Butzel Long attorney Phillip C. Korovesis elected President of the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel

Thursday, May 26, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DETROIT, Mich. –  Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Phillip C. Korovesis was elected President of the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel (MDTC) during its Annual Meeting May 19-21 in Mount Pleasant.  Previously, Mr. Korovesis served as Vice-President of the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel.

MDTC is an association of the leading lawyers in the State of Michigan dedicated to representing individuals and corporations in civil litigation.  As the State's premier organization of civil litigators, the impact of MDTC members is felt through its Amicus Briefs, often filed by invitation of the Supreme Court, through its far reaching and well respected Quarterly publication and through its timely seminars.

Based in Butzel Long’s Detroit office, Mr. Korovesis is a Litigation Practice Group Leader and also serves as the Chair of Butzel Long’s Trade Secret and Non-Compete Specialty Team, which focuses on trade secret, non-compete and business tort litigation.

Mr. Korovesis’ practice is focused on commercial disputes, with trial, litigation and consultation expertise in non-compete/trade secret disputes, product liability defense, life insurance claims and business and financial services industry disputes.

He has successfully tried cases in state and federal courts in various parts of the country and has successfully represented clients in state and federal appellate courts. He has successfully arbitrated cases before the American Arbitration Association, the National Association of Securities Dealers, and the New York Stock Exchange (now The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority).

Mr. Korovesis is a regular presenter on trade secret and non-compete issues to lawyers and other professionals.  He is an active member of the Defense Research Institute in the commercial litigation, product liability and life insurance areas.  He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

Mr. Korovesis is a graduate of Wayne State University (B.S., with distinction, 1984 J.D., cum laude, 1987).  He also is a graduate of Leadership Oakland, Class XVIII, and has been recognized by Michigan Super Lawyers (Business Litigation).

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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