Carl Levin is Michigan's longest-serving U.S. senator (Jan. 3, 1979, to Jan. 3, 2015). He is chair of the Levin Center at Wayne Law and serves as the Law School’s distinguished legislator in residence, co-teaching courses on various subjects, including tax law and policy and legislative process and oversight. In addition, he is senior counsel to Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP. During his 36-year Senate career, Levin worked as a leader in issue areas involving environmental diversity and preservation, policies affecting U.S. armed forces, public and private accountability and has led reforms to strengthen U.S. financial reporting and accounting rules. He holds numerous accolades for his years of public service and has been honored as one of Time's 10 best senators.