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Image related to Bobby Murkowski to Serve as Detroit Bar Association President-Elect

Bobby Murkowski has been elected to serve a one-year term as president-elect of the Detroit Bar Association. Murkowski was sworn in on Aug. 13, 2020, by Wayne County Circuit Court Chief Judge Timothy M. Kenny at the association's annual meeting. He will serve as president in the 2021-2022 term.

Bobby is a principal in Miller Canfield’s Detroit office. He is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group and co-leader of its Automotive team. He represents clients in various complex commercial, corporate, antitrust, class action, tort, product liability and criminal defense matters in both federal and state courts and arbitrations.

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Image related to Welcoming Megan Baxter-Labut

We're happy to welcome Megan Baxter-Labut to our Bankruptcy Group. She'll be based in Detroit.

Megan's practice focuses on bankruptcy, insolvency, and commercial lending enforcement and litigation. She also has experience representing financial institutions and has participated in structuring, negotiating and documenting secured and unsecured commercial loans.

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Image related to Congratulations to Our Clients on a Historic Detroit Project!

Miller Canfield congratulates its clients, the City of Detroit, and the Detroit Brownfield Redevelopment Authority on the successful assembly of nearly 215 acres of property—without the use of eminent domain—that will enable Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to move forward with its highly publicized Mack Assembly project. FCA plans to invest $2.5 billion in the project, where it will build new versions of the Jeep Grand Cherokee, creating approximately 5,000 jobs.

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Image related to Pictures from Client Skate Day at Little Caesars Arena

We were pleased to welcome clients, colleagues, friends and family to a night of skating and hospitality at our annual Client Skate at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit on March 18. A friendly hockey game featuring Miller Canfield attorneys and clients started the action before the ice was opened to friends and family for an open skate. Check out a Google Photos album of the event here.

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Image related to Wayne County Project Named Finalist in "Deal of the Year" Awards

We were honored to serve as bond counsel to Wayne County in connection with its deal to fund a $533 million criminal justice complex in partnership with the Michigan Finance Authority. The deal has now been named the Midwest Region Deal of the Year in The Bond Buyer, and is a finalist in the national 17th Annual Deal of the Year awards.

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Image related to Two New Attorneys Expand Our Immigration Practice

We're pleased to announce that two immigration attorneys have joined the firm in our Detroit office, part of a strategic vision to serve clients' current and future needs in immigration matters. Lu (Kevin) Wang and Elizabeth Boyda Baker joined the firm on July 30, 2018.

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Image related to Miller Canfield Attorneys Host Panels and Hold Office Hours to Provide Entrepreneurs Free Legal Help During Detroit Startup Week

Miller Canfield attorneys will offer free legal help to new and aspiring business owners during Detroit Startup Week, June 18-22, 2018.

Miller Canfield and other prominent Detroit law firms and legal departments will host the fourth annual Small Business Legal Academy (SBLA), just one of the many offerings during Startup Week, presenting free legal panels on key topics that startups need to know, including intellectual property, employment, tax, funding and real property issues.

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Image related to We're Ready for The Corner Ballpark!

We're very excited for the opening of The Corner Ballpark and the role we played in helping to revitalize the former site of Tiger Stadium. Thom Linn served on the Old Tiger Stadium Conservancy and along with David Mitchell played a crucial role in conceiving, funding and implementing the plans for the site. 

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Image related to Richard Walawender Appointed Honorary Consul of Poland in Detroit

Miller Canfield attorney Richard Walawender has been appointed Honorary Consul of Poland in Detroit. The appointment marks the first time in nearly 70 years that Detroit has been home to a Polish consulate.

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“If you move here, you move the world.”

That is the message in Detroit’s bid to attract Amazon to the vibrant city that has been our headquarters for 165 years. And we wholeheartedly agree.

We understand the appeal for those who want to come to Detroit and to all of the downtowns we call home. In fact, the appeal is so strong that we never left. We welcome the wave of new businesses that have opened in Detroit in recent years, and are excited to continue our relationship with the city that has always been our home and has shaped who we are as a firm.

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