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150 West Jefferson
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Detroit, Michigan 48226, United States
Contact: Carol Lundberg, Manager, Global Branding and Media
Phone: 313.496.7813
Fax: 313.496.7500
Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Business Torts
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Construction Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Education
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  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
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  • Immigration Law
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  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
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  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
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  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • Florida
  • Illinois
  • Michigan
  • New York
  • Ohio
Other Countries
  • Canada
  • China
  • Mexico
  • Poland
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

U.S. Blocking of Broadcom's Takeover of Qualcomm Signals More Expansive CFIUS Reviews

Singapore-based Broadcom Ltd. attempted to acquire U.S.-based Qualcomm Inc. through a hostile takeover. Qualcomm is a leading company and key U.S. player in 5G network development, which is the fifth generation wireless…more
 /  Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade

Supreme Court Rejects Argument that FLSA Exemptions Should Be Narrowly Construed

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court held that automobile service advisors are exempt from overtime rules under the Fair Labor Standards Act. While the opinion, which was issued on April 2, 2018, will certainly impact car…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

New Law Consolidates Tax Increment Authorities, Imposes New Reporting Requirements

Tax increment authorities and municipalities face new transparency and reporting requirements under a recently signed law. The Recodified Tax Increment Financing Act, 2018 PA 57 (“Act 57”) was signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on…more
 /  Real Estate - Commercial, Real Estate - Residential, Taxation, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

AV Accidents: Consumers Want Clarity on Liability

The rapid evolution of automated driving systems (ADS) is bringing radical change to government regulations, industry practices, the potential obsolescence of human drivers and will also change the legal landscape for consumers,…more
 /  Products Liability, Science, Computers, & Technology, Transportation

NLRB Vacates Hy-Brand Joint Employer Decision

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has revived a broad, union-friendly joint employer test, at least for now. In December 2017, the board issued its decision in Hy-Brand Industrial Contractors, which put in place a narrow…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

USCIS Outlines Tougher Requirements for Third-Party Placement for H-1B Workers

Reporting requirements for employers increased this week with regard to third-party placement of H-1B foreign workers. Previously, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) required H-1B employers to provide…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Immigration Law, Labor & Employment Law

Supreme Court Reaffirms Rejection of Inferences in Retiree Health Benefit Dispute

The U.S. Supreme Court has reversed a U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals decision holding that that former employees of CNH Industrial N.V. were entitled to lifetime, vested healthcare benefits. The opinion, issued yesterday,…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

School District Finalizes Deal for Renewable Energy Partnership

Flushing Community Schools recently finalized a public-private partnership (P3) project with solar power company Standard Solar Inc. This transaction, the first-of-its-kind for a public school in Michigan, is anticipated to…more
 /  Education, Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law

Michigan to Enact the Uniform Commercial Real Estate Receivership Act

A commercial real estate receiver’s powers will be clarified when Michigan’s Uniform Commercial Real Estate Receivership Act (the “Act”) becomes effective in May. The legislation, signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on Feb. 6, 2018,…more
 /  Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Commercial

Recent Legislation Further Limits School District Options in Connection with the Sale of Excess Property

Legislation enacted in 2017 and amended last month significantly expands the range of prohibitions on a school district’s ability to influence the future use of real property that it sells or transfers. When disposing of real…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Education, Elections & Politics, Real Estate - Residential, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

IRS Safe-Harbor to Calculate Federal Income Tax Credits for Research Expenses

A taxpayer may claim a credit against its federal income tax liability for research expenses paid or incurred during the tax year. The definitions of research expenses for financial reporting purposes and federal income tax…more
 /  Business Organizations, Science, Computers, & Technology, Taxation

Compliance Deadline Approaching to Comply with EU’s New Data Protection Regulations

On May 25, 2018, the European Union’s new data privacy regulation, known as the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (“GDPR”), will become effective. Not only does the GDPR regulate processing personal…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade, Privacy

Big Incentives Available for Opportunity Zone Investments

Investors got some great news in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which enables them to delay paying the tax on capital gains. If a taxpayer generates a capital gain and invests that amount in a qualified opportunity fund within 180…more
 /  Securities Law, Taxation

Time to Plan for Fiscal Year 2019 H-1B Cap Season

H-1B petitions subject to the Fiscal Year 2019 cap (FY 2019) must be received by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) during the first five days of April 2018. As April 1 falls on a Sunday in 2018, employers should…more
 /  Immigration Law, Labor & Employment Law

Big Changes to Ontario Labour and Employment Laws

Employers with operations in Ontario should be aware of some newly enacted changes to the Employment Standards Act. On Nov. 22, 2017, the Province of Ontario introduced the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 (“Act”). This…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law
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