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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.

Free Press Looks at UIA Data Glitch and Cites Lord

From the Detroit Free Press LANSING — Records obtained by the Free Press point to a major glitch in importing data into a $47-million computer system the Unemployment Insurance Agency used to detect claimant fraud, meaning the system often...

WSWS Covers UIA Decision and Shares Lord Reaction

A three-judge panel in the Michigan Appeals Court dismissed a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of Michigan workers falsely accused of civil fraud in the notorious Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) “robo-fraud” scandal. In the July...

Free Press, News Bloomberg Cover UIA Fraud Decision

From the Detroit News Lansing — The Michigan Talent Investment Agency is asking district court judges to dismiss 186 bench warrants issued against residents who were accused of unemployment fraud and failed to appear in court to face...

Fox 17 Features Lord in UIA Update Story

MICHIGAN -- A court hearing is scheduled Friday in Detroit for a class-action lawsuit against the Unemployment Insurance Agency. Three judges in the Court of Appeals are tasked with deciding whether the case moves forward. Regardless of the outcome,...

Legal News Covers Robin Wagner's Arrival at PMP&R

From the Legal News Robin Wagner has joined Royal Oak, Mich. law firm Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers. The announcement was made by firm co-founding partner Cary McGehee. “We’re pleased to announce that Robin has joined our law firm,” said...