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Butzel Long attorney Rebecca S. Davies is a speaker in demand. She will present a seminar titled, “Hiring and the Law 101,” for the Restaurant Opportunities Center of Michigan (ROC-MI) on April 28. Moreover, Davies is a featured speaker during Walsh College’s HR Summit on May 1. She will discuss recent court rulings and Department of Labor regulations. Davies is an adjunct faculty member at Walsh College.April 15, 2015Butzel Long attorney Efe Poturoglu receives Lawyer of the Year Award from the American-Turkish Association of Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Efe Poturoglu, an attorney and shareholder based in Butzel Long’s Washington, D.C. office, received the Lawyer of the Year Award, presented by the American-Turkish Association of Washington, D.C (ATA-DC) Poturoglu received the award during the Association’s 50-year Anniversary & Gala fundraiser on April 11, 2015 at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C. The Lawyer of the Year Award is part of the Turkish American Community Star Awards, organized by ATA-DC.April 10, 2015Butzel Long law firm hosts reception for the 2015 MEMA Legislative Summit at its Washington, D.C. office
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Butzel Long law firm is hosting a Welcome Reception for the 2015 Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) Legislative Summit from 7-9 p.m., on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at its Washington, D.C. office, located at 1747 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Suite 300.
Special honored guests include: U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell and U.S. Representative Brenda Lawrence.April 4, 2015Butzel Long attorney W. Patrick Dreisig Op-Ed on Autonomous Vehicles appears in Crain's Detroit Business
Detroit should be in autonomous-vehicle driver's seat
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti recently said that LA could be the first place in an urban center where autonomous vehicles could be promptly ordered up like a car service in a real neighborhood and not just in a protected area. My response: Why not Detroit?March 24, 2015
Butzel Long attorney Rebecca S. Davies was a featured presenter during Walsh College’s Entrepreneur-You Conference on March 20, 2015 in Troy. Her presentation was titled, “How Not to Get Burned by a Bad Hire.” Davies is an adjunct faculty member at Walsh College.March 20, 2015
Diseases like measles and pertussis (also know as whooping cough), once nearly eradicated, are flaring up in many states including Michigan. A new state policy in effect at the beginning of the year mandates that families who don’t want to immunize their children can no longer get a waiver simply by mailing in a form.February 17, 2015
Michigan voters will have the opportunity to vote on May 5 for or against raising the state’s sales tax to 7 percent from 6 percent to fund road maintenance (Proposal 1). Eric Flessland, an attorney and shareholder at Butzel Long in Detroit, spoke with DBusiness Daily News about why those infrastructure improvements are critical to both the state’s businesses and its residents.February 16, 2015
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Claudia Rast is one of 30 attorneys named to Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s “Leaders in the Law” Class of 2015. Honorees will be recognized at a luncheon and awards celebration on March 26, 2015, at the Detroit Marriott Troy.February 9, 2015Butzel Long law firm hosts program/ webinar on Cybersecurity – Threats, Responses and Best Practices on February 18 in Detroit
DETROIT, Mich. – Few companies can operate efficiently without computers, mobile devices and the networks to connect them. Yet many companies and professionals conduct their business without the basic protections and training critical to minimizing cyber intrusions.January 28, 2015Butzel Long attorney Paul M. Mersino named to Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 Under 40 Class of 2015
Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Paul M. Mersino has been named to the Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 Under 40 Class of 2015. The Class includes young thought leaders and trailblazers who live or work in Oakland County and are under the age of 40.January 21, 2015Butzel Long attorney Reggie Pacis to participate in panel presentation during 12th Annual Alumni Career Day at James Madison College at Michigan State University on January 31
Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Reginald A. Pacis will be a featured panelist during the 12th Annual Alumni Career Day at James Madison College at Michigan State University on Saturday, January 31, 2015. Pacis, who received his B.A. from James Madison College at Michigan State University in 1992, will participate in a panel session along with other attorneys focused on the law and judiciary.January 13, 2015
DETROIT, Mich. - Butzel Long has added Raul Rangel, a Mexican corporate attorney, who is licensed to practice law only in Mexico, to its Washington, D.C. office further expanding Butzel Long's strong corporate and international business practice.January 11, 2015Butzel Long attorneys Justin Klimko and Dick Rassel discuss future of Detroit in the Detroit Free Press
Leaders of old Detroit law firm ebullient about regionJanuary 8, 2015Butzel Long’s Tom Shaevsky answers 5 Qs on the Risks of Employee Misclassification in DBusiness Magazine
Tom Shaevsky, employee benefits attorney and shareholder at Butzel Long, with law offices in Ann Arbor, Bloomfield Hills, and Detroit, spoke with DBusiness Daily News about the importance of knowing the difference between classifying an individual as a permanent employee or as an independent contractor.January 5, 2015Butzel Long attorney Lynn McGuire quoted in Oakland Press article concerning the Pontiac pension fund
Gray & Co., the Atlanta-based consultant that manages a $450 million Pontiac pension fund's portfolio, has received a notice of an impending Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement action following an investigation by the agency.December 31, 2014
Butzel Long the Fastest Growing Law Firm in South East Michigan according to Crain's 2015 Book of Lists.December 29, 2014
With an eye on the growing number of emerging businesses in southeastern Michigan, the Detroit-based law firm Butzel Long will host a symposium in January committed to giving entrepreneurs legal tools and advice to avoid startup pitfalls and compete in today's market.December 17, 2014
DETROIT — Butzel Long attorneys Ziyad I. Hermiz and Paul M. Mersino have been elected shareholders to the law firm. Previously, they were associates with the firm.December 14, 2014Jump to PageButzel Long attorney Robin Luce Herrmann discusses potential legal pitfalls of social media in Crain's Detroit
A sea change is coming next month for businesses and organizations that use Facebook to market themselves.
The world's largest social media network announced that in January it will change its secret algorithms so that fewer posts from business pages are seen by its users.December 14, 2014
In February, the UAW lost a secret-ballot election among Volkswagen employees at VW's plant in Chattanooga, Tenn. Despite that vote, the UAW is now on the verge of becoming the union for those employees. If successful, the UAW would achieve its longstanding goal of organizing a foreign-owned automotive manufacturer in the South.Page: