
Muchin & Zavis since 1987.
and Korotkin Schlesinger and As-
sociates have been appointed by
the St. Paul Insurance Company
to write physicians and surgeons
medical professional liability in-
The highly-rated St. Paul In-
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for 60 years.
Is On The Rise
Unemployment in Israel stopped
falling in the second quarter of
1994 and rose to 7.8 percent in
the last quarter, the Central Bu-
reau of Statistics reported.
Up until March 1994, unem-
ployment was dropping rapidly.
From April, it hovered between
7.7 and 7.8 percent as economic
Despite the increase, the Trea-
sury expects unemployment to
drop from last year's average of
7.8 percent to 7.5 percent this
year. Unemployment averaged
10 percent in 1993.
The average unemployment
rate for men dropped to 6.2 per-
cent in 1994 from 8.5 percent in
1993, while the average jobless
rate for women dropped to 10 per-
cent in 1994 from 12.1 percent in