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Miller Canfield Lawyer Christopher Trebilcock Elected President of DIA's Founders Junior Council

July 14, 2011

Christopher M. Trebilcock, a principal and employment and labor lawyer in the Detroit office of the law firm of Miller Canfield, has been elected president of the Founders Junior Council (FJC), an auxiliary of the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA). 

The FJC has granted over $2M to the museum for programs, operations and capital expenditures. It is one of the DIA’s largest auxiliaries and one of the most preeminent groups in Southeast Michigan’s cultural scene.  For over three-decades, they’ve been committed to inspiring new generations of art-lover to show their support for the DIA. The FJC also sponsors events designed to educate potential collectors and enhance individual appreciation of art. These include: exclusive tours of artists’ studios, private viewings of special exhibitions and selections from the DIA’s extensive collection.

At Miller Canfield, Trebilcock is deputy leader of the Employment and Labor Group. He serves clients in federal and state employment and labor litigation, including oral arguments before the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Michigan Court of Appeals. He also manages arbitrations and administrative proceedings at the state and federal level; conducts collective bargaining negotiations; and advises clients, including school districts and universities, on all labor and employment issues.

Trebilcock earned his B.A. from Alma College and his J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law.