Kenneth Bouchard, who is suing the city of Warren where he worked in the Planning Department, and his attorney, Jennifer Lord. Ray Skowronek–The Macomb Daily By Norb Franz, The Macomb Daily A former Warren city employee who filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the municipality claims he was a victim of a “campaign” to terminate him
From the August 3 Observer and Eccentric Jennifer Lord, of Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers, has been named by Michigan Lawyers Weekly as one of its “2016 Women in the Law.” The publication makes its annual selection of 30 leading female Michigan attorneys based on excellence and success in the practice of the law, commitment
Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers Partner Jennifer Lord has been selected as one of 2016 Women in the Law by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. Lord was honored September 16 at the legal newpaper’s seventh annual luncheon and awards celebrating those who “have made meaningful and inspiring contributions to the legal community.” Lord and her fellow awardees
Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers Founding Partner Cary McGehee was named Vice-Chair of the Local Rules Advisory Committee of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan on June 6, 2016 for a one-year term. “The fact that the court has frequently adopted the Committee’s recommendations is an indication of the exemplary
Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers Partner Jennifer Lord has been chosen as one of 14 Detroit area litigators featured in a recent Crain’s Detroit Business story on lead attorneys behind recent major court action. She was chosen based on her work leading the class action suit against the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency. You can read the
From the Detroit Free Press LANSING, MI ‑‑ Months after Grand Rapids resident Jonna Ferguson stopped collecting unemployment in the mail, she got a letter saying she owned the state $20,000. “Opening a letter that says that I had defrauded the state of Michigan, it was shocking. It was like ‘what did I do, I
From the Detroit Free Press Two dozen students wielded rakes, brooms and garbage bags Saturday as they cleaned up Viola Liuzzo Park in northwest Detroit. The group plans to travel in June to the Deep South, then spend a week touring sites of civil rights history including one that memorializes Liuzzo’s tragic death in 1965.
Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers Attorney Jennifer Lord was recently interviewed by Crain’s Detroit Business, discussing that “92 percent of (Unemployment Insurance) fraud didn’t do anything wrong.” You can read the entire Crain’s Story here.
This summer from June 19-29, 25 area high school students will be travelling via bus though the Deep South. As part of the 2016 Freedom Tour, these students will experience and learn the history of the U.S. civil rights movement through visits to its landmarks and institutions and multiple interactions with many who led, participated
Wayne State University is appealing a jury verdict received by veterinary professor Dr. Karen Hrapkiewicz in an age discrimination action handled by firm co-founder Michael Pitt. Earlier this year, a Wayne County Circuit Court jury awarded Dr. Hrapkiewicz $300,000 plus attorney fees and costs. Dr. Hrapkiewicz had been employed as a clinical veterinarian at Wayne