Butzel Long attorney elected to the State Bar of Michigan Negligence Council



DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Phillip C. Korovesis was recently elected to serve a three-year term on the State Bar of Michigan Negligence Council.

The Council provides education, information, and analysis about issues of concern through meetings, seminars, public service programs, to name a few. In addition, it has as its purpose the study of the procedures, rules and statutes that embody the law of negligence to promote scholarship among its members and promote the fair, equitable and speedy administration of negligence litigation in the Michigan trial and appellate courts.

Based in Butzel Long’s Detroit office, Korovesis is a Litigation Practice Group Leader and also serves as the Chair of Butzel Long’s Trade Secret and Non-Compete Specialty Team, which focuses on trade secret, non-compete and business tort litigation.

His practice is focused on commercial disputes, with trial, litigation and consultation expertise in non-compete/trade secret disputes, product liability defense, life insurance claims and business and financial services industry disputes.

Korovesis has successfully tried cases in state and federal courts in various parts of the country and represented clients in state and federal appellate courts. He has arbitrated cases before the American Arbitration Association, the National Association of Securities Dealers, and the New York Stock Exchange (now The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority).

He is a regular presenter on trade secret and non-compete issues to lawyers and other professionals. Korovesis also serves on the Board of Directors of Leadership Oakland. He is the past President of the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel (MDTC).

Korovesis is an active member of the Defense Research Institute on its Commercial Litigation Committee. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Federal Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

He is a graduate of Wayne State University (B.S., with distinction, 1984 J.D., cum laude, 1987).

About Butzel Long

Established in 1854, Butzel Long is a full-service law firm with offices in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing and Ann Arbor, Mich. New York, NY and, Washington, D.C., as well as alliance offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Mexico City and Monterrey. The firm is an active 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, ext. 2114

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