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DBusiness Announces Hiring of Two New Firm Associates

DBusiness Story Rachael Kohl and Melissa Brown have joined the Royal Oak-based law firm Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers as associate attorneys. Previously, Kohl clerked for Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers and interned for Chief Judge Robert Colombo Jr. of the Third Circuit Court of Michigan. In addition, she is a member of Ann Arbor Civic Theatre and other performing groups. Kohl, of Novi, received her Bachelor of Science in sociology and Spanish from the University of Michigan and her juris doctor from Wayne State University Law School. Brown worked for elected federal and state officials in Detroit and Lansing. She serves as vice chair for the City of Lincoln Park's Economic Development Corp. Brown, of Lincoln Park, earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science and journalism from the University of Michigan-Dearborn and her juris doctor from Wayne State University Law School.

WSU Professor Awarded $300K in Age Discrimination Case

[caption id="attachment_1378" align="alignleft" width="225"] Dr. Karen Hrapkiewicz[/caption] Wayne State University is appealing a jury verdict received by veterinary professor Dr. Karen Hrapkiewicz in an age discrimination action handled by firm...

McGehee Featured on WXYZ TV Spotlight Program

Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers Partner Cary McGehee was featured on the April 17 edition of WXYZ TV 7's Spotlight on the News program to discuss class action lawsuits the firm has filed as a result of the Flint water crisis. Spotlight on the...

New Class-Action Lawsuits Filed By Flint Residents

Complaint in Genesee County Circuit Court asks for Injunction against Water Shut-offs, Declaration that Water Users who Received Dangerous Water are Not Responsible for Paying Bills FLINT, Mich., Jan. 19, 2016-- A group of Flint residents have...

Crain's Detroit Business Discusses UIA Suit with Lord

From Crain's Detroit Business, Dec. 6 in a story by Chad Halcom About three years ago, the state launched its Michigan Integrated Data Automated System, which is able to cross-check benefit claimants against other computer records and flag events...