From Michigan Public Radio Amidst the headlines about Attorney General Schuette’s criminal investigation and charges filed in the Flint water disaster, there is another legal story unfolding. Four separate civil lawsuits were filed on behalf of thousands of Flint residents between November of last year and this past April. And, as we mark one year
By Sheila Pursglove Legal News Attorney Cary McGehee helped organize and was an adult mentor for a group of Metro Detroit high school students, of different races, national origins, religions and socio-economic backgrounds, who took a 10-day “Freedom Tour” bus trip to the Deep South in June. “This journey was an opportunity for the youth
Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers Partner Cary McGehee was a featured guest Sunday, September 4 on Chuck Stokes’ WXYZ TV 7 “Spotlight on the News” program to discuss her mentorship and involvement in the 2016 Freedom Tour. You can see the entire interview here.
Royal Oak, Mich., August 23, 2016 – Royal Oak attorney Michael Pitt was recently selected Vice President of Public Justice. Public Justice is a Washington, D.C.-based national public interest firm of 14 lawyers which fights injustices through precedent setting and socially significant individual and class action litigation. More at PublicJustice.net. Pitt is co-founder of Pitt
From the Detroit News: Warren — A former city planner who resigned nearly two years ago is awaiting a federal judge’s decision on a whistleblower lawsuit that alleges Warren officials forced him out of the job. Kenneth Bouchard, who served as planner from January 2011 to August 2014, said his colleagues used tactics to induce
WARREN, Mich. (WJBK) – He blew the whistle on his boss while working for the city of Warren, but claims he paid the price when he questioned what he believed was illegal activity. Meet Ken Bouchard. He worked for the city of Warren coordinating tax delinquent property so the city could sell them in foreclosure.
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