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Miller Canfield Lawyer Michael Traison Presents at International Women Associates Event

November 7, 2011

Miller Canfield principal Michael H. Traison (Chicago & Detroit offices) recently spoke to the European Group of the International Women Associates in Chicago for the program, “Poland in the Heart of the Jews and the Jews in the Heart of Poland: why we love to hate each other.”  The two-hour presentation covered the history of Poland, with specific focus on the 19th and 20th centuries, and included an extensive and engaging question and answer period among the 50 mostly European participants and Traison.

Traison is an American Jewish lawyer who is dedicated to continuing the dialogue of Polish-Jewish relations and represents clients throughout the world with special focus on Israel and Eastern European Countries.

International Women Associates (IWA) is a Chicago educational organization of women from around the world, which promotes cultural exchange, dialogue, and friendship. By creating links among diverse people and other organizations, IWA advocates for global understanding and universal human rights, especially those of women and girls.

At Miller Canfield, Traison specializes in helping businesses solve their commercial and financial problems including bankruptcy and restructuring as well as providing expertise in international trade & export controls, representing clients in Israel, Poland, the Czech Republic and other areas of Eastern Europe. He received both his M.Ed. and Ph.B. from Wayne State University and his J.D. from Michigan State University College of Law. He resides in Chicago and West Bloomfield, Michigan.