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Robin Luce Herrmann

Robin Luce Herrmann is a Shareholder based in Butzel Long's Bloomfield Hills office and is a Practice Department Chair of Butzel Long's Litigation practice and the head of Butzel Long’s Media group. She is a 1984 graduate of the University of Michigan and a 1993 graduate of the Detroit College of Law (J.D., cum laude), where she was a Managing Editor of The Law Review.

Representing a broad array of clients, both as plaintiffs and defendants, Ms. Herrmann concentrates her practice in the areas of media law, particularly defamation, privacy, and access issues; commercial litigation, including RICO; non-competes and trade secrets; and civil rights.

Ms. Herrmann serves as General Counsel to the Michigan Press Association, the official trade association for the newspapers of Michigan, with more than 350 members throughout the State.

Ms. Herrmann has extensive trial and appellate experience in both state and federal courts in a variety of areas.


Biewer v. Coe. Represented defendant/counter-plaintiff in multi-million dollar commercial case.
CMACO Automotive Systems, Inc. v. Wanxiang America Corp. Represented defendant in commercial supply dispute. Summary judgment in client’s favor upheld on appeal. 589 F.3d 235 (6th Cir. 2009).
Detroit News v. City of Detroit, 480 Mich. 1079 (2008). Represented newspaper in lawsuit under Michigan Freedom of Information Act for release of text messages involving Detroit Mayor Kilpatrick and his Chief of Staff.
Detroit Newspaper Agency v. Local 372. Represented employer in successfully obtaining injunction against picket line violence.