Dana M. Wothe is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Butzel Long, a law firm based in Detroit with three other offices in Michigan, one in New York and one in Washington, D.C. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and received a Master of Business Administration through the Michigan State University Eli Broad School of Business Executive MBA program.
Dana has been the COO since January 1998. He reports directly to the Board of Directors and is responsible for, among other things, most administrative aspects and functions at the firm encompassing all six offices. He manages areas of finance, human resources (including benefits), office operations and technology. He is also very involved in strategic planning and the execution of related initiatives.
Prior to joining Butzel Long, Dana spent eleven plus years in public accounting, working with several law firms and other professional service firms during that time.
Dana is a member of the Financial Executives Institute (National and Detroit Chapters), Association of Legal Administrators (National and Detroit Chapters), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, and the International Legal Technology Association.