James S. Rosenfeld ranked as a leading labor and employment lawyer by Chambers USA – America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2008

Tuesday, October 28, 2008
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DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney and shareholder James S. Rosenfeld, has been ranked as one of the leading labor and employment lawyers by Chambers USA – America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2008 The Client's Guide. Mr. Rosenfeld is one of several Butzel Long attorneys that have achieved Chambers top-ranked status.

Mr. Rosenfeld practices in the area of labor and employment law and he serves as the manager of Butzel Long's Labor and Employment Practice Group. He has extensive experience in litigating a wide variety of labor and employment cases, including trial and appellate work in both state and federal court. He also has experience negotiating collective bargaining agreements, and handling labor arbitrations and cases before the National Labor Relations Board.

Mr. Rosenfeld is a Life Member in the Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference and a member of the Fellows of the State Bar of Michigan Foundation. He is a member of the Labor and Employment Law and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Sections of the State Bar and the Labor and Employment Relations Sections of the Federal and American Bar Associations, as well as the ABA's ADR in Labor and Employment Law Committee. He has previously served as a member of the State Bar of Michigan Representative Assembly and President of the Barristers of the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association and is currently a Member of the latter's Board of Directors. He has completed 40 hour General Civil Case Mediator Training and has been a mediator on the American Arbitration Association Mediation Panel.

Mr. Rosenfeld has served as an adjunct professor at Wayne State University Law School teaching alternative dispute resolution and frequently lectures and conducts training for employers and supervisors on various employment issues. He has been a speaker and author on panels for the ABA's ADR in Labor and Employment Law Committee, in 2007 and 2008 and co-authored "Expert Witness Testimony: A Litigation Issue for Discharge and Discrimination Cases," February, 1993, 72 Michigan Bar Journal, No. 2, 146 and "Sex Harassment Decisions: Take Your Statute as You Find It," October 1998, 77 Michigan Bar Journal, No. 10, 1098.

Mr. Rosenfeld is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 1986) and Harvard College (A.B., 1981, magna cum laude). Mr. Rosenfeld is a resident of Huntington Woods.

About Chambers

Chambers USA is published annually by Chambers and Partners in London, England. The book provides law firm and attorney recommendations throughout the United States. The book is compiled from more than 14,000 interviews conducted with clients and lawyers. Comments that sum up or represent the general opinion are quoted in the text.

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, 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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