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

From the Legal News Robin WagnerRobin 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 McGehee. "She is a talented attorney with a remarkable and varied professional background." Prior to joining the firm, Wagner served in federal courts as law clerk for the Hon. Judith E. Levy in the Eastern District of Michigan and the Hon. Michael H. Dolinger in the Southern District of New York. Before she became an attorney, Wagner served as associate dean, dean and vice president at several universities. In those positions, she was responsible for curriculum development, directed foreign study programs in Asia and conducted strategic planning activities at the University of Chicago. Read the entire article 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,...