Butzel Long attorney featured at the American Forest & Paper Association’s Annual Conference in Montreal

Monday, April 29, 2013


DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney Louis Theros was a featured speaker recently during the American Forest & Paper Association’s Annual Conference in Montreal. He gave a one-hour presentation on national labor relations (NLRB) entitled, “The NLRB and the Year of Uncertainty.”

Mr. Theros is a shareholder, vice president and serves on Butzel Long’s Board of Directors. He concentrates his legal practice in the areas of employment litigation, labor, advising and counseling clients on statutory employment compliance and gaming law.

He has more than 24 years experience, including first chair trial and appellate responsibilities, in employment discrimination and harassment matters and large class action lawsuits, throughout Michigan and the Midwest. Mr. Theros has served as counsel on various traditional labor issues, including organizational campaigns and collective bargaining agreement negotiations and implementation. He also has extensive experience in handling arbitrations arising from collective bargaining disputes and unfair labor practice complaints.

Mr. Theros is listed in Best Lawyers in America and is named in Michigan Super Lawyers, both since 2007. He has received an “AV Preeminent” peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Committed to his community, Mr. Theros actively participates in a variety of organizations. He currently serves on the Grosse Pointe Farms City Council (2001-present), where he was Mayor Pro Tem from 2005-2007. He also is vice president of the Michigan Ice Hawks Youth Hockey Club and the treasurer of the Senior Citizen Housing Development Committee for the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA).

He is a former president of the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association (2005-2006), and currently serves as a Trustee of the Association’s charitable arm, the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Foundation (2006-present).

Mr. Theros is a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Law (J.D., 1989), and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan (B.A., 1985).

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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