Michigan Lawyers Weekly, in its September 15 edition, provided a detailed summary of the lawsuit filed under FLSA guidelines claiming Exotic Dancers at Deja Vu Nightclubs were being mis-classified as independent contractors. The attorneys filing the suit included Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers partner, Megan Bonanni. The suit resulted in a $6.55 million settlement.
Michael Pitt discusses his social justice background and motivation in an announcement posted by Public Justice on his selection as its president for a one-year term
M. Pitt was cited by MLive in its coverage of August 1 U.S. District Court ruling on Flint class action
Michigan Radio/NPR -- "Flint Water Class Action Lawsuit Moves Forward, but Gov. Snyder Dropped as Defendant"
Michael Pitt and Ted Leopold were cited by Michigan Radio/NPR in its story on Judge Levy's ruling in the Flint class action:
Mike Pitt and Ted Leopold were quoted in WLUC/NBC/Upper Michigan's coverage of the federal court ruling in the Flint Class Action:
Mike Pitt was cited in a Detroit News story on the Flint Class Action ruling
Ted Leopold and Mike Pitt were cited in the National Law Journal's coverage of federal court decision in Flint class action:
Michael Pitt was quoted in a Legal News story on the firm's new Nassar cases and approaching deadline for making related claims:
Michael Pitt was interviewed on July 19, 2018 by Cynthia Canty on Michigan Radio's Stateside program regarding the firm's representation of Nassar victims, details relating to the Nassar Victim Fund(s) and new state laws reviving time-barred civil claims
Michael Pitt was cited in Michigan Radio/NPR coverage of July 11 hearing on Flint class actions
Mike Pitt was interviewed by WJRT/ABC 12/Flint in two linked segments reporting on the July 11 Ann Arbor hearing regarding Flint Water Crisis-related class action lawsuits
Michael Pitt was quoted in MLive coverage of July 11 hearing on Flint water crisis-related class actions
WNEM/CBS/Flint-Saginaw -- "Defense Attorneys Argue Class Action Lawsuits for Water Crisis are Invalid"(2:03)
Flint legal team member Bill Goodman was interviewed by television station WNEM/CBS at July 11 hearing in Ann Arbor.
Mike Pitt was cited by Detroit News in its coverage of July 11 hearing on Flint water crisis-related class action lawsuits.
Michigan Radio/NPR -- "Federal Judge to Consider Requests to Dismiss Flint Water Crisis Class Action Lawsuit"
Michael Pitt was cited by Michigan Radio/NPR in a news report on the upcoming July 11 U.S. District Court hearing on Flint Water Crisis-related class action lawsuits.
M. Pitt & R. Wagner were cited by MLive in its coverage of two complaints the firm has filed in Genesee County Circuit Court
MLive -- "Deadly State Police Cases More Likely in Black Communities, Lawsuit Claims"
The Oakland Press -- "Royal Oak Attorney Wins Champion of Justice Award"
Legal News reported Michael Pitt's selection as MAJ's Champion of Justice
Jennifer Lord was cited by Crain's Detroit Business (June 11 edition) in its coverage of the Tim Leuliette severance-pay scandal
Legal News -- "Jennifer Lord on Finding Balance When Hiring Employees"
Beth Rivers was cited by Michigan Lawyers Weekly in a June 4, 2018 story on the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Epic Systems Corp. vs. Lewis regarding employment agreements, compulsory arbitration and class action bans.