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Michael Pitt Featured in ICLE Monthly Mentor

In the latest "Monthly Mentor," the newsletter of ICLE, Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers Partner Michael Pitt was featured in a column entitled "What I Wish I Knew Then: Review Client Records Before Taking the Case." Pitt share that experienced employment attorneys all have anecdotes about what they discovered about a claimant/plaintiff by subpoenaing medical, psychiatric, school, and former employer records. These records may contain damaging admissions attributable to your client-to-be, such as that he or she is in over his or her head in the new position, has lied to the employer on an important topic, has made a false claim of harassment to set up the employer for a lawsuit, or has been hallucinating at work or become psychotic. Admissions like these can quickly kill a client's claim for damages against a current or former employer. You can read the entire ICLE column here.

Global Media Seeks Out Pitt During DeBoer-Rowse Trial

Michael Pitt, Partner with Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers, was a much sought after and much quoted participant in the recently concluded Detroit trial determining the fate of Michigan gays who want to marry. Pitt, who represents Oakland County...

Palmer Named as 2014 'Leader in the Law'

Michigan Lawyers Weekly has chosen Pitt McGehee Rivers & Palmer Partner Robert Palmer as one of 30 lawyers in the state named to the “Leaders in the Law” Class of 2014. Chosen from dozens of nominations, Palmer and 2014 Leaders were viewed...