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Claybrook Discusses GM Cobalt Issues at Pitt Sponsored Lecture

[caption id="attachment_789" align="alignleft" width="300"]Dean Robb and Joan Claybrook Dean Robb and Joan Claybrook[/caption] At the Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers sponsored Dean Robb Lecture of the Public Justice Foundation at the Wayne State Law School, GM's Cobalt problems drove the news as auto safety pioneer Joan Claybrook gave the keynote address, April 2. Claybrook told students and members of the public about the evolution of auto-safety advocacy and the importance of public interest law. Michael Pitt, Public Justice Executive Committee Member, is managing partner of the firm and a Wayne State alumnus and put the series together to honor Robb, 1982-1983 Public Justice President and a 1949 Wayne Law alumnus, noted civil rights attorney and social activist. You can read Ms. Claybrook's address here. You can also read coverage of the address from the Legal News here.

Pitt McGehee Hosts Sold Out Morris Dees Lecture

A standing-room-only crowd of more than 300 came to hear civil rights icon Morris Dees speak Monday, April 13, at Wayne State University Law School. Dees, who is widely celebrated for his work with the Southern Poverty Law Center, which he...

Rivers Joins ACLU Suit on Behalf of Female Inmates

Grand Rapids, Mich. Dec. 4 - Beth Rivers, a partner with Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers, has joined the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan in filing suit against Muskegon County in federal court on behalf of eight female jail inmates who...

Michael Pitt Addresses Tort Reform in Legal News

Michael Pitt, a founding member and managing partner of Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers as well as past president of the Michigan Association for Justice, was interviewed in a special column by the LegalNews in November on Tort Reform.   The...

Michael Pitt Receives Champion of Justice Award

[caption id="attachment_954" align="alignleft" width="300"] (L) Thomas Rombach, 2014-15 SBM President, (C) Michael PItt and (R) Brian Einhorn, 2013-14 SBM President.[/caption] Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers Managing Partner Michael Pitt received...