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2
Nov

Shareholder Adam Post to speak at Live Virtual Litigation Boot Camp for Paralegals

On November 13, 2020, Zausmer Shareholder A. Adam Post II will be one of the guest lecturers at the Institute for Paralegal Education’s Live Virtual Litigation Boot Camp seminar for Paralegals. Litigation paralegals play an important role during the litigation process.  This comprehensive seminar[...]
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21
Oct

Zausmer Attorneys Present at IAM Insurance Seminar

Several Zausmer attorneys recently presented at the Insurance Alliance of Michigan’s Insurance and the Law Virtual Seminar for Claims Professionals. Presented on September 21, 2020, the popular educational event covered topics including property claims, no-fault auto, and fraud. Associates Dan [...]
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4
Oct

Best Lawyers 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” Awards for Mark Zausmer and Michael Caldwell

Zausmer is proud to announce that Managing Shareholder Mark Zausmer and Shareholder Michael Caldwell have been awarded Best Lawyers: Lawyer of the Year.  These awards recognize attorneys for their outstanding professional excellence and expertise in private practice.     Since [...]
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29
Jul

New Supreme Court Case Expands Religious Organizations’ Exemption From Discrimination Claims

In a new ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed and strengthened its prior decision regarding a religious employer’s exemption to various employment claims. In a 7-2 decision, the Court in Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru held that two former religious school teachers were unabl[...]
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13
Jul

Zausmer Ranks #17 in Michigan Lawyers 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 Lawyers 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 the [...]
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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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