Butzel Long attorneys Amy L. Glenn and David W. Sommerfeld featured at continuing education seminars in Grand Rapids and Novi

Wednesday, November 5, 2008
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BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – Butzel Long attorneys Amy L. Glenn and David W. Sommerfeld were featured speakers at two continuing education seminars in mid-October presented by Professional Education Systems Inc. (PESI), in Grand Rapids and Novi. Their presentations focused on estate, retirement and financial planning.

Amy L. Glenn

Based in Butzel Long's Bloomfield Hills office, Ms. Glenn concentrates her practice in the areas of business law and estate planning.

Ms. Glenn has served as General Counsel for a closely-held middle-market company and has more than 20 years experience in the private practice of law. She has extensive experience in a wide variety of business transactions and commercial matters including contract work and distribution issues, marketing matters, mergers and acquisitions, and other related matters. She also has a broad background in advising clients with respect to various estate planning matters. She is a member of the State Bar of Michigan.

David W. Sommerfeld

Based in Butzel Long's Bloomfield Hills office, Mr. Sommerfeld practices in the areas of estate planning, probate, and trust administration. He also has experience in the areas of income tax, estate and gift tax, and related tax and financial matters. He serves as Practice Group Leader of the firm's Probate, Trust and Estate Planning Practice. Mr. Sommerfeld is a Certified Public Accountant as well as an attorney.

Mr. Sommerfeld is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Who's Who in American Law, and Michigan Super Lawyers. He is a member of the Financial and Estate Planning Council of Metropolitan Detroit.

Mr. Sommerfeld is a frequent lecturer on the subject of estate planning on behalf of the Institute for Continuing Legal Education of the State Bar of Michigan and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants.

About Butzel Long

Butzel Long was established in 1854 and is headquartered in Detroit. 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 represents clients from diverse industries on a regional, national and multi-national level and is the sole Michigan 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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