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Pitt Continues Fight for Clerk During Michigan Gay Marriage Debate

Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers Partner Michael Pitt's legal battle to gain justice for Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown's right to issue gay marriage licenses continues amidst the current April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse courtroom fight over Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage and adoption. In a recent edition of the Detroit Free Press, Pitt responded to calls to put the issue before voters. "Voters shouldn't be allowed to pass discriminatory laws," Pitt told the Free Press. If the people of the state of Michigan had voted to ban interracial marriages, I don't think we would be here today." You can read the entire story here.

Pitt McGehee Hosts Sold Out Morris Dees Lecture

A standing-room-only crowd of more than 300 came to hear civil rights icon Morris Dees speak Monday, April 13, at Wayne State University Law School. Dees, who is widely celebrated for his work with the Southern Poverty Law Center, which he...

Rivers Joins ACLU Suit on Behalf of Female Inmates

Grand Rapids, Mich. Dec. 4 - Beth Rivers, a partner with Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers, has joined the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan in filing suit against Muskegon County in federal court on behalf of eight female jail inmates who...

Michael Pitt Addresses Tort Reform in Legal News

Michael Pitt, a founding member and managing partner of Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers as well as past president of the Michigan Association for Justice, was interviewed in a special column by the LegalNews in November on Tort Reform.   The...

Michael Pitt Receives Champion of Justice Award

[caption id="attachment_954" align="alignleft" width="300"] (L) Thomas Rombach, 2014-15 SBM President, (C) Michael PItt and (R) Brian Einhorn, 2013-14 SBM President.[/caption] Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers Managing Partner Michael Pitt received...