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23
Jan

Mischa Boardman and Devin Sullivan Offer Tips on “Avoiding Bumps in the Road” if Litigation Looms for Right-of-Way Projects

ZAC shareholders Mischa Boardman and Devin Sullivan recently presented on the acquisition of the right-of-way for road projects at the County Road Association of Michigan’s 4th Annual Legal Issues Symposium in Mt. Pleasant. Acquiring the right-of-way is often one of the most expensive and litig[...]
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16
Jan

Mischa Boardman Presents on Takings at National Eminent Domain Conference

Mischa Boardman
CLE International, the leading provider of eminent domain education, recently invited ZAC shareholder Mischa Boardman to present at its 3rd Annual National Eminent Domain Conference, “Relocation, Mediation & Momentum in the Courtroom,” in Scottsdale, Arizona. Mischa and fellow Michigan la[...]
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20
Dec

ZAC Associate Danielle DePriest Co-Authors Wayne Law Review Survey of No-Fault Litigation

Danielle DePriest
ZAC associate Danielle DePriest recently co-authored a survey of no-fault litigation for the Spring 2018 edition of the Wayne Law Review. Highlighting the most important decisions issued by Michigan courts over the past year, Danielle’s article demonstrates the sea change that has occurred in rece[...]
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16
Dec

Michael Caldwell and Theresa Bodwin Win in the Michigan Court of Appeals

ZAC shareholder Michael Caldwell and associate Theresa Bodwin recently obtained a victory in the Michigan Court of Appeals in an environmental law case involving a statute of limitations issue. The plaintiff filed the lawsuit on May 31, 2016, alleging (among other things) nuisance due to the migr[...]
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13
Dec

ZAC Lawyers Attend Women’s Leadership Breakfast in Support of City Year Detroit

More than 350 women gathered at The Colony Club in November to celebrate the 8th Annual Women’s Leadership Breakfast hosted by City Year Detroit. Among those attending were ZAC lawyers Amy Applin, Cristy DeVos, Danielle DePriest, Theresa Bodwin, Breanne Patton, and Florianne Silvestri. They joined[...]
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20
Nov

Elizabeta Rumery Obtains Summary Disposition in No-Fault Case and Dismissal of Five Other Lawsuits Due to Fraud

ZAC associate Elizabeta (Liz) Rumery recently obtained summary disputation of a no-fault matter on behalf of Everest National Insurance Company. Liz convinced a Wayne County Circuit Court that Everest was entitled to rescind the plaintiff’s auto insurance policy because of the material misrepresen[...]
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17
Nov

Zausmer, August & Caldwell Proud to Join with ITC Holdings Corp. to Support MSU’s InnovateGov

Zausmer, August & Caldwell recently teamed up with its valued client, ITC Holdings Corp., to provide financial support for Michigan State University’s InnovateGov program. InnovateGov is an experiential learning program within the College of Social Science. A 10-week summer program, InnovateG[...]
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22
Oct

Mischa Boardman and Devin Sullivan Present on a Judge’s Role in Valuation Determinations

ZAC shareholders Mischa Boardman and Devin Sullivan recently presented to a large and very engaged group of attendees at the International Right of Way Association Fall Education Seminar (Michigan Chapter) in Bay Harbor, Michigan. In their educational session entitled “Judges Have the Final Say[...]
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16
Oct

Jeremy Mullett and Jim Wright Obtain No-Cause Verdicts in Multimillion-Dollar Negligence Dispute

ZAC shareholders Jeremy Mullett and Jim Wright recently concluded a seven-day trial that resulted in the entry of no-cause verdicts against two plaintiffs. The third-party automobile negligence action, litigated in Wayne County Circuit Court, was brought by two plaintiffs, who sought non-economic[...]
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1
Oct

ZAC Lawyers Present at Insurance Alliance of Michigan Seminar

The Insurance Alliance of Michigan (IAM) held its annual “Insurance & the Law” Seminar for Insurance Claims Professionals on September 24th with nine Zausmer, August & Caldwell attorneys speaking on a variety of insurance topics. James C. Wright and Michael A. Schwartz’s presentati[...]
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