Butzel Long attorney James Rosenfeld inducted into the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers

Monday, November 23, 2009
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DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney and shareholder James S. Rosenfeld was inducted into the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers during the 14th Annual Induction Dinner on November 7 in Washington, D.C. The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a prestigious and highly limited national honorary of employment law practitioners.

Based in the firm's Detroit office, Mr. Rosenfeld practices in the area of labor and employment law. He serves as the manager of Butzel Long's Labor and Employment Practice Group. He has extensive experience in litigating a wide variety of labor and employment cases, including trial and appellate work in both state and federal court. He also has experience negotiating collective bargaining agreements, and handling labor arbitrations and hearings before the National Labor Relations Board.

Mr. Rosenfeld is ranked as one of the leading labor and employment lawyers by Chambers USA and has been selected to The Best Lawyers in America, Labor and Employment Law.

Mr. Rosenfeld is a Life Member in the Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference, a Fellow of the State Bar of Michigan Foundation and a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. He is a member of the Labor and Employment Law and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Sections of the State Bar and the Labor and Employment Relations Sections of the Federal and American Bar Associations, as well as the ABA's ADR in Labor and Employment Law Committee.

He previously served as a member of the State Bar of Michigan Representative Assembly and President of the Barristers of the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association and is currently a Member of the latter's Board of Directors. He completed 40 hour General Civil Case Mediator Training and has been a mediator on the American Arbitration Association Mediation Panel. He has served as an adjunct professor at Wayne State University Law School teaching alternative dispute resolution and frequently lectures and conducts training for employers and supervisors on various employment issues.

Mr. Rosenfeld has been a speaker and author on panels for the ABA's ADR in Labor and Employment Law Committee, in 2007 and 2008 and co-authored "Expert Witness Testimony: A Litigation Issue for Discharge and Discrimination Cases," February, 1993, 72 Michigan Bar Journal, No. 2, 146 and "Sex Harassment Decisions: Take Your Statute as You Find It," October 1998, 77 Michigan Bar Journal, No. 10, 1098.

Mr. Rosenfeld is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 1986) and Harvard College (A.B., 1981, magna cum laude).

About Butzel Long

Butzel Long is one of America's leading law firms, with 240 attorneys and offices in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing and Ann Arbor, 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 is also a member of the Washington, D.C. law firm Butzel Long Tighe Patton. Butzel Long represents clients from diverse industries on a regional, national and multi-national level 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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