- August 21, 2016Butzel Long attorney Claudia Rast quoted in Crain's Detroit Business article on smart cars and patent litigation
As the West Coast's largest technology companies jump deeper into the automotive landscape, fears of increased litigation are bubbling in Southeast Michigan.August 15, 2016
DETROIT, Mich. – Fifty-four Butzel Long attorneys have been chosen by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017 (copyright 2016 by Woodward/White, Inc. of Aiken, SC). The 2017 edition marks the first time that attorney Linda Kennedy has been named to Best Lawyers.August 9, 2016
DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Phillip C. Korovesis has been elected Vice President of the Leadership Oakland Board of Directors. Leadership Oakland is focused on business and community leadership development.August 3, 2016Butzel Long attorney Jennifer Dukarski named a “2016 Honoree for Michigan Women in the Law” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney Jennifer Dukarski has been named a “2016 Honoree for Michigan Women in the Law” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly.August 1, 2016
DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long, one of Michigan’s leading law firms, has relocated its Washington, D.C. office to1909 K. Street, N.W., Suite 500, Washington, D.C. The main telephone number remains the same – (202) 454-2800.July 28, 2016Butzel Long adds attorneys specializing in White Collar Criminal Defense, Family Law and Labor and Employment Law
DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long is expanding once again with the addition of three new attorneys Joshua J. Chinsky, Mark E. Crane and Michael R. Griffie.
Chinsky, an associate, specializes in White Collar Criminal Defense and is based in the firm’s Detroit office. Crane, a shareholder, focuses his practice in Family Law and is based in the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office. Griffie, an associate, specializes in Labor and Employment Law and is based in the Detroit office.
“We welcome Josh, Mark and Michael as we continue to grow our team to meet our clients’ needs,” said Justin G. Klimko, President and Managing Shareholder, Butzel Long.July 27, 2016
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Claudia Rast has been appointed to serve a one-year term on the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Cybersecurity Legal Task Force by the ABA President-Elect. Task Force members are charged with examining risks posed by criminals, terrorists and nations that seek to steal personal and financial information, disrupt critical infrastructure, and wage cyberwar.July 24, 2016
Special report: The Litigators
14 of the lead attorneys behind recent major court action
This report showcases 14 of the lead attorneys behind recent major court action. Why these men and women? The attorneys profiled are the result of litigation reporter Chad Halcom's efforts combing through court filings, sending queries to law firms in our database, and reaching out to a range of other personalities to identify attorneys. These are the litigators driving the big verdicts, major settlements and interesting litigation around the state.
The cases in this report are the result of a subjective selection, but we believe they represent a cross-section of the cases that matter in the Michigan business community today.
— Jennette Smith, editorJuly 11, 2016Butzel Long and the Macomb-Oakland University INCubator "Adopt-A-Biz" program profiled in the Detroit Legal News
'Adopt-A-Biz': Law firm assists start-ups with 'INCubator' program
By Sheila Pursglove
Blackbourne Worldwide - a woman-owned business with cutting-edge artificial intelligence and unique hacking approaches and techniques - has received the new Adopt-A-Biz program award from the Macomb-Oakland University INCubator program.
The year-long Mac-OU INC package includes a full suite of services and a fully furnished office, made possible through the generous sponsorships of the Butzel Long law firm and Logistic Specialties, Inc (LSI).July 5, 2016
By Steve Thorpe
The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals recently issued an opinion in the appeal by the Estate of Chris Kyle in a lawsuit brought by Jesse Ventura known as the “American Sniper” lawsuit. Ventura brought a defamation claim against Kyle, the author of “American Sniper,” for comments made in the book.June 22, 2016Butzel Long’s Immigration Department is the only Michigan law firm recognized in Immigration ranking by Chambers USA 2016
Detroit-based law firm increases attorney rankings and recognition in Chambers’ “America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2016 – The Client’s Guide”
DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long attorneys and practice areas have been recognized by Chambers USA 2016. – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2016 – The Client’s Guide. Notably, the firm’s Immigration Practice Department is the only Michigan law firm ranked in Immigration by Chambers.June 20, 2016
Series hosted by Henry Gornbein, with leading members of the legal community discussing matters of family law, the court system, divorce, criminal defense, and all issues of practical relevance to attorneys and their clients.June 16, 2016Butzel Long attorney Daniel P. Malone co-authors peer-review technical paper on automotive safety for SAE International
Attorney’s article also runs in Automotive Engineering Magazine
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney Daniel P. Malone co-authored a peer-review technical paper on automotive safety. SAE International published it in April 2016, http://papers.sae.org/2016-01-7000. The technical paper discusses multiple key automotive safety issues. The article is titled, “NHTSA and the Next 50 Years: Time for Congress to Act Boldly (Again).”June 1, 2016Butzel Long attorney Daniel B. Tukel featured during Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce program on June 15, 2016
DETROIT, Mich. – Most state and federal non-discrimination laws prohibit employers from taking actions. However, for religious practices and disabilities, employers are legally required to take affirmative steps to accommodate employees.May 31, 2016Butzel Long attorney Jennifer Dukarski appointed to serve as a liaison to ABA’s Forum on Communications Law
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney Jennifer Dukarski has been appointed to serve as the liaison to the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Young Lawyers Division on the Forum on Communications Law Governing Committee.May 31, 2016
Two-way trade: Attorney represents clients in Mexico, U.S.
By Sheila Pursglove
Six million U.S. jobs depend on trade with Mexico – including 175,000 Michigan jobs.May 27, 2016
Detroit-based law firm increases attorney rankings and recognition in Chambers’ “America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2016 – The Client’s Guide”May 24, 2016
DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long attorneys Geaneen M. Arends and Paul M. Mersino will participate in a panel program on May 25, 2016 during Detroit StartUp Week, a five-day entrepreneurship conference.May 23, 2016Jump to PageButzel Long attorney Reginald Pacis featured during Kiwanis Club of Cosmopolitan Detroit Prayer Breakfast
DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long immigration law attorney Reginald A. Pacis was a featured speaker during the Kiwanis Club of Cosmopolitan Detroit Prayer Breakfast on May 21, 2016 at the Philippine American Cultural Center of Michigan in Southfield.May 22, 2016Butzel Long attorney Gary Klotz quoted in Crain's Detroit Business on the U.S. Department of Labor new overtime rules
Attorneys: 'Work to be done' for employers to adjust to new OT rules
The U.S. Department of Labor last week finalized its updated ruling on overtime regulations that greatly expand the amount of workers eligible for overtime pay.
While the agency touts a meaningful boost to the paychecks of millions of workers, businesses are now working to reduce the ruling's impact.Page: