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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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29
May

Gary August and Amy Applin Announce Retirements

Please join us in congratulating two longstanding members of the ZAC family who are retiring from the practice of law. Gary K. August, well known for the outcomes he helped secure in some of Michigan’s most visible development projects, and Amy S. Applin, an accomplished advocate in appellate, [...]
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28
May

Zausmer Shareholders Travel to Portland to Present to Industry Experts

Mischa Boardman
  Join us for an action-packed 90 minutes of hot topics related to easement valuation.       [...]
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16
May

Devin Sullivan and Nick Guttman Present on Boundaries and Easements at HalfMoon Education Seminar

Zausmer, August & Caldwell’s Devin Sullivan and Nick Guttman presented at a day-long Boundaries and Easements continuing education seminar geared toward attorneys, professional engineers, and professional surveyors in East Lansing, Michigan, on May 9, 2019. Devin presented on utility easem[...]
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23
Apr

Mischa Boardman and Devin Sullivan Offer Tips on “Maintaining Effective Relationships with Outside Legal Counsel”

ZAC shareholders Mischa Boardman and Devin Sullivan recently presented on maintaining effective relationships with outside counsel at the 2019 Highway Conference and Road Show in Lansing, Michigan. Managing outside legal counsel is a skill that needs to be developed. It is a necessary step to get[...]
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