Butzel Long attorney George B. Donnini featured during panel presentation concerning expert witness issues on April 30

Monday, April 21, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney and shareholder George B. Donnini will be featured during a panel presentation concerning expert witnesses during an April 30 program presented by the Criminal Practice Committee of the Federal Bar Association and the Regional Section of the American Bar Association's White Collar Crime Committee.

The program will include a review of the "Daubert rules," an analysis of important changes in the procedures for offering expert testimony in federal courts within the Sixth Circuit, and a review of "hot topics" in expert witness litigation.

Based in Butzel Long's Detroit office, Mr. Donnini concentrates primarily in the areas of white collar criminal defense, SEC and other regulatory enforcement actions, and assisting corporate clients with the conduct of internal investigations. While the majority of Mr. Donnini's work is in federal court he also handles a significant number of State and local matters as well.

Prior to joining Butzel Long, Mr. Donnini served on active duty as a Judge Advocate for the United States Marine Corps from 1999 to 2003. Prior to that, Mr. Donnini served as law clerk to The Honorable William H. Pauley III, United States District Court, S.D.N.Y., New York, New York. Mr. Donnini is a graduate of Duke University School of Law (J.D., 1998) and a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of The George Washington University (B.A., magna cum laude 1995.)

Mr. Donnini is admitted to practice in Michigan, New York and California. He also is admitted to practice before the following federal courts: (1) Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals (2) Eastern District of Michigan (3) Western District of Michigan (4) Southern District of New York and (5) Eastern District of New York. Mr. Donnini is actively involved in the American Bar Association's (ABA) White Collar Crime Committee (WCCC). He is currently serving as the regional co-chair for the Midwest Region Subcommittee as well as the national co-chair for the ABA WCCC's Young Lawyers Division. He also serves as one of the ten appointees to the ABA Criminal Justice Section's Book Board.

About Butzel Long

Butzel Long was established in 1854 and is headquartered in Detroit. Butzel Long is one of America's leading law firms, with 235 attorneys and offices in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing, Ann Arbor, and Holland, Michigan, New York City, Washington, D.C., Boca Raton and Palm Beach, Florida, as well as Alliance offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Mexico City and Monterrey. The firm represents clients from diverse industries on a regional, national and multi-national level and is the sole Michigan 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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