Butzel Long attorney Edward Copeland featured during Lex Mundi Labor and Employment and Employee Benefits and Pension Joint Practice Global Meeting in London

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NEW YORK, NY. –  Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Edward Copeland will participate in a panel presentation during the Lex Mundi Labor and Employment and Employee Benefits and Pension Joint Practice Global Meeting April 26-27, 2012 in London, England.  Butzel Long is a member of Lex Mundi, a global association of 160 independent law firms.

Mr. Copeland will participate in a panel presentation on Thursday, April 26 along with Patrick Walsh of Ion Trading.  Mario Barros Garcia of Uria Menendez is the moderator of the program. 

The program focus is the transfer of business which can cause stress for the buyer, seller and their employees.  Legislation has been drafted worldwide to protect employees under this stress.  Both the buyer and seller must comply with the legal obligations imposed on them during the transfer of a business.  The panel will explore and compare general legislation in different countries regarding transfers of businesses. 

Based in Butzel Long’s New York office, Mr. Copeland concentrates his practice on employment matters, intellectual property law, media law, and complex litigation.

Mr. Copeland focuses on representing and counseling employers relating to federal and state discrimination claims, wage and hour violations, ERISA violations, and privacy and security.  He has experience in intellectual property matters, including trademark, copyright, trade secrets, and unfair competition.

Mr. Copeland also has represented clients with technology law, media law and publishing matters, including libel, defamation, First Amendment, and other constitutional issues.  He has represented clients in complex financial litigation matters and in matters involving international law.

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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