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[Butzel Long]

Automotive Industry Team

Butzel Long is the nation’s premier law firm within the American automotive industry. 

Dozens of our attorneys are dedicated to automotive matters on a full-time basis. Our Global Automotive Team is relied upon for virtually every type of legal service required by automotive suppliers, and their work involves important matters in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia. 

Butzel Long was centrally involved in establishing the American automotive industry at the beginning of the 20th Century.  Today, our Global Automotive Team is shaping the manner in which the industry’s disputes are resolved and transactions are accomplished.  And we are profoundly involved in restructuring the industry, including its most significant acquisitions and divestitures, workouts and bankruptcies, technological developments and general commercial transactions. 

Our Global Automotive Team includes seasoned veterans of the industry, and each member is a front-running expert in his or her field.  They study, analyze, write about, and speak on the automotive industry, and their viewpoints are frequently sought by the national and international media that covers the industry.

Experience

Principal author, in partnership with OESA, of OESA N.A. OEM Production P.O. Terms and Conditions Comparative Analysis, since the publication’s inception
Counsel to the OESA Chief Executive Officers' Council; Member of OESA Legal Counsel
Drafted Terms and Conditions for numerous leading Tier 1 and other automotive suppliers
Counseled and advised numerous Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers
Negotiation of Complex Supply Agreements for major Tier 1 automotive suppliers with OEMs