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Firm News


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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12
Mar

Zausmer, August & Caldwell Rises Up the List of the Largest Michigan Law Firms in 2019

Zausmer, August & Caldwell is proud to announce that it is now the 12th largest law firm in Southeastern Michigan, as published in Crain’s Detroit Business. “We are very pleased to continue our steady rise on the Crain’s largest law firm list. This is a testament to the hard work of al[...]
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12
Feb

ZAC Associate Brian D. King Presents to Michigan Trucking Association

ZAC associate Brian D. King recently presented to the Michigan Trucking Association’s (MTA) Eastern Safety Council at its monthly meeting. Brian shared a number of steps that motor carriers could take to structure more effective driver training and document retention programs. He also talked about[...]
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5
Feb

Zausmer, August & Caldwell Names Janetta A. Ksar Shareholder

Zausmer, August & Caldwell is pleased to announce that attorney Janetta Ksar has been named a shareholder in the firm. “Janetta brings an impressive talent for advocacy and knowledge of the law to the matters she handles, and we are proud that she will be a shareholder of our firm,” said Mar[...]
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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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