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13
Jul

Zausmer Ranks #17 in Michigan Lawyer’s Weekly List of Largest Law Firms

Zausmer is proud to announce its rank as one of Michigan’s Largest Law Firms in 2020, as recently published in Michigan Lawyer’s Weekly. Ranked the 17th Largest firm in Michigan, we acknowledge that this recognition is a reflection of the caliber of our employees, the results they deliver, and t[...]
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29
Jun

Daniel Jedell Wins Appeal, Obtains Sanctions Against Plaintiffs in Professional Liability Case

Zausmer attorney Daniel Jedell recently argued and won an appeal for valued firm clients in a professional liability lawsuit.  In a published decision, announcing new law, the Michigan Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of the plaintiffs’ complaint and reversed the trial court’s order deny[...]
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16
Jun

U.S. Supreme Court Rules That LGBTQ Discrimination Falls Under Title VII Protections

In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court ruled that Title VII includes protections for gay and transgender workers. Writing for the majority, Justice Gorsuch reasoned that discrimination based on an employee being gay or transgender necessarily involves that employee’s sex and therefore Title VII appl[...]
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28
Apr

Are Your COVID Losses Covered? Potential Insurance Coverage Issues for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Faced with mounting lost profits and escalating expenses related to COVID-19, including potential liability to third parties, business owners are turning to their insurance policies to cover these losses.  The following is intended as a roadmap of potential coverage issues related to COVID-19 in th[...]
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16
Apr

COVID-19 Update: CARES Act

The CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) Act was signed into law on March 27, 2020 in response to the health, economic and employment crises currently being wrought by the coronavirus pandemic.  One key feature of the CARES Act for small businesses (under 500 employees) is the “p[...]
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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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