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Sexton sppointed as president-elect to the 2022 LMA Board of Directors

The Legal Marketing Association (LMA), which represents thousands of legal marketing and business development professionals around the globe, is pleased to announce that Roy Sexton has been appointed President-Elect to the 2022 LMA Board of Directors. His appointment becomes effective January 1, 2022.

Sexton is the director of marketing at Clark Hill, where he helps lead marketing, branding and communications efforts, collaborating with the firm’s exceptional team of marketing and business development professionals. Sexton has nearly 20 years of experience in marketing, communications, business and strategic planning. He has been heavily involved in LMA as a regional and international leader and serves on numerous nonprofit boards and committees, including the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Ann Arbor, Royal Starr Film Festival, Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit and encoremichigan.com. Sexton earned his Bachelor’s degree from Wabash College and holds two master’s degrees from an MA in theatre from The Ohio State University (M.A., Theatre) and the University of Michigan (MBA). He is also a published author with two books, “Reel Roy Reviews,” Volumes 1 and 2, taken from his blog of the same name, www.reelroyreviews.com.

“I am honored to serve on the 2022 LMA Board of Directors, and I look forward to the opportunity to help guide the association’s important work,” said Sexton. “LMA will continue to provide outstanding programming and opportunities for professional development and networking to our members and advocate for our profession, locally, regionally and internationally.”


State Bar Antitrust Section to conduct online forum

The Antitrust, Franchising, and Trade Regulation Section of the State Bar of Michigan will host its Annual Forum online Thursday, January 20, from 6 to 8 p.m. via Zoom.

Guest speaker Thomas Ayres of Witmer, Karp, Warner, & Ryan in Boston will discuss the development of the independent contractor/employee issue in franchising before the introduction of the PRO Act in Congress last winter and how the PRO Act may change the analysis of the independent contractor/employee issue in franchising if passed.

For any questions about the Forum or to obtain the Zoom link, contact Mark Burzych at 517-381-3159, mburzych@fsbrlaw.com; or  Howard Lederman at 248-639-4696, hledermanlaw@gmail.com.

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