Butzel Long sponsors reception during the Nat'l Black Law Students Assoc 40th Annual Nat'l Convention & Anniv Celebration in Detroit

Monday, March 24, 2008
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Butzel Long sponsors reception during the National Black Law Students Association 40th Annual National Convention & Anniversary Celebration March 26-30 in Detroit

Butzel Long attorney Eric M. Mathis featured during March 29 panel presentation on career development


DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long is proud to be the exclusive sponsor of the Welcome to Detroit reception during the National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA) 40th Annual National Convention & Anniversary Celebration March 26-30, 2008. The reception will take place on March 28 at the Roostertail.

More than 700 law students from across the country are expected to attend the convention. The theme of the conference is: "40 years of History: Ensuring Inseverability." Guest speakers at this year's convention include E. Christopher Johnson, Jr., Vice President and General Counsel, GM North America and Professor Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., Harvard School of Law.

In addition, Butzel Long attorney Eric M. Mathis will be featured during a panel presentation on March 29 sponsored by the National Bar Association Young Lawyers Division and the National Bar Association Law Students Division. The presentation is entitled, "Perspectives from the Practitioners: Selecting the Right Career Path." Mr. Mathis is Chair-Elect, National Bar Association Young Lawyers Division.

"It is an honor for Butzel Long to be part of such an extraordinary event," said Mr. Mathis.

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 235 attorneys and offices in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing, Ann Arbor, and Holland, 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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Media Contact: Maribeth Farkas at Caponigro Public Relations Inc., (248) 355-3200.
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