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Channing Robinson-Holmes Joins Firm as Attorney

Channing Robinson began working as a law clerk at the firm in October 2015 while she was still in law school. Since that time, she has devoted innumerable hours to the firm's class actions against Michigan's Unemployment Insurance Agency, as well as the firm's several class actions filed on behalf of those affected by the Flint Water Crisis. She has also assisted in many of the firm's civil rights cases, including discrimination cases based on age, national origin, sex, race and disability, cases alleging retaliation and sexual harassment, and violations of the Family Medical Leave Act and the Fair Labor Standards Act. Prior to clerking for the firm, Robinson interned at the Sugar Law Center for Social & Economic Justice, the Center for Civil Justice, and Goodman Kalahar, P.C. She is an active member of the National Lawyers Guild and a consistent and vocal advocate of social justice. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan where she majored in English Literature and minored in European History. She went on to graduate from Wayne State University Law School in 2016. During law school, Robinson served on the Executive Board of the law school's The Journal of Law in Society. Robinson and her husband, Buddy Holmes, enjoy traveling, attending sporting events and spending time with their family, friends, and three dogs.

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...

Robin Wagner Joins PMP&R as Associate

The firm is pleased to announce that Robin Wagner has joined our firm as an associate. Before joining the firm, Robin served as a law clerk for the Hon. Judith E. Levy of the Eastern District of Michigan. And prior to clerking for Judge Levy, Robin...

Morris Dees Honored as Champion of Justice by MCHR

The Michigan Coalition for Human Rights (MCHR) recognized the lifetime efforts of iconic civil rights attorney Morris Dees at its recent annual dinner held at Marygrove College in Detroit. Cary McGehee, firm co-founder and longtime MCHR Chair,...

Renowned Attorney Morris Dees Honored by MCHR

Cary McGehee presents Champion of Justice Award to Morris Dees at MCHR annual dinner.[/caption] The Michigan Coalition for Human Rights (MCHR) recognized the lifetime efforts of iconic civil rights attorney Morris Dees at its recent annual dinner...