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McGehee Named Vice Chair of Local US District Court Rules Committee

Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers Founding Partner Cary McGehee was named Vice-Chair of the Local Rules Advisory Committee of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan on June 6, 2016 for a one-year term. "The fact that the court has frequently adopted the Committee's recommendations is an indication of the exemplary service (Cary) and her colleagues have given to the Court," said Chief Judge Denise Page Hood. McGehee's term will expire on June 30, 2017.

M. Pitt Cited in MLive Report on Midland Area Couple's Claim Filed Against the Federal Energy Resource Commission in Edenville Dam Collapse

Michael Pitt was quoted in MLive coverage of the claim filed against the Federal Energy Commission by a Midland Couple for property and personal damages caused by flooding after the collapse of the Edenville Dam in May 2020. The firm is representing Dan and Cathy Miller and filed a $1.25 million claim under the Federal Tort Claims Act. Read entire article here.

Midland Daily News -- "Lawsuit Blames State Agencies for Dam Failures"

Mike Pitt, Ted Leopold and Paul Stephen were referenced as plaintiffs' attorneys in a Midland Daily News report on the lawsuit filed June 25 in the Michigan Court of Claims. The coverage notes that the suit's 15 plaintiffs owned property and homes which were damaged or destroyed in the May 19 Midland area flooding caused by the collapse of the Edenville Dam. Read full article here.