Butzel Long announces shareholders

Butzel Long has announced that two attorneys have been elected shareholders in the firm's Ann Arbor and New York offices including Lynn McGuire in the Ann Arbor office and Robin Levitt Topol in the New York office.

Previously, McGuire was a senior attorney and Topol was Of Counsel to the firm.

"Lynn and Robin are exceptional attorneys in key practice areas within the firm," said Justin Klimko, president, Butzel Long.

"Their depth and breadth of experience complement our team approach to provide our clients with superior resources and services everyday."

McGuire concentrates her practice in the area of employee benefits law. Before joining Butzel Long, McGuire was a partner in a private practice, providing services to various fiduciaries including fringe benefit fund sponsors and boards, creating fringe benefit trust funds, plan documents, summary plan descriptions, summaries of material modifications and other ERISA notices.

She has managed complex civil litigation matters, including ERISA-based fiduciary liability claims, prohibited transactions, and pension investment litigation.

She has counseled fiduciaries facing mergers, plant closings, and plan terminations and has represented many clients in Department of Labor audits and investigations.

She is admitted to practice in the States of Ohio and Michigan. McGuire serves on the board of the Washtenaw Area Council for Children.

Published: Thu, Jan 20, 2011