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Lawsuits filed on behalf of former UM Flint Administrator Heather Johnson

Detroit Free Press, The Michigan Times, Michigan Radio and WNEM-TV have reported on the lawsuit(s) filed by Megan Bonanni and Robin Wagner on behalf of former UM Flint Administrator Heather Johnson:

 

Detroit Free Press -- "She Says UM Flint Fired Her for Pushing for LGBQTA Resources"

The Michigan Times (UM Flint Campus Newspaper) -- "Former CGS Director Files Lawsuit Against University, Chancellor and Vice Chancellor" 

Michigan Radio/NPR -- "Former UM Flint employee Alleges Retaliation for Advocating for LGBQT Resources"

WNEM-TV/CBS -- "Former UM Flint Gender and Sexuality Center Director Files Lawsuit, Says She Was Fired Unfairly"/1:54
 

M. Pitt Cited in MLive Report on Midland Area Couple's Claim Filed Against the Federal Energy Resource Commission in Edenville Dam Collapse

Michael Pitt was quoted in MLive coverage of the claim filed against the Federal Energy Commission by a Midland Couple for property and personal damages caused by flooding after the collapse of the Edenville Dam in May 2020. The firm is representing Dan and Cathy Miller and filed a $1.25 million claim under the Federal Tort Claims Act. Read entire article here.

Midland Daily News -- "Lawsuit Blames State Agencies for Dam Failures"

Mike Pitt, Ted Leopold and Paul Stephen were referenced as plaintiffs' attorneys in a Midland Daily News report on the lawsuit filed June 25 in the Michigan Court of Claims. The coverage notes that the suit's 15 plaintiffs owned property and homes which were damaged or destroyed in the May 19 Midland area flooding caused by the collapse of the Edenville Dam. Read full article here.