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24
Mar

Michigan Supreme Court Orders Case Initiation Deadlines to “Stay in Place” During State of Emergency

Following Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s declaration of a state of emergency beginning March 24, 2020, the Michigan Supreme Court issued an Administrative Order suspending certain deadlines relating to the initiation of civil and probate cases in Michigan’s courts.  Mirroring the Governor’s orde[...]
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20
Mar

COVID-19 Update

To Our Clients and Friends, Like you, we have closely monitored the COVID-19 pandemic.  Yesterday we made the decision to close our physical offices and have our attorneys and staff work remotely.  We thoughtfully planned this transition to be seamless for our clients so that we can continue to p[...]
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16
Mar

COVID-19 and Sick Leave

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the President signed it into law on March 18, 2020.  As part of the economic stimulus plan, the Act contains a number of provisions that may affect companies’ sick leave.  The Act applies to an[...]
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16
Mar

COVID-19 Preparedness Plan

Zausmer is prepared for all of your needs. We are actively monitoring the situation involving COVID-19 and we have a plan in place to ensure that we are ready to effectively handle the needs of our clients and the day-to-day demands of your business. Our attorneys and several staff members are equip[...]
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11
Feb

Danielle DePriest Makes The Well and Jewish News’s 36 Under 36 List

Zausmer associate Danielle DePriest was recently named to the The Well and Jewish News’s 36 Under 36 list. Danielle is an accomplished litigator whose practice includes insurance law and commercial litigation.  She is dedicated to effectively and efficiently achieving the best possible results in[...]
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5
Feb

Zausmer Announces New Shareholders

Zausmer, P.C. is proud to announce that attorneys Cristy DeVos, Brandon Heintzelman, Colin MacBeth, and Adam Post have been promoted to shareholders.  “We are pleased that Cristy, Brandon, Colin, and Adam have become shareholders of the firm. Each of them bring unique talents and have played a si[...]
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6
Jan

Zausmer Ranks on U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2020 “Best Law Firms” List

Zausmer has been named a Tier 1 Metropolitan “Best Law Firm” in Commercial Litigation and Environmental Law by U.S. News - Best Lawyers® in 2020. Firms included in the 2020 Edition of “Best Law Firms” are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clien[...]
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6
Nov

Shareholder Janetta Ksar and Associate Chris Chesney Present at the IASIU Seminar

Shareholder Janetta Ksar and Associate Christopher Chesney of Zausmer, P.C. recently presented at the Michigan State Chapter of the International Association of Special Investigation Units (IASIU) Conference, held on October 17, 2019 in Livonia, Michigan. Their presentation, entitled “Facebook,[...]
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25
Oct

Zausmer Attorneys 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 30, 2019, with eight Zausmer attorneys speaking on a variety of insurance topics. In the morning, Shareholder Jim Wright presented on the current state [...]
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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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