Pontiac, Michigan –  Kristen L. Pursley, managing shareholder of the leading intellectual property firm, The Dobrusin Law Firm, has been selected as a member of the 2015 Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 under 40 class. Ms. Pursley was one of 40 members selected from more than 500 nominations for this award.

“We are extremely proud of Kristen’s accomplishments and know that this is a honor very well deserved,” said Eric Dobrusin of the The Dobrusin Law Firm. “Kristen is an invaluable asset to our firm – a shining star – who is very dedicated to her profession, her community, and her family.”

As managing shareholder of the firm, Pursley represents clients who are suppliers for the automotive industry, medical diagnostic and device manufacturers, and consumer product and packaging producers.

A resident of Oakland Township, Pursley is currently the President-Elect of the Women’s Bar Association, slated to take the reigns of the presidency this year. She is also a member of the Technology Committee for Automation Alley, an instructor at Tech Shop in Allen Park, a Business Advisory Board Member at the Macomb-OU INCubator and acts as Pro Bono Counsel for the Pontiac Downtown Business Association and the Great Lakes Agricultural Fair. Pursley was a Michigan Lawyers Weekly 2013 Women in the Law honoree and has been recognized as a SuperLawyers® Rising Star.

The 2015 class will be recognized at the State of the County by Oakland County Executive, L. Brooks Patterson, on Wednesday, February 4 at the Marriott at Centerpoint in Pontiac, Michigan. Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 Under 40 program celebrates its fourth year as the region's leading award program that spotlights the top leaders under the age of 40 who excel in their vocation and show dynamic leadership.

About The Dobrusin Law Firm

The attorneys of The Dobrusin Law Firm, PC, provide strategic counsel in intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, copyright, unfair competition. The Dobrusin Law Firm is a boutique intellectual property law firm, and works with Fortune 500, mid-size manufacturing firms, and start-up technology companies, which seek to accelerate business value through technology. The firm is located in a historic building in downtown Pontiac, Michigan.