Foster Swift Attorneys Named President and Executive Vice President of the Jewish Bar Association of Michigan
Southfield, Mich. — The Jewish Bar Association of Michigan (JBAM) elected two Foster Swift attorneys to executive board positions at its annual meeting on June 26, 2017. Jonathan H. Schwartz was elected to serve as JBAM's President, and Frank T. Mamat was elected Executive Vice President. Both lawyers practice from Foster Swift's Detroit and Southfield offices.
Co-founded in 2014, JBAM is the go-to organization for the legal needs of the Jewish Community. Recognized by the State Bar of Michigan as a special purpose bar association, with hundreds of attorneys, judges, and legal professionals among its members, JBAM provides legal assistance and referrals, and hosts social, educational and charitable activities throughout the State of Michigan.
Mamat is one of the nation’s preeminent labor law attorneys, and focuses his practice on complex labor issues. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America, Michigan Super Lawyers, dBusiness magazine's Top Lawyers, The American Lawyer Top Lawyers, Crain's Detroit Business Best Lawyers, and The American Registry's Top Lawyers in Michigan.
Schwartz's litigation and transactional practice is focused on representing entrepreneurs, companies and charities in a variety of business, commercial, employment, real estate, and entertainment matters. He has been frequently recognized for his professional and community accomplishments, including being named one of the Oakland County Executive's Elite 40 Under 40, an "Up and Coming" Lawyer by Michigan Lawyers Weekly, a member of the Detroit Jewish News' 36 Under 36 inaugural class, and the recipient of the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association's "One to Watch" award.