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News & Moves for October 24, 2014
Nicole M. Baker has joined the Troy office of Miller Canfield. More Information
Butzel Long has announced the following attorneys have been elected new shareholders: Beth I. deBaptiste, John A. Forrest, and Steven M. Raymond. More Information
B. Michael Ortwein III has joined the Detroit office of Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP as a partner.
Matthew H. Szalach has joined the Bloomfield Hills office of Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP as a partner. More Information
Jocelyn Benson, dean of Wayne State University Law School, and three Wayne Law alumnae, Judge Nanci Grant, Shirley Kaigler, and Judge Wendy Potts, have been listed as four of 27 Esteemed Women of Michigan 2014. More Information
Ten Couzens Lansky attorneys from the Farmington Hills office have been listed as Michigan Super Lawyers for 2014. They are: Jack S. Couzens II, Jerry M. Ellis, Donald M. Lansky, David A. Lawrence, Bruce J. Lazar, Ronn S. Nadis, Gregg A. Nathanson, Phillip J. Neuman, Kathryn Gilson Sussman, and Donald A. Wagner.
Patricia E. Kefalas Dudek has been listed as a 2014 Michigan Super Lawyer.
Stephen P. Dunn, with Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC, has been listed in Crain’s Detroit Business 2014 Class of 40 Under 40. More Information
Caroline A. Grech-Clapper, with Secrest Wardley, has been nominated for the Women in Advocacy 2014 Excellence in Advocacy Award in the Excellence in a Campaign for Women Serving Women category. More Information
Caroline A. Grech-Clapper, with Secrest Wardle, was recognized as one of 30 outstanding women in Michigan’s legal community as 2014 Women in the Law by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. More Information
Ann T. Hollenbeck, a partner with Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP, has been elected as president elect of the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra’s board of directors.
Four Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP attorneys were honored by the Federal Bar Association Eastern District of Michigan Chapter for their pro bono contributions to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. More Information
Vincent Ilagan, an associate with Rader, Fishman & Grauer, was listed as a 2014 Rising Star by Super Lawyers. More Information
Mitra Jafary-Harir, with Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP, has earned the Detroit Young Professionals’ Vanguard Award. More Information
Twenty-nine Plunkett Cooney attorneys were listed as 2014 Michigan Super Lawyers. More Information
Fifteen Plunkett Cooney attorneys have been listed as Rising Stars by Michigan Super Lawyers. More Information
Michelle C. Harrell and Brian A. Nettleingham, both shareholders at Maddin, Hauser, Roth & Heller PC, have been appointed to the board of directors of Living Arts. More Information
Butzel Long takes casual Fridays a step further by offering employees an opportunity to collectively contribute to a non-profit organization. A recent firm-sponsored Charity Casual Friday resulted in a contribution of $3,500 to the Michigan-based Fallen & Wounded Soldiers Fund.
The Michigan Muslim Bar Association has awarded a scholarship to Mahde Youssef Abdallah, a third-year student at Wayne State University Law School. More Information
Nick Schroeck, a Wayne State University Law School assistant (clinical) professor, is heading to China for a month of teaching at the Northwest University of Politics and Law in Xi’an. More Information
Butzel Long is hosting its 27th Annual Labor, Employment, and Immigration Law Forum on Friday, November 7, 2014, at the Dearborn Inn at 20301 Oakwood Boulevard in Dearborn. More Information
David F. DuMouchel, with Butzel Long, will moderate a national white collar sentencing panel during the Wayne Law Review Symposium on October 24, 2014, at the Wayne State University Law School.
Wayne State University Law School’s dean and several alumni are among presenters for the People’s Law School, programs in East Lansing and Grand Rapids to help the community learn about the legal system. More Information
Legal issues in doing business with India, China, and the Middle East will be the focus of a panel discussion Thursday, Oct. 30, at Wayne State University Law School. Legal Aspects of Investment in Three Emerging Markets: China, India, and the Middle East will be from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium at the law school, 471 W. Palmer St. More Information
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