Duly Noted

Bodman earns Chambers USA 2020 recognition

Chambers USA has again rated Bodman PLC as one of Michigan’s top business law firms. In the 2020 edition, Chambers placed Bodman in “band one” (the highest possible level) for Banking & Finance and for Bankruptcy/Restructuring. Bodman has been ranked in  band one for Banking &?Finance continuously for more than a decade.

Chambers also ranked Bodman among Michigan’s top law firms for Corporate/M&A, Commercial Litigation, Real Estate, and Labor & Employment, and recognized the firm for expertise in Employee Benefits work.
Bodman attorneys were  recognized as leaders in seven practice areas, including:

• Banking & Finance:  Kathleen O’Callaghan Hickey, Joseph J. Kochanek, and Larry R. Shulman

• Bankruptcy/Restructuring: Robert J. Diehl, Jr. and Ralph E. McDowell

• Commercial Litigation: Dennis J. Levasseur and Joseph J. Shannon

• Corporate/M&A:  Timothy R. Damschroder, Laurence B. Deitch, and Mark W. Peters

• Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation:  David B. Walters

• Labor & Employment:  John C. Cashen and Aaron D. Graves

• Real Estate:  Nicholas P. Scavone, Jr. and Andrew Z. Spilkin

 To learn more, visit www.bodmanlaw.com.


Foster Swift launches blog about workers’ compensation

Foster Swift workers’ compensation defense attorneys Brian Goodenough (practice leader), Alicia Birach, Michael Cassar, Tyler Olney and Michael Sanders launched a blog to address the ever-evolving case law and legislative changes to workers’ compensation matters affecting employers.  Topics featured include, among others:

• The impact of COVID-19 on Michigan workers’ compensation matters, including new emergency rules surrounding first responders

• Psychiatric workers’ compensation disability claims in a pandemic environment

• Impact of executive orders on reduction and termination of benefits

•Michigan's emergency rules give personal injury presumption to "first response employees" with COVID-19

Visit miworkcompdefenseblog.com to view posts and to subscribe for future content.


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