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Bonanni Recognized in Legal News for Women in Law Honor

Nine of the 30 Michigan attorneys on the 2015 Women in the Law list recently released by Michigan Lawyers Weekly are alumnae of Wayne State University Law School. And that includes Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers partner, Megan Bonanni. The awards program recognizes high-achieving women lawyers in Michigan and their accomplishments, according to the publication. The 30 attorneys will be formally honored during a Sept. 10 luncheon in Troy, where the honorees will choose one 2015 Woman of the Year by secret ballot. An upcoming special section of Michigan Lawyers Weekly will feature the 30 lawyers on the list. You can see the entire list and story here.

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.