- January 26, 2017
DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long attorneys Bernard (Bernie) J. Fuhs and Michael R. Griffie co-presented a program titled, “Strategies on Presenting (and Defending Against) Economic Damages in Employment Discrimination Cases,” during the 34th Annual CLE Conference on January 7, 2017 in Snowmass, Colo.January 9, 2017
DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long attorneys Ron Cheli, Jennifer A. Dukarski, Damien DuMouchel, Deb Geroux, Ira Hoffman, Brett Miller and Andrew Stumpff have been elected shareholders.November 30, 2016Butzel Long attorney Rebecca Davies interviewed by WDET on what the overtime limbo means for SE Michigan
What Does Overtime Limbo Mean For SE Michigan Businesses, Workers?
Millions of workers had expected to be eligible for overtime this week, but new rule now on hold.November 29, 2016Butzel Long further expands law staff with two attorneys and clients in corporate real estate and estate planning
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – Two attorneys have joined Butzel Long with their individual practices — Ron Cheli and Bill Lyshak. Cheli is a shareholder who focuses his practice in the area of corporate real estate. Lyshak is Of Counsel and focuses his practice on estate planning. Both attorneys will be based in the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office.November 23, 2016Butzel Long attorney Gary Klotz quoted in Crain's Detroit Business on Federal Overtime Pay Injunction
Employers may respond in different ways after judge blocks new overtime ruleNovember 15, 2016
DETROIT, Mich. – Sixty-eight Butzel Long attorneys have been named Top Lawyers in metro Detroit 2017 by DBusiness magazine. The list appears in the November/December 2016 edition. The attorneys and their practice areas are listed belowNovember 15, 2016Butzel Long receives the Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year Award from the Legal Aid and Defender Association
DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long recently received the Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year “Laddy” Award from the Legal Aid and Defender Association, Inc. (LADA). The Legal Aid and Defender Association is the largest provider of legal services to low- and moderate-income people in Michigan and one of the largest in the nation. The firm was honored for the work it did on a comprehensive reorganization it did on LADA’s structure and services.November 9, 2016Butzel Long attorney Mark R. Lezotte, lauded for 15-year volunteer service on United Cerebral Palsy National Board of Trustees
DETROIT, Mich. – Mark Lezotte, a leading southeast Michigan health care attorney with Butzel Long, also is a devoted volunteer, who recently completed 15 years of service on the United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) National Board of Trustees.November 2, 2016Butzel Long attorney Paul M. Mersino named to Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s 2016 Class of “Up & Coming Lawyers”
DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Paul M. Mersino is one of only 30 attorneys in the state named to Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s 2016 Class of “Up & Coming Lawyers.”November 1, 2016
DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long has received national recognition in the 2017 “Best Law Firms,” rankings by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®.October 21, 2016Butzel Long attorney Jim Rosenfeld interviewed on WJR's "Opportunity Detroit" about the 29th Annual Labor Seminar
Hosted by: Paul W. Smith
Co-Hosted by: Stephen Piazza
Fridays at 7 p.m. Opportunity Detroit has teamed up with Detroit’s WJR radio to bring you EVERYTHING Detroit. Endless amounts of positive energy and influence are spreading throughout the city and we’re covering it all.There’s a lot going on in Detroit, and it’s time to get the word out to the rest of Michigan and surrounding areas. The show focuses exclusively on Detroit, its ongoing revitalization and the people who are working tirelessly to reshape the Motor City.Our radio show,October 18, 2016Butzel Long attorney Jennifer Dukarski to moderate panel during Driverless Cities Summit on October 27, 2016 in San Mateo, Calif.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney Jennifer Dukarski will moderate a panel program on “Accelerating AV Policy” during a Driverless Cities Summit on October 27, 2016 in San Mateo, Calif.October 2, 2016
Butzel Long attorney Diane Soubly was quoted in Crain's Detroit Business on employee agreements to waive labor & employment class action lawsuits in favor of arbitration.
Companies await Supreme Court ruling on attempts to curb class-action lawsuits
Southeast Michigan employers who thought they had managed the risk of lawsuits from their workforce may have another think coming early next year if the U.S. Supreme Court makes the final call on whether employee class-action claim waivers are legal.October 2, 2016Butzel Long attorney Jennifer Dukarski quoted in Crain’s Detroit Business on automotive cybersecurity and bug bounties
Bug bounty: For automakers, managing risk means understanding hacker motives
By Chad Halcom
Hacking can be a risk management specialist's nightmare — maybe more so in the automotive industry, where vulnerable software could operate the very systems that protect customers' lives.September 27, 2016
DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long is co-hosting the 2016 Michigan Defense Industry 5th Annual Arsenal of Innovation™ Reception at the AUSA Annual Exposition on Monday, October 3, 2016 at The Army & Navy Club in Washington, D.C.September 26, 2016Butzel Long attorney Robert Nemzin quoted in Crain's Detroit Business on the topic of wealth management
Roller coaster ride: Wealth managers hold investors' hands during Brexit, upcoming U.S. electionSeptember 26, 2016
Lawsuits unlikely to stall overtime rules
Message to businesses: Be ready for Dec. 1 implementation
For Brogan & Partners Convergence Marketing Inc., new federal overtime pay rules mean its new associates may lose out on valuable experience.
The Birmingham-based advertising agency will be forced to limit the hours of just-out-of-college associates who otherwise would put in more hours to learn the ropes of the industry, said Ellyn Davidson, managing partnerSeptember 26, 2016Labor and employment conference tackles issues impacting southeast Michigan employers on October 28, 2016
Butzel Long hosts 29th Annual Labor, Employment, Benefits and Immigration Law Forum at MGM Grand Detroit
DETROIT, Mich. – Human resources professionals, general counsel, business owners and all who deal with employees need a playbook to keep up with changing laws, regulations and other issues impacting today’s workplace. Butzel Long’s 29th Annual Labor, Employment, Benefits and Immigration Law Forum will focus on a variety of these legal matters on Friday, October 28, 2016 at the MGM Grand Detroit, located at 1777 Third Avenue. Complimentary valet parking will be available.September 22, 2016Jump to PageButzel Long attorney James J. Urban named Construction Law Lawyer of the Year – Lansing by Best Lawyers
LANSING, Mich. – James J. Urban, Managing Shareholder of Butzel Long’s State Capitol office, has been named Construction Litigation Lawyer of the Year 2017 – Lansing – by Best Lawyers in America® . This is the fourth time he has been named Construction Law/Construction Litigation Lawyer of the Year – Lansing by Best Lawyers in America®.September 20, 2016
DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long family law attorney Ivonne M. Soler has been appointed by Gov. Rick Snyder to the Hispanic/ Latino Commission of Michigan. She will fill a vacancy on the commission, serving the remainder of a three-year term expiring December 17, 2017. Her appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.Page: