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9
Oct

Sixth Circuit Rules on Limitations Periods in Employment Agreements

In an issue of first impression, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals found that employment agreements, including applications, cannot be used to set shortened limitations periods for claims under Title VII. The plaintiff, a cook at MGM Grand Detroit Casino, agreed to a six-month limitation period [...]
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7
Oct

Zausmer Attorneys Honored as 2019 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Zausmer is proud to announce that 12 of its attorneys were named to the 2019 list of Super Lawyers.   Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achieve[...]
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25
Sep

Zausmer Goes Casual for a Cause in Support of Community En Acción

On August 3, 2019, a tragic event occurred in El Paso, Texas, whereby 22 people lost their lives in a mass shooting. Community En Acción, a non-profit organization of non-partisan Latino business leaders who live and work in El Paso, initiated a scholarship fund for the children of the victims who [...]
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18
Sep

Zausmer Sponsors Association of Corporate Counsel’s Golf Outing

Zausmer was a proud sponsor of the Association of Corporate Counsel Michigan Chapter’s golf outing on September 16, 2019 at Plum Hollow Country Club in Southfield, Michigan. Shareholders Michael Schwartz and Matt McNauthgon joined other golfers for a day that included a putting contest, refreshmen[...]
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25
Jul

Zausmer Associates Danielle DePriest and Kyle Warwick Co-Author Wayne Law Review Survey of No-Fault Litigation

Zausmer Associates Danielle DePriest and Kyle Warwick recently co-authored a survey of no-fault litigation for the Spring 2019 edition of the Wayne Law Review. In a year where Michigan courts looked everywhere from footnotes in the landmark Covenant opinion to case law from the 19th Century to find [...]
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15
Jul

Supreme Court Removes Statutory Bar Blocking No-Fault Benefits for Owners of Vehicles Insured by Others

The Michigan Supreme Court opened the door to increased liability for no-fault insurers with its July 11, 2019 opinion in Dye v Esurance, holding that a vehicle owner is not excluded by statute from recovering no-fault benefits when the owner fails to personally obtain insurance for the vehicle.  R[...]
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10
Jul

Zausmer Shareholders Mischa Boardman and Michael Schwartz present to ACC Michigan

Zausmer shareholders Mischa Boardman and Michael Schwartz recently presented in front of members of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Michigan at Comerica Park.  Joining them on the panel were Richard Haddad, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Palace Sports & Entertainment/Detr[...]
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1
Jul

Zausmer Continues its Rise Up the List of the Largest Michigan Law Firms in 2019

Zausmer is proud to announce that it has risen to the 17th largest law firm in Michigan, as published this month in Michigan Lawyers Weekly. Dedication to excellence and delivering exceptional, forward-thinking legal representation is Zausmer’s vision. The firm’s continued climb up the large[...]
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2
Jun

New Name and Brand, Same Vision and Commitment

Over the past forty years, our law firm has experienced tremendous growth. The number of lawyers and practice areas has expanded, placing us among the largest and most diversified firms in Michigan, and we now proudly represent more clients than ever before. As we reflected on these positive develop[...]
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29
May

In Memoriam of Kate McCarthy July 5, 1987 – May 27, 2019

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of our friend and colleague, Kate McCarthy. Kate brought a creative energy and passion for helping people to the practice of law. As an associate in the firm’s Employment & Labor, Municipal Law, and Insurance Defense groups, Kate encountered [...]
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