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Thursday, September 19, 2019
Las Vegas, September 19, 2019 – A new book has been published which provides an updated comprehensive checklist to guide counsel and litigants through the perils of preparing a lawsuit for trial.  Entitled “Nevada State Court Litigation Checklist” the book was authored by Las Vegas attorney Jay Young. Young is a partner with the Howard & Howard law firm in Las Vegas. This 3rd edition of the book ...read more
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Wednesday, September 18, 2019
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman Shareholders Marc Lorelli and Frank Angileri were featured in a Law360 September 13, 2019 article “Fed.Circ. Won’t Rethink Upholding Ford F-150 Design Patents” for the defense of the Automotive Body Parts Association v. Ford Global Technologies LLC, case number 18-1613, at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. The article discusses a recent ...read more
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Tuesday, September 17, 2019
ROYAL OAK, Mich., September 17, 2019 – Twenty-two Howard & Howard attorneys were recently named to Michigan Super Lawyers® and Michigan Rising Stars 2019 as a result of a patented selection process. This process includes peer evaluation and independent research.  Only five percent of the attorneys in Michigan were named to the Super Lawyers list and two and one half percent to Rising Stars.The ...read more
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Tuesday, September 17, 2019
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman is pleased to announce  shareholder Linda Mettes has been appointed Chief Diversity Officer of the firm. In her role, Mettes will be responsible for overseeing and the strategic planning of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives in both the Detroit and Los Angeles offices. She will focus her efforts on expanding Brooks Kushman`s involvement in DEI ...read more
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Tuesday, September 17, 2019
UHY LLP has doubled the size of its Ann Arbor office. The firm has seen rapid growth as a premier business advisor for middle market businesses, and has received much interest from employees regarding working out of the Ann Arbor office.  With an established client base in the Ann Arbor area, the firm now has a sizeable local presence. The office boasts a great location on E. Eisenhower Parkway, ...read more
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Monday, September 16, 2019
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Andrew MacLeod has been named President of the Association for Corporate Growth - Detroit Chapter.  Andrew MacLeod is a Member in the firm’s Detroit office. He focuses his practice on private equity, mergers & acquisitions, corporate law and taxation. He is counsel to private equity firms in the acquisition, divestiture and financing of portfolio ...read more
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Monday, September 16, 2019
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. —Foster Swift shareholders Frederick D. Dilley and Julie I. Fershtman both received top Michigan “Super Lawyers®” honors for 2019. Dilley was recognized for his work in General Litigation and Fershtman for Civil Litigation: Defense. In addition to their listings, both Dilley and Fershtman were also selected for “top” lists. Both Dilley and Fershtman are listed in the “Top 100 ...read more
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Thursday, September 12, 2019
ROYAL OAK, Mich., September 12, 2019 – Royal Oak, Michigan-based law firm Howard & Howard recently welcomed Christopher A. Cali, Daniel A. Cotter, and Tejal S. Desai. Expanding the firm’s corporate and business litigation practices, all three will practice out of the Chicago, Illinois office. “These three attorneys add strength and depth to our Chicago office and the clients it serves,” said firm ...read more
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Thursday, September 12, 2019
Cantor Colburn Continues Growth, Adding Experienced Laterals in Litigation and Patents   Cantor Colburn is proud to announce the addition of Partners Vincent Cichosz, John Gutkoski, and Marc N. Henschke and Counsel Joseph Barrera, Ph.D. and Aaron Bumgarner.   “These attorneys are a noteworthy addition to the firm,” said Phil Colburn, Co-Managing Partner. “Vince and Joe bring years of ...read more
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Thursday, September 12, 2019
Ann Arbor, Mich. --- Attorneys with the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., have been actively engaged in activities surrounding intellectual property law this summer. Recent publications and speaking engagements include:   Shareholder Jim Cleland served as panel moderator at Autolex: Autonomous Vehicle Legal Forum September ...read more
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Tuesday, September 10, 2019
TROY, Mich., Sept. 10, 2019 —The Walsh Foundation announces the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors. The newly appointed Board members are business leaders and Walsh alumni Todd Hohauser, Chief Executive Officer of Harvey Hohauser & Associates and Chairman of IIC Partners and Daryl Kaiser, Chief Financial Officer for American Roads and the Detroit Windsor Tunnel. “We are ...read more
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Tuesday, September 10, 2019
ROYAL OAK, Mich., September 10, 2019 – Royal Oak, Michigan-based law firm Howard & Howard is pleased to announce that thirty-one of our attorneys were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020. Lawyers named to the publication were recognized by their peers in the legal industry for their professional excellence in 146 practice areas. For the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in ...read more
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Friday, September 06, 2019
TROY, Mich., Sept. 6, 2019 — For the second year in a row, Walsh President and CEO Marsha Kelliher has been named one of the most powerful business leaders in metro Detroit by DBusiness Magazine. The Detroit 500 list recognizes business leaders who have made a significant impact in their role and is determined by factors including organization size, growth rate, geographical reach, and each ...read more
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Thursday, September 05, 2019
ROYAL OAK, Mich., September 5, 2019 – Howard & Howard is pleased to announce that attorney W. West Allen has been elected to serve as president-elect of the Federal Bar Association (FBA) for the 2019-2020 term. Allen will be sworn in at the organization’s 2019 annual meeting and convention in early September. He will serve as National President of the FBA for the 2020-2021 term.Allen is a partner ...read more
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Wednesday, September 04, 2019
Troy, Michigan - September 4, 2019 - Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC (MMA) recently welcomed Drew Higgerson as a vice president with the health and benefits practice in Troy, Mich. An established group benefits professional who has built his career in Michigan, Higgerson excels at identifying best practices and strategic solutions that fit his clients’ group benefit needs.  Higgerson launched his ...read more
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Wednesday, September 04, 2019
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman is proud to announce that six of the firm’s attorneys have been named to the 2019 Michigan Super Lawyers list for their accomplishments in intellectual property law by Super Lawyers Magazine. The annual listing honors outstanding exceptional lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional ...read more
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Tuesday, September 03, 2019
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that 64 of the firm’s attorneys have been named 2019 Michigan Super Lawyers. Twenty-one Dickinson Wright attorneys have been named 2019 Michigan Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”.  Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding attorneys from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Rising ...read more
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Tuesday, September 03, 2019
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that four of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized in Michigan Super Lawyers2019 Top Lists.  The Michigan Super Lawyers Top Lists are listings of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement as well as the highest point totals during the Michigan Super Lawyers nomination, research and blue ...read more
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Tuesday, September 03, 2019
Harness Dickey (https://www.hdp.com), one of the country’s largest intellectual property law firms, is pleased to announce that three attorneys in its Metro Detroit office are included in the 2019 list of Michigan Super Lawyers while two are named to this year’s list of Rising Stars.   The selected attorneys include:  Michigan Super Lawyers 2019 Lisabeth Coakley Glenn Forbis Paul ...read more
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Tuesday, September 03, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—September 3, 2019  LANSING, Mich. —14 lawyers from Foster Swift Collins & Smith, PC have been selected to the 2019 Michigan Super Lawyers list while 9 have been selected as "Rising Stars.” Only five percent of the lawyers in Michigan are selected by Super Lawyers while the "Rising Stars" list recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in each state. 2019 Michigan ...read more
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Thursday, August 29, 2019
ROYAL OAK, Mich., August 29, 2019 – Howard & Howard is pleased to welcome Kory Steen to the firm. He will practice out of the Royal Oak office. “I am a litigator who draws on my experiences clerking for a federal judge to effectively resolve business disputes.” – Kory SteenBefore pursuing a legal career, Kory worked in the hospitality industry. Through managing staff on a Japanese cruise line and ...read more
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Monday, August 26, 2019
ROYAL OAK, Mich., August 26, 2019 – Royal Oak-based law firm Howard & Howard is pleased to announce that attorney Michael D. Gifford has been elected president of the Peoria County Bar Association. After previously serving as chair of several committees, board member, treasurer, and president-elect, he will hold this position from July 1, 2019 through July 1, 2020.  Michael has practiced ...read more
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Friday, August 23, 2019
ROYAL OAK, Mich., August 23, 2019 – Howard & Howard is pleased to announce that 11 of our attorneys have been named to Mountain States Super Lawyers® and Mountain States Rising Stars 2019. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual ...read more
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Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Kane Polakoff has joined UHY Advisors as practice leader of the Client Accounting Advisory Services (CAAS) practice. The CAAS mission is to provide high-value solutions and exceptional customer service to clients by allowing client management additional time to run their enterprise. Within his role, he will work with existing and new clients to deliver customized programs to meet clients’ ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, New Product or Service Offering
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
ROYAL OAK, Mich., August 21, 2019 – Royal Oak-based law firm Howard & Howard is pleased to welcome Joseph L. Kallie. He joins Howard & Howard’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. “I am passionate about acquiring and protecting intellectual property rights for my clients.” –Joseph L. KallieMr. Kallie focuses his practice on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in a variety of ...read more
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Monday, January 07, 2019
GONGOS APPOINTS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER & CHIEF PEOPLE OFFICER Decision Intelligence Company Announces Key Roles Alongside Growth ROYAL OAK, MI – January 7, 2019 – Gongos, Inc. names Debie Pomorski Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Cheryl Halverson Chief People Officer (CPO), as announced today by president & CEO Camille Nicita. Both women operated in key roles in 2018—a year in which the company ...read more
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Friday, November 16, 2018
Harness Dickey is pleased to announce that Matt Cutler a Principal in the firm’s St. Louis, Missouri office, recently received the 2018 “Rev. John J. Cavanaugh, C.S.C., Award” presented by the University of Notre Dame Alumni Association. This year’s award recognizes the hard work that Cutler and his Notre Dame classmate Randy Soriano are doing to serve wounded military service members and the ...read more
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Monday, September 10, 2018
Harness Dickey, one of the country’s largest intellectual property law firms, is pleased to announce that five attorneys in its Metro Detroit office are included in the 2018 list of Michigan Super Lawyers, while one is named to this year’s list of Rising Stars.    The lawyers include:  Michigan Super Lawyers 2018Michael BrennanLisabeth CoakleyGlenn ForbisPaul Keller Robert Lenihan Michigan ...read more
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Wednesday, June 20, 2018
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - Sterling Insurance Group – a Top 200 Insurance Firm out of 37,000 nationwide – is pleased to announce Scott McInerney - Commercial Producer & Certified Risk Architect – has earned his CIC credit.Congratulations to Scott McInerney! Recently, Scott earned his CIC (Certified Insurance Counselor) designation. There are 5 segments that are required to pass, which include 2 ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Community, Education, New Product or Service Offering
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Michael Greiner, a fourth-year doctoral student in management at the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business, has accepted a tenure-track faculty position in management at Oakland University in Rochester, MI, effective August 15, 2018.  Greiner defended his dissertation proposal on May 15, 2017, and is currently scheduled to defend his dissertation, "The political landscape: A new ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article, Education
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Robert Forsythe, dean of Wayne State University’s Mike Ilitch School of Business, will be the keynote speaker for the DBusiness Breakfast Series presented by Plante Moran on April 3 at the Gem Theatre. Forsythe will join DBusiness magazine and DBusiness Daily News Editor R.J. King and members of the magazine's Century Club (business and organizations 100 years or older). Forsythe will provide an ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Event Announcement
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business global supply chain management students took second place in the 37th annual Operation Stimulus Conference and Case Competition, hosted by the Denver Transportation Club. The competition featured 19 teams from 17 schools. The team was coached by Lori Sisk, professor of supply chain management, who was also awarded Educator of the Year by the ...read more
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Tuesday, February 06, 2018
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business Global Supply Chain Management program is vying for a position among the nation's top supply chain programs as part of the Gartner Research survey. Industry professionals invited to rank Wayne State among top supply chain programs now through Feb. 12.  The industry survey is one key input to Gartner’s semiannual rankings of supply chain ...read more
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Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Associate Professor of Global Supply Chain Management Bertie Greer has been named associate dean for strategy and planning at the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business. She will officially start the position on Monday, Jan. 8.  "Bertie brings her experience in administration and reaccreditation to the position," said Ilitch School Dean Robert Forsythe. "I am delighted to have her ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, November 30, 2017
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business welcomed Scott Tainsky, associate professor of management and director of sport and entertainment management, to the faculty in the fall semester. With Tainsky on board, Wayne State M.B.A. students can now pursue a concentration in sport and entertainment management, and undergraduate classes are also being offered.  Tainsky earned his ...read more
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Wednesday, November 15, 2017
The Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University has formed an industry advisory board to support its Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) program. The advisory board is a council of business leaders in the supply chain field that will serve in an advisory role to the GSCM program. The board will provide advice on industry needs, strategic direction, national ranking strategies, ...read more
Categories: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article, Community, New Partnerships
Friday, October 20, 2017
    Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC (Dawda Mann), a full-service business law firm providing the expertise of a large firm with the flexibility and care of a boutique firm, announced that Kylie Bergmann has been named a 2017 “Up & Coming Lawyer” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. Managing Member Ed Dawda made the announcement.     “Kylie has been a key player at Dawda Mann for over four years,” said ...read more
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Thursday, October 19, 2017
Marick F. Masters, professor of management in the Mike Ilitch School of Business and director of Labor@Wayne, received a $50,000 grant from the National Academy of Arbitrators Research and Education Foundation to produce two videos pertaining to employment mediation and employment arbitration.  “Employment mediation and arbitration are dispute-resolution techniques used increasingly to resolve ...read more
Categories: Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Education, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Monday, August 14, 2017
Effective Aug. 17, Marina Houghton, CPA, will become interim chair of the accounting department at Wayne State University’s Mike Ilitch School of Business. A WSU accounting and management alumna, Houghton has been involved with the Ilitch School for more than a decade, serving multiple terms on the Board of Visitors and as an executive in residence. “We're looking forward to tapping into ...read more
Categories: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Professor Marick Masters has been named president of the Detroit Area Chapter of the Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA). The organization’s monthly dinner meetings provide a forum for management, labor, academics and neutrals to explore issues of industrial relations and human resources. Masters is a professor of management and adjunct professor of political science at Wayne ...read more
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Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Michael Silvio, a Mike Ilitch School of Business part-time faculty member in global supply chain management, has been hired as vice president of logistics innovation at Surgere, an industry leader in providing visibility and control within a digitized supply chain, including RFID, robotics and advanced data analytics. Silvio is an automotive executive with 25 years of experience in global ...read more
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Thursday, June 22, 2017
http://ilitchbusiness.wayne.eduThe Wayne State Board of Governors has approved three promotion and tenure cases from the Mike Ilitch School of Business, effective August 17, 2017. Ranjan D’Mello was promoted to full professor of finance. D'Mello joined the Wayne State faculty as an associate professor in 2001. He has published 18 articles on a broad spectrum of corporate finance topics in ...read more
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Thursday, June 15, 2017
Mike Ilitch School of Business Associate Professor Tingting Yan won the Best Reviewer Award from the Journal of Supply Chain Management (JCSM). The award will be presented at the 2017 Academy of Management conference in Atlanta in August. "This is an impressive award that shows Professor Yan's service to the discipline and the Ilitch School," said John Taylor, chair of the global supply chain ...read more
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Tuesday, June 13, 2017
The Accounting Aid Society (AAS) recognized Myles Stern, chair of the Mike Ilitch School of Business accounting department, and accounting professor Deb Habel as 2017 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Champions. Additionally, the Detroit City Council presented Wayne State University with an Award of Recognition for being a collegiate sponsor of AAS. AAS provides free income tax and credit ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Awards/Honors, Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Monday, June 05, 2017
The Delta Nu Alpha Transportation Society Nashville Chapter recently awarded scholarships to five Mike Ilitch School of Business supply chain management students. The scholarship winners were Rachel Cryanski, Karolina Kusza, John Floyd, Corbin Henderson and Rachel Jones. The total value of the scholarships won was $7,000. John C. Taylor, chair of the department of marketing and global supply ...read more
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Tuesday, April 11, 2017
At the April 7 Committee of 200 Reachout at Wayne State, three MBA students from the Mike Ilitch School of Business were presented with $10,000 awards from the C200 Foundation. Winners Maria Arpino, Ana Kostic and Olta Sota will also become members of the C200 Scholars Network, through which they will receive incomparable access to C200 members, as well as nationwide networking and learning ...read more
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