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Rivers Interviewed by Crain's on Changing Laws on Sexuality in the Workplace

Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers Partner Beth Rivers was interviewed by Crain's Detroit Business in a story discussion new HR balancing acts relating to Beth_Riverschanging laws on sexuality in the workplace. It's become one of the toughest topics that human resource managers and corporate legal teams have to face . In discussing the timing on the Michigan courts making same sex marriage rulings, Rivers told Crain's, "There's no time frame for when the court rules, and the (current three-judge hearing) panel may be deciding sooner rather than later" or before the end of the year, Rivers said. Every appeals court ruling since the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act has been pro-same-sex marriage, she said, "but we'll still have to wait and see." You can read the entire story here (you will need a Crain's subscription to view)    

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...