Butzel Long attorney Ziyad I. Hermiz elected to Board of Directors for the Chaldean American Bar Association

Monday, October 5, 2009
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DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney Ziyad I. Hermiz was recently elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the Chaldean American Bar Association. Based in Butzel Long's Detroit office, Mr. Hermiz concentrates his practice in the area of business litigation.

Prior to joining Butzel Long, Mr. Hermiz interned for the Honorable Judge Avern Cohn for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (2007-2008). His guest articles include "A Prescription for Trouble: A Look at Why Michigan Can't Afford to Pierce the Pharmaceutical Veil" published in Volume 85 of University of Detroit Mercy Law Review.

Mr. Hermiz is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the American Bar Association. He is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Mr. Hermiz is a graduate of The University of Detroit Mercy School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2008), where he was the Executive Editor of the University of Detroit Mercy Law Review and received the Dean's Scholarship for Academic Excellence. He also was inducted into the Justice Frank Murphy Honor Society, honoring graduates with outstanding academic achievement. He completed his undergraduate business studies at Michigan State University (B.A., with honors, 2004) where he was the recipient of the Phillip and Viola May Scholarship. While in college, Mr. Hermiz co-founded a successful internet retail company.

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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