Butzel Long attorney Cynthia J. Haffey named a “2012 Honoree for Michigan Women in the Law” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly



Attorney is one of 20 honorees to be recognized on September 27, 2012

DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Cynthia J. Haffey has been named a “2012 Honoree for Michigan Women in the Law” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. Ms. Haffey is one of 20 female attorneys who will be honored during a luncheon on September 27, 2012 at the Troy Marriott. The event will celebrate the individuals who have made meaningful and inspiring contributions to the legal community. Honorees also will be profiled in an upcoming edition of Michigan Lawyers Weekly.

“I am truly honored to receive this significant and very special recognition by Michigan Lawyers Weekly,” said Ms. Haffey.

Based in Butzel Long’s Detroit office, Ms. Haffey is co-chair of the firm’s Global Automotive Group and chair of the firm’s Women’s Leadership Committee. She was recently named Counsel to the Original Equipment Suppliers Association’s (OESA) Communication Executives Council.

Ms. Haffey represents clients in cases involving commercial disputes and business litigation, including automotive supply chain disputes, shareholder, partner and owner disputes, corporate mergers, acquisitions and other transaction disputes, fraud and other business torts, sales commission disputes, non-compete agreements and trade secrets, real estate disputes, construction contract disputes, anti-trust, bankruptcy and securities litigation. In addition, Ms. Haffey also has significant experience in advising and defending clients at trial and in arbitration in age, sex, and racial discrimination actions and other wrongful discharge claims.

Ms. Haffey is a member of the Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan, American Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan and the Oakland County Bar Association. She is co-chair of the Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan Chapter’s Social Justice Committee.

Ms. Haffey is a graduate of Wayne State University Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1997) and Western Michigan University (B.S., magna cum laude, 1980). While in law school, Ms. Haffey was the recipient of the Norman I. Lemmon award, the Walter Nussbaum award and the Boaz Siegel Award.

About Butzel Long

Established in 1854, Butzel Long is a leading law firm with offices in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing and Ann Arbor, Michigan, New York City, and Washington, D.C., as well as Alliance offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Mexico City and Monterrey. The firm is also a member of the Washington D.C. law firm, Butzel Long Tighe Patton. Butzel Long represents clients from diverse industries on regional, national, and multi-national levels and is a member of Lex Mundi, a global association of 160 independent law firms. Visit the Butzel Long website at www.butzel.com.

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Media Contact: Maribeth Farkas at Caponigro Public Relations Inc.,
(248) 353-3030.

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