Butzel Long receives APROMEX award

Thursday, November 7, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long recently received an award from the Association of Mexican Professionals in Michigan (APROMEX) at its annual Gala Dinner Dance. APROMEX is a non-profit organization created to link Mexican professionals in Michigan.

The award presented to Butzel Long is entitled, “Te-Palehua-Mi,” which translates into “One who helps others.” The yearly award recognizes support and leadership commitment to the Mexican Professional Community in Michigan. The phrase, Te-Palehua-Mi, was suggested by Dr. Miguel León-Portilla, Mexico’s most prestigious Anthropologist and Historian to emphasize the concept of solidarity.

Clara DeMatteis Mager, who is an attorney, shareholder and Practice Group Leader for the Immigration Group at Butzel Long, accepted the award on behalf of Butzel Long.

The firm has an international team of attorneys who have assisted clients in establishing and operating successful businesses in Mexico for many years. Butzel Long attorneys effectively provide U.S., Canadian, Asian and European companies doing business in Mexico with a wide array of services such as identification of business opportunities, incorporating legal entities such as maquiladoras (IMMEX), shelters, site location, real estate, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, tax, labor, immigration, customs, financing, intellectual property, litigation and government relations.

Butzel Long has Alliance offices in Mexico City and Monterrey offering clients a single point of contact and on-the-ground capabilities in Mexico’s primary government and business centers.

About Butzel Long

Established in 1854, Butzel Long is a full-service law firm with offices in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing and Ann Arbor, Mich. New York, NY and, Washington, D.C., as well as alliance offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Mexico City and Monterrey. The firm is an active 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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Media Contact: Maribeth Farkas at Caponigro Public Relations Inc.,
(248) 353-3030, ext. 2114

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