Butzel Long attorney Kaveh Kashef to be sworn in as President of the Oakland County Bar Association

Monday, May 24, 2021

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. –  Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Kaveh Kashef will be installed as the 89th President of the Oakland County Bar Association (OCBA) during a virtual Annual Meeting on June 3, 2021.

Kashef has served on the OCBA Board of Directors since 2012. He is the former chair of the Continuing Legal Education committee and is past president and a trustee of the Oakland County Bar Foundation. In addition, Kashef is a Barrister of the American Inns of Court and is the former chair of the New Lawyers Section of the OCBA. He was a member of the State Bar Association Civil Procedure and Courts Standing Committee from 2005-2012.

Kashef specializes in complex litigation in the fields of automotive, shareholder disputes, employment, commercial, construction, riparian rights and real property law. He has prepared and succeeded in numerous trials, arbitrations and appeals in various states across the country.

In addition to handling litigation in a wide range of industries, Kashef represents traditional and nontraditional private equity groups and serves as a general business and legal advisor to his individual and corporate clients. 

Kashef has been a speaker in the field of condominium development and has authored several contracting-related articles. He is admitted to practice in the State of Michigan and the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and numerous courts across the country.

Further, Kashef has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Michigan Super Lawyers; has been a “Super Lawyer” since 2013; a Top Lawyer by DBusiness Magazine; and, as an “Up and Coming Lawyer” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. In 2012, he was named to The Trial Lawyer’s Top 40 Under 40 for the State of Michigan.

Kashef was a law clerk to the Honorable William A. Webb, United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

He earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan (B.A. 1995), and graduated with honors from the Tulane University School of Law (J.D. 2001) in New Orleans.

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