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Michael Pitt Honored by WSU Law School

[caption id="attachment_653" align="alignleft" width="270"]Wayne State University Law School Dean Jocelyn Benson, right, presents Huntington Woods resident and lawyer Michael Pitt, left, with an award Sept. 28 during the 2013 Treasure of Detroit Gala. (Photo by Shawn Starkey) Wayne State University Law School Dean Jocelyn Benson, right, presents Huntington Woods resident and lawyer Michael Pitt, (far left with wife Peggy) with an award Sept. 28 during the 2013 Treasure of Detroit Gala. (Photo by Shawn Starkey)[/caption] Wayne State University Law School honored Pitt McGehee Palmer Rivers & Golden founder and Partner Michael Pitt for his contributions to the school at its "Treasure of Detroit Gala", on September 28 Pitt was one of four alumni who the school honored for their achievements in the legal field and contributions to the school. The "Treasure of Detroit Gala" has helped Wayne State honor the legal profession since 1998, as well as celebrate the growth of the law school. You can read the story and a profile of Pitt's experience with WSU here.

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.