Butzel Long attorney Mark R. Lezotte receives volunteer award from United Cerebral Palsy of Metro Detroit

Friday, October 20, 2017

DETROIT, Mich. – Mark Lezotte, a leading southeast Michigan health care attorney with Butzel Long, will receive the Richard L. Beer Volunteer Award from United Cerebral Palsy of Metropolitan Detroit (UCP/Detroit) on October 20, 2017 during an awards ceremony in Birmingham. Lezotte is being honored for his longstanding commitment to the UCP/Detroit and the disability community.

Lezotte is a devoted volunteer. Last year, he completed 11 years of service on the United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) National Board of Trustees.

He has long served UCP in various roles, including as chair of UCP’s national public policy committee. He has played a key role in guiding UCP staff and volunteers in defining the national public policy work, meeting with Congressional leaders, and consulting with advocates on formation of a national policy agenda in partnership with other national organizations. He received the UCP National Chairperson’s Award in 2004, and previously served as a board member and president of UCP/Detroit.

Lezotte has substantial experience in corporate, health care, tax, and exempt organization matters, including corporate and nonprofit governance, business transactions, tax-exempt issues, hospital-physician ventures, and regulatory investigations. He also has served in leadership roles on many other civic and nonprofit boards.

He has been active in numerous bar and professional organizations. He has been recognized in "The Best Lawyers in America" (health care law), published by Woodward/White, Inc. since 2013; and has been selected to Michigan Super Lawyers, published by Thomson Reuters, since 2008.

About UCP/Detroit

Founded in 1949, UCP of Metropolitan Detroit (UCP/Detroit) is one of over 100 affiliates of United Cerebral Palsy. UCP/Detroit is Southeast Michigan’s source for information & referral and services for individuals with disabilities, their families and friends. We work to advance the independence of all people with any physical, mental, or emotional limitation that society calls a "disability" and to secure their right to self-determination and inclusion.
Learn more by visiting https://www.ucpdetroit.org/about or follow UCP/Detroit on Twitter: @UCPDetroit

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