- October 8, 2017
Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton turned many long-understood answers into questions, especially when it comes to trade. For instance, Mr. Trump claimed NAFTA was a much bigger benefit to our neighbors and threatened to change it. And with so much of the auto industry involved John McElroy invited Washington, D.C. NAFTA expert, Les Glick, to enlighten us on what may, can or will happen. Joining the panel is Jamie Butters of Bloomberg and Daniel Howes of The Detroit News.October 3, 2017Butzel Long attorney Jennifer Dukarski appointed Co-Chair of the Women in Communication Law Committee in the ABA Forum on Communication Law
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney Jennifer Dukarski has been appointed Co-Chair of the Women in Communication Law Committee in the American Bar Association (ABA) Forum on Communication Law. She will remain a member of the Governing Committee for the next three years.September 25, 2017
DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Bernard (Bernie) J. Fuhs was a featured panelist during a live, state-wide broadcast of “Michigan Business Rap,” on September 11, 2017. Other
panelists included Jeff Caponigro, President and CEO, Caponigro Public Relations Inc. and Ken Seneff, Founder of Local Logic Media & Restaurant Logic.September 22, 2017
Untangling the Web: Area attorney helped write the 'book' on cybersecurity
By Linda Laderman
For as long as she has been in practice, Claudia Rast, a shareholder in Butzel Long’s Ann Arbor office, has used her science background to help her clients manage their technology-related issues.
“When I was seven years old I wanted to be a neurosurgeon. It’s my geek path,” Rast said. “My first few years out of law school I was doing environmental work dealing with chemical and hazardous waste constituents, which is basically forensics, so cybersecurity was a natural for me.”
A graduate of University of Michigan with a degree in natural resources and the Detroit Mercy School of Law, Rast was recently reappointed to serve a one-year term on the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Cybersecurity Legal Task Force.September 21, 2017Butzel Long attorneys co-present program on Challenges/ Pitfalls of Doing Business in Mexico on September 26 in Washington, D.C.
DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long attorneys Jim Bruno and Raul Rangel will co-present a D.C. Bar CLE program/webinar titled, “Doing Business in Mexico: Insights, Pitfalls and Trends of the Mexican Legal System,” from 2-5:15 p.m. on September 26, 2017 at the D.C. Bar Conference Center, located at 1101 K Street NW, first floor in Washington, D.C.September 20, 2017Butzel Long attorney Reginald Pacis featured during Wayne State University Law First Generation Professionals TIPS Interview Panel
DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long immigration law attorney Reginald A. Pacis will be featured during Wayne State University’s Law First Generation Professionals TIPS Interview Panel: Searching, Securing & Sticking the Interview” on September 21, 2017.September 18, 2017
Theodore R. Eppel has nearly 20 years of experience in criminal and civil litigation
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. Theodore R. Eppel (T.R.) has joined Butzel Long as a shareholder practicing in the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office. Eppel is a former state prosecutor with nearly 20 years of experience in criminal and civil litigation.September 7, 2017
Washington Shareholder Les Glick was the featured guest on the PBS Autoline show to discuss NAFTA.September 6, 2017
Butzel Long attorney Bushra Malik interviewed on WJR’s Frank Beckmann Show regarding President Trump’s plan to end DACA.September 5, 2017
DETROIT, Mich. – Numerous Butzel Long attorneys have been named to the 2017 Super Lawyers list. Notably, David J. DeVine, Debra A. Geroux, Lynn F. McGuire and Claudia Rast have been named to the 2017 Michigan Super Lawyers list for the first time. In addition, Alexander DeWitt has been named among the 2017 Michigan Rising Stars for the first time.August 31, 2017August 25, 2017How auto leaders should address talent attraction/ retention/ and contractual/ legal issues are focus of timely, upcoming seminars
DETROIT, Mich. – Automotive suppliers help drive the industry, yet follow an endless road of obstacles to meet and exceed demand. Butzel Long, with its long history of serving automotive suppliers, is teaming up with the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) to host two educational programs designed for C-suite automotive supplier executives and Human Resources team members.August 23, 2017Butzel Long attorney Kevin C. O’Malley featured during state-wide broadcast of ‘Michigan Business Rap’
LANSING, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Kevin C. O’Malley was a featured panelist during a live, state-wide broadcast of the “Michigan Business Rap,” radio show on August 16, 2017. Other panelists included Jim McDaniels, owner, The McDaniels Agency, Farm Bureau Insurance; and Tom Hamp, owner, AdviCoach Mid-Michigan.August 15, 2017
DETROIT, Mich. – Sixty-three Butzel Long attorneys have been chosen by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018 (copyright 2018 by Woodward/White, Inc. of Aiken, SC).August 9, 2017Butzel Long attorney Jennifer Dukarski to co-present session during MINASF – Michigan Chapter’s Midwest seminar on August 11
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney Jennifer Dukarski will co-present a session during the National Association for Surface Finishing – Michigan chapter’s Midwest meeting on August 11, 2017 in Rothbury, Mich. The program is titled, “Cybersecurity – Looking Beyond the Hype and Intro Your Business.” Dukarski’s co-presenter is Laurie Riegle, president, Armstrong/Robitaille/Riegle.August 8, 2017
Butzel Long attorney Bushra A. Malik discusses President Trump's immigration plan and how the new system works on a point system.August 7, 2017
For the second time in three years, the UAW called a union representation vote at an auto plant in the South — and lost.
But the UAW’s wide margin of defeat at a Nissan plant in Canton, Miss., is different, and appears to be far more troubling for the union and its effort to organize foreign-owned automakers, mostly in the mid-Atlantic and the South, than its narrow loss at a Volkswagen plant in 2014 in Chattanooga, Tenn.August 7, 2017
WASHINGTON — Two decades into a treaty that ignited fierce passions and rhetoric on the 2016 campaign trail, negotiations will begin this month between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement, with potentially huge ramifications for the auto industry.July 28, 2017Jump to PageButzel Long attorney Rebecca S. Davies named a “2017 Honoree for Michigan Women in the Law” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly
DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Rebecca S. Davies has been named a “2017 Honoree for Michigan Women in the Law” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly.
She is one of 30 female attorneys who will be honored during a luncheon on September 7, 2017, at the Marriott Hotel in Troy. 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.June 30, 2017Butzel Long attorney Alexander J. DeWitt receives Pro Bono Service Award from Detroit Bar Association
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney Alexander J. DeWitt received the 2016-2017 Pro Bono Service Award from the Detroit Bar Association during its Annual Meeting on June 21.Page: