Butzel Long attorneys named to Chambers USA 2019

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long attorneys and practice areas have been recognized
by Chambers USA 2019 – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2019 – The Client’s Guide.

Butzel Long President and CEO Justin Klimko has been recognized as an Eminent Practitioner, David F. DuMouchel is ranked Tier One in Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations, and Nancy Keppelman and Robert B. Stevenson are ranked Tier One in Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation.

In addition, firm attorney Mark W. Jane is recognized among Associates to watch and Stephen A. Bromberg and David W. Hipp are recognized as Senior Statesmen.

At the same time, Butzel Long attorney Cynthia Haffey has been named to Chambers USA 2019 for the first time.

 Butzel Long practice areas included in Chambers USA 2019 are:

  • Corporate/ Mergers and Acquisitions – Michigan
  • Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation -- Michigan
  • Labor & Employment – Michigan
  • Litigation: General Commercial – Michigan
  • Real Estate – Recognized Practitioner – Michigan

Butzel Long attorneys ranked and highlighted in Chambers USA 2019 include:

  • Stephen A. Bromberg of Bloomfield Hills – Real Estate
  • James C. Bruno of City of Grosse Pointe – Corporate/ Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Jennifer E. Consiglio of Goodrich – Corporate/ Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Carey A. DeWitt of Bloomfield – Labor and Employment
  • Arthur Dudley II of Detroit – Corporate/ Mergers and Acquisitions
  • David F. DuMouchel of Birmingham – Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • Cynthia Haffey of Novi -- Litigation: General Commercial
  • John P. Hancock, Jr. of Oak Park (formerly of Grosse Pointe Park) – Labor and Employment
  • David W. Hipp of Royal Oak – Real Estate
  • Mark Jane of Ann Arbor – Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Thomas Kabel of Rochester Hills – Real Estate
  • Nancy Keppelman of Ann Arbor – Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Justin G. Klimko of Grosse Pointe Woods – Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Lynn McGuire of Dexter – Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Brett J. Miller of Royal Oak – Labor& Employment
  • James S. Rosenfeld of Huntington Woods – Labor & Employment
  • Bruce Sendek of Huntington Woods – Litigation: General Commercial
  • Nicholas J. Stasevich of Northville Twp. – Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Robert B. Stevenson of Ann Arbor – Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Andrew Stumpff of Ann Arbor – Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Daniel B. Tukel of Orchard Lake – Labor and Employment

Stephen A. Bromberg is Counsel to Butzel Long and based in the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office. He served as a Director and President of Butzel Long. Bromberg has represented borrowers and institutional lenders, purchasers and sellers, non-profit entities and contractors and owners in all kinds of office, commercial shopping center, apartment and subdivisions matters, major construction and zoning matters and workouts, reorganizations and foreclosures, with years of specialization in real estate transactions and litigation.  

James C. Bruno is a shareholder practicing in Butzel Long's Detroit office and has served on the firm's Board of Directors. His primary practice includes corporations and limited liability companies; the Uniform Commercial Code; sales representatives and distributorships; automotive and other industry supplier relations; international business law and foreign employment; closely held business; mergers and acquisitions; and joint ventures. This includes counseling, negotiations, drafting, and dispute resolution. He has been active in the firm's foreign practice, including oversight of the firm's Mexican alliance office.

Jennifer E. Consiglio is a shareholder in Butzel Long’s Bloomfield Hills office. She is part of the firm’s Business Law Department, where she is a trusted advisor to both private and public clients in all aspects of formation, governance, contracting, and other operations; complex business transactions such as mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, restructurings, private debt and equity financings, and private and public offerings; and securities law compliance.

Carey A. DeWitt is a shareholder and past chair (and Practice Group Leader, 1995-2003) of the firm's Labor and Employment Department. He has 32 years of experience representing employers and enterprises in all phases of litigation, including employment discrimination matters, employment contract and executive termination cases, both commercial and employment trade secret, anti-raiding, and unfair competition cases, as well as in labor arbitration, collective bargaining, and other matters.

Arthur Dudley II is a shareholder who practices in Butzel Long’s Detroit and New York offices. He has extensive experience in nearly all aspects of corporate law. He has practiced law for more than 35 years. He specializes in mergers and acquisitions, securities law, representation of emerging growth companies and general corporate representation.

David F. DuMouchel is a shareholder practicing in Butzel Long's Detroit office. He chairs the firm's Corporate Compliance, Internal Investigations and Criminal Defense practice. DuMouchel’s practice includes white collar criminal defense, professional licensure and criminal health care, criminal IRS investigations of both taxpayers and professionals, SEC enforcement of corporate executives, public corruption, as well as grand jury investigations, internal corporate investigations and compliance. 

Cynthia Haffey is a Shareholder practicing in Butzel Long's Detroit Office. She also serves as co-chair of the firm's Global Automotive practice, co-chair of the firm's Alternative Fee Committee and is a member of the China International Team. Haffey represents clients in matters relating to business and commercial disputes, with a specialty in representing automotive industry suppliers in matters.

John P. Hancock, Jr. is a shareholder based in Butzel Long’s Detroit office. His practice focuses on collective bargaining negotiations and arbitrations as well as counseling of both public and private employers.  He also has performed extensive employment litigation and OSHA litigation. Hancock has served as chief negotiator in numerous collective bargaining negotiations. A good portion of his practice is devoted to counseling clients on employment issues. 

David W. Hipp is Counsel and practices in Butzel Long’s Bloomfield Hills office. He concentrates his practice in real estate and real estate finance, including loan originations for lenders, representation of borrowers, purchases and sales of real estate, leasing, construction, and development.

Mark W. Jane is a senior attorney based in Butzel Long’s Ann Arbor office. He practices in the area of ERISA, employee benefits, and executive compensation. He is President of the Washtenaw County Bar Association and is a Representative on the State Bar of Michigan Representative Assembly.

Thomas A. Kabel is a shareholder based in Butzel Long’s Bloomfield Hills office. He is chair of the firm’s corporate and real estate departments. He concentrates his practice in the area of commercial real estate and real estate-related finance. Kabel has been involved in all facets of acquisition, disposition, leasing, financing and development of real property throughout his career.

Nancy Keppelman is Of Counsel and based in Butzel Long’s Ann Arbor office. She practices in the area of employee benefits and executive compensation law. She became a fellow in American College of Employee Benefits Counsel (ACEBC) in 2002.

Justin G. Klimko is Butzel Long’s President and CEO and a member of its Board. He is based in the firm’s Detroit office. Klimko has extensive experience in corporate financing, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, securities regulation for publicly and privately held clients, and general corporate matters, fields in which he has practiced since 1980.

Lynn McGuire is a shareholder based in Butzel Long's Ann Arbor office. She concentrates her practice in the area of employee benefits law. She regularly works with defined benefit pension plans, 401(k), 403(b) and 457(b) and (f) retirement plans, insured and self-insured group health plans, cafeteria plans, health reimbursement arrangements and health savings accounts.

Brett J. Miller is a shareholder practicing in Butzel Long’s Detroit office and is the chair of the firm’s Employment Practices Liability Insurance Sub-Practice. He focuses his practice on employment and labor law as well as fair housing litigation.

James S. Rosenfeld is a shareholder practicing in Butzel Long’s Detroit office. He practices in the area of labor and employment law and is the manager of the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. 

Bruce L. Sendek is a shareholder based in Butzel Long's Detroit office and serves as chair of the firm's Litigation Department. He represents corporations and individuals in complex disputes involving a wide range of corporate and commercial matters. He regularly appears before the federal and state courts, as well as arbitration tribunals.

Nicholas J. Stasevich is a shareholder based in Butzel Long's Detroit office. In 2002, he was appointed H.M. Consul-Honorary of the United Kingdom to the State of Michigan. He practices in the areas of international, corporate, antitrust, technology, and labor and employment law.

Robert B. Stevenson is Counsel and based in Butzel Long’s Ann Arbor office. He practices in the area of employee benefits and executive compensation. He is a charter fellow of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel Best Lawyer 2013 (ACEBC).

Andrew Stumpff is Of Counsel and based in Butzel Long’s Ann Arbor office. He practices in the area of employee benefits and executive compensation law. He is a Fellow of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel

Daniel B. Tukel is a shareholder practicing in Butzel Long’s Detroit office and serves as chair of the firm’s Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits Law Department. His practice is devoted to representing both public and private employers in state and federal discrimination and wrongful discharge litigation, as well as traditional labor matters such as collective bargaining and union organizational drives.

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