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Pitt Led Wayne County Wrongful Termination Suit Featured in Detroit Free Press

Michael Pitt's wrongful termination lawsuit on behalf of former Wayne County employee Taylor Segue was front and center in a recent Detroit Free Press article detailing the ongoing battle involving former Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano and target at former development chief Turkia Mullin. In the article, the Free Press discussed Pitt's arguing that the way Mullin's severance was engineered was proof of her "insatiable greed." "Throughout her time with Wayne County, Mullin took advantage of her position as the county's chief development officer to work inside deals to get her more and more compensation," Pitt wrote in court pleadings this week. "Her efforts to strong-arm Segue were consistent with this pattern of using her exalted insider status to financially reward herself." Pitt wants Wayne County Circuit Judge John Murphy to compel Mullin and Elder to answer questions about the severance. Read the entire Free Press story here

Free Press Discusses UIA Fraud with PMP&R's Lord

From the Detroit Free Press LANSING, MI ‑‑ Months after Grand Rapids resident Jonna Ferguson stopped collecting unemployment in the mail, she got a letter saying she owned the state $20,000. "Opening a letter that says that I had defrauded the...

McGehee and MCHR Prepare for Freedom Tour

From the Detroit Free Press Two dozen students wielded rakes, brooms and garbage bags Saturday as they cleaned up Viola Liuzzo Park in northwest Detroit. The group plans to travel in June to the Deep South, then spend a week touring sites of civil...

WSU Professor Awarded $300K in Age Discrimination Case

[caption id="attachment_1378" align="alignleft" width="225"] Dr. Karen Hrapkiewicz[/caption] Wayne State University is appealing a jury verdict received by veterinary professor Dr. Karen Hrapkiewicz in an age discrimination action handled by firm...

McGehee Featured on WXYZ TV Spotlight Program

Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers Partner Cary McGehee was featured on the April 17 edition of WXYZ TV 7's Spotlight on the News program to discuss class action lawsuits the firm has filed as a result of the Flint water crisis. Spotlight on the...