Butzel Long attorney Cynthia J. Haffey named Counsel to OESA’s Communication Executives Council

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

DETROIT, Mich. –  Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Cynthia J. Haffey has been named Counsel to Original Equipment Suppliers Association’s (OESA) Communication Executives Council. Ms. Haffey’s responsibilities include participating in council meetings, discussions and to provide relevant comments and insights, to name a few.

The OESA Communications Executive Council provides a forum for senior automotive communication executives to identify and address strategic issues, share best practices, recommend solutions and promote the welfare of the supply industry by supporting the effective implementation of communication practices.

“OESA is the preeminent automotive supplier organization,” said Ms. Haffey. “It is an honor to work with and serve as part of the Communication Executive Council group.”

Based in Butzel Long’s Detroit office, Ms. Haffey is co-chair of the firm’s Global Automotive Group. She represents corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships in complex disputes involving a wide range of corporate and commercial matters. She regularly appears before the federal and state courts, as well as arbitration tribunals.

Ms. Haffey represents clients in cases involving commercial disputes and business litigation, including automotive supply chain disputes, shareholder, partner and owner disputes, corporate mergers, acquisitions and other transaction disputes, fraud and other business torts, sales commission disputes, non-compete agreements and trade secrets, real estate disputes, construction contract disputes, anti-trust, bankruptcy and securities litigation. In addition, Ms. Haffey also has significant experience in advising and defending clients at trial and in arbitration in age, sex, and racial discrimination actions and other wrongful discharge claims.

Ms. Haffey is a member of the Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan, American Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan and the Oakland County Bar Association. She is chair of the firm’s Women’s Initiative Committee and a co-chair of the Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan Chapter’s Social Justice Committee.

Ms. Haffey is a graduate of Wayne State University Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1997) and Western Michigan University (B.S., magna cum laude, 1980). While in law school, Ms. Haffey was the recipient of the Norman I. Lemmon award, the Walter Nussbaum award and the Boaz Siegel Award.

About the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA)

The OESA mission is to advance the business interests of automotive OE suppliers by providing forums to address issues of common concern, serving as a resource for industry information and analysis, promoting the interests of the OE supplier community, and serving as a voice and positive change agent for the industry.

About Butzel Long
 
Established in 1854, Butzel Long is a leading law firm with offices in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing and Ann Arbor, Michigan, New York City, and Washington, D.C., as well as Alliance offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Mexico City and Monterrey. The firm is also a member of the Washington D.C. law firm, Butzel Long Tighe Patton. Butzel Long represents clients from diverse industries on regional, national, and multi-national levels and is a 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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