Butzel Long attorney Robin Luce Herrmann named incoming Co-Chair of the ABA’s Women in Communications Law Committee

Monday, December 3, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Robin Luce Herrmann has been named incoming Co-Chair for the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Women in Communications Law Committee of the Forum on Communications Law.

“It is an honor to have the opportunity to serve in this key leadership role within the ABA,” said Ms. Herrmann. “The Women in Communications Law Committee offers outstanding networking and professional development opportunities for women attorneys both locally and nationally.”

Ms. Herrmann also leads the ABA’s First Amendment and Media Litigation Committee’s Diversity Outreach Subcommittee. She is a member of the ABA’s Woman Advocate Committee of the Litigation Section a past member and Vice-Chair of the ABA Law and Media Committee and, is active in the Media Law Resource Center.

Ms. Herrmann, a Practice Group Leader for one of Butzel Long’s two Business Litigation Groups, concentrates her practice in the areas of media law, particularly defamation and access issues commercial litigation, including RICO non-competes and trade secrets and civil rights. Ms. Herrmann also is general counsel of the Michigan Press Association. 

In addition, Ms. Herrmann previously taught Law of the Press in the Journalism Department at Oakland University. She has been a guest speaker on Law of the Press at Wayne State University, Central Michigan University, and Oakland University.

In 2011, Ms. Herrmann was appointed to the State Bar of Michigan Law and Media Committee.

Ms. Herrmann is a 1984 graduate of the University of Michigan and a 1993 graduate of the Detroit College of Law (J.D., cum laude), where she was a Managing Editor of The Law Review.

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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