Foster Swift attorney, Charley Janssen, was presented with the Community Foundation Philanthropy award, at the 2018 Governor’s Service Awards (GSA) ceremony on June 5.
Foster Swift welcomes attorney Andrea Badalucco to the firm. Andrea will practice in the firm’s Southfield office in the areas of civil, criminal, family law and juvenile matters.
May has been known as Senior Citizens month since 1963 when it was declared so by President Kennedy and is also recognized as National Elder Law Month by The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
Foster Swift litigation attorney, Zachary Behler, with assistance from associate attorney Hilary McDaniel, was successful in achieving a favorable settlement for a client in a case involving a faulty patent license agreement.
Litigation attorney Robert Easterly, is among more than 40 mid-Michigan business leaders and professionals competing in the 9th annual Dapper Dads challenge.
Foster Swift employment attorneys Scott Mandel and Pamela Dausman were successful in convincing the Michigan Court of Appeals to reverse and remand for entry of summary disposition in favor of a school district employee.
Foster Swift attorney John Nicolucci, with assistance from Allison Collins at the Trial Court level, convinced the Michigan Court of Appeals (COA) to reverse the Eaton County Circuit Court’s decision denying Defendant Employer’s Motion for Summary Disposition because the Worker’s Disability Compensation Act is the exclusive remedy available to injured employees.
Foster Swift litigation attorney, Thomas R. Meagher, has been inducted as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation (ABF). Tom is also a fellow of the State of Michigan Bar Foundation, the Michigan Supreme Court Advocates Guild and the Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society.
Foster Swift is pleased to announce that attorney Julie Fershtman will receive the Jean King Leadership Award from the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan (WLAM) on April 27 during its 100th anniversary Centennial Gala at the Colony Club in Detroit.
Foster Swift attorneys will be among the judges at the 2018 Central Michigan University New Venture Competition (NVC) on April 13. In its 8th year, the NVC allows teams made of CMU students the opportunity to pitch a business idea, receive feedback and possibly earn seed funding to make their vision a reality.
In an order issued March 30, 2018, the Michigan Supreme Court denied an appeal by the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department, which had argued that its gun range was exempt from the requirements of Coloma Charter Township’s zoning ordinance.
Foster Swift Labor & Employment attorney, Frank T. Mamat, was recently re-elected as Chairman of the Education Foundation for the American Society of Employers (ASE), a position he has held since 2006.
Foster Swift recently elected attorney Jennifer B. Van Regenmorter to lead its Health Care Practice Group.
Foster Swift has recently elected two new practice group leaders: Patricia J. Scott and Michael D. Homier.
How attorneys handle legal research has dramatically changed over the last two decades. Long hours of combing through aisles of bookshelves have given way to robust online libraries that are available 24/7.
The law firm of Foster Swift Collins & Smith, PC has elected officers to serve on its executive committee for 2018. The officers are: Michael D. Sanders, Scott A. Chernich, Douglas A. Mielock, Brian J. Renaud, Anne M. Seurynck and Brent A. Titus.
Foster Swift litigation attorney Scott L Mandel was recently granted membership to the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA.)
Foster Swift attorney, David R. Russell was named co-leader of the firm’s litigation practice group. He joins current co-leader, Paul J. Millenbach.
Foster Swift attorney Katila Howard was recently appointed to the Planning Commission for the City of Novi. Her term will last from January 2018 until June 2019.