Firm hosts Education Leadership Forum


The Butzel Long Education Industry Team hosted an Education Leadership Forum on Thursday, Sept. 26, at the firm’s Detroit office. The discussion focused on student discipline, Title IX, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and faculty tenure issues as well as other emerging issues in education. Featured guest panelists included (seated, left to right) Jeff Steele, general counsel, Macomb Community College; Gloria Hage, senior associate general counsel, The University of Michigan; Monica Barbour, university secretary and senior attorney the University of Detroit Mercy; and Phyllis Hurks-Hill, senior legal counsel, Detroit Public Schools.  Butzel Long attorneys in attendance included (standing, left to right) Jim Rosenfeld, Thomas Shaevsky, Kaveh Kashef, Hannah Treppa, Justice Kurtis Wilder, Donald Miller, John Hancock Jr., Michael Griffie, Lynn McGuire, Craig Schwartz, Daniel Tukel, chair of Butzel Long’s Labor, Employment, and Employee Benefits Law Department; and Carey DeWitt.

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