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Butzel Long attorneys named to Chambers USA 2017; Detroit-based law firm increases attorney rankings and recognition in Chambers’ “America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2017 – The Client’s Guide”

Butzel Long attorneys and practice areas have been recognized by Chambers USA 2017. – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2017 – The Client’s Guide. Notably, David F. DuMouchel is one of two Michigan-based attorneys to be ranked Tier One in White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations.

Moreover, Butzel Long attorneys Carey A. DeWitt, Arthur Dudley II and Bruce Sendek have been named to Chambers USA 2017 for the first time.

“We are pleased to expand the roster of Butzel attorneys recognized by Chambers,” said Butzel Long’s President and Managing Shareholder, Justin Klimko. “It speaks to their professional excellence and, since rankings are strongly influenced by client and peer review, of the value they bring to clients and the respect they have earned from their fellow practitioners.”

Butzel Long practice areas included in Chambers USA are:

— Corporate/ Mergers and Acquisitions – Michigan
— Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Michigan
— Labor and Employment – Michigan
— Litigation: General Commercial – Michigan
— Real Estate – Recognized Practice – Michigan
— Immigration – Recognized Practice — Nationwide

Butzel Long attorneys ranked and highlighted in Chambers USA 2017 include:

— Stephen A. Bromberg – Real Estate

— Carey A. DeWitt – Labor and Employment

— Arthur Dudley II – Corporate/ Mergers and Acquisitions

— David F. DuMouchel – Litigation, White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

— John P. Hancock, Jr. –Labor and Employment

— David W. Hipp – Real Estate

— Mark Jane – Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

— Thomas Kabel – Real Estate

— Nancy Keppelman – Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

— Justin G. Klimko – Corporate/ Mergers and Acquisitions

— James S. Rosenfeld – Labor & Employment

— Bruce Sendek – Litigation: General Commercial

— Robert B. Stevenson – Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

— Andrew Stumpff – Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

— Daniel B. Tukel – Labor and Employment

Stephen A. Bromberg is Counsel to Butzel Long and based in the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office. He served as a Director and President of Butzel Long. Bromberg has represented borrowers and institutional lenders, purchasers and sellers, non-profit entities and contractors and owners in all kinds of office, commercial shopping center, apartment and subdivisions matters, major construction and zoning matters and workouts, reorganizations and foreclosures, with years of specialization in real estate transactions and litigation.

Carey A. DeWitt is a shareholder and past chair (and Practice Group Leader, 1995-2003) of the firm’s Labor and Employment Department. He has 32 years of experience representing employers and enterprises in all phases of litigation, including employment discrimination matters, employment contract and executive termination cases, both commercial and employment trade secret, anti-raiding, and unfair competition cases, as well as in labor arbitration, collective bargaining, and other matters.

Arthur Dudley II is a shareholder who practices in Butzel Long’s Detroit and New York offices. He has extensive experience in nearly all aspects of corporate law. He has practiced law for more than 35 years. He specializes in mergers and acquisitions, securities law, representation of emerging growth companies and general corporate representation.

David F. DuMouchel is a shareholder practicing in Butzel Long’s Detroit office. He chairs the firm’s Corporate Compliance, Internal Investigations and Criminal Defense practice. DuMouchel’s practice includes white collar criminal defense, professional licensure and criminal health care, criminal IRS investigations of both taxpayers and professionals, SEC enforcement of corporate executives, public corruption, as well as grand jury investigations, internal corporate investigations and compliance.

John P. Hancock, Jr. is a shareholder based in Butzel Long’s Detroit office. His practice focuses on collective bargaining negotiations and arbitrations as well as counseling of both public and private employers. He also has performed extensive employment litigation and OSHA litigation. Hancock has served as chief negotiator in numerous collective bargaining negotiations. A good portion of his practice is devoted to counseling clients on employment issues.

David W. Hipp is Counsel and practices in Butzel Long’s Bloomfield Hills office. He concentrates his practice in real estate and real estate finance, including loan originations for lenders, representation of borrowers, purchases and sales of real estate, leasing, construction, and development.

Mark W. Jane is a senior attorney based in Butzel Long’s Ann Arbor office. He practices in the area of ERISA, employee benefits, and executive compensation. He is on the Board of Directors of the Washtenaw County Bar Association, and is a District Representative on the State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section Executive Council.

Thomas A. Kabel is a shareholder based in Butzel Long’s Bloomfield Hills office. He is chair of the firm’s corporate and real estate departments. He concentrates his practice in the area of commercial real estate and real estate-related finance. Kabel has been involved in all facets of acquisition, disposition, leasing, financing and development of real property throughout his career.

Nancy Keppelman is Of Counsel and based in Butzel Long’s Ann Arbor office. She practices in the area of employee benefits and executive compensation law. She became a fellow in American College of Employee Benefits Counsel (ACEBC) in 2002.

Justin G. Klimko is Butzel Long’s president and managing shareholder and a member of its Board. He is based in the firm’s Detroit office. Klimko has extensive experience in corporate financing, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, securities regulation for publicly and privately held clients, and general corporate matters, fields in which he has practiced since 1980.

James S. Rosenfeld is a shareholder practicing in Butzel Long’s Detroit office. He practices in the area of labor and employment law and is the manager of the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group.

Bruce L. Sendek is a shareholder based in Butzel Long’s Detroit office and serves as chair of the firm’s Litigation Department. He represents corporations and individuals in complex disputes involving a wide range of corporate and commercial matters. He regularly appears before the federal and state courts, as well as arbitration tribunals.

Bob Stevenson is Counsel and based in Butzel Long’s Ann Arbor office. He practices in the area of employee benefits and executive compensation. He is a charter fellow of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel Best Lawyer 2013 (ACEBC).

Andrew Stumpff is Of Counsel and based in Butzel Long’s Ann Arbor office. He practices in the area of employee benefits and executive compensation law. He is a Fellow of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel.

Daniel B. Tukel is a shareholder practicing in Butzel Long’s Detroit office and serves as chair of the firm’s Labor and Employment Law Department. His practice is devoted to representing both public and private employers in state and federal discrimination and wrongful discharge litigation, as well as traditional labor matters such as collective bargaining and union organizational drives.

About Butzel Long

Butzel Long is one of the leading law firms in the United States. It was founded in Detroit in 1854 and has provided trusted client service for more than 160 years. Butzel’s full-service law offices are located in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing and Ann Arbor, Mich.; New York, NY; and, Washington, D.C., as well as alliance offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Mexico City and Monterrey. It is an active member of Lex Mundi, a global association of 160 independent law firms. Learn more by visiting www.butzel.com or follow Butzel Long on Twitter: https://twitter.com/butzel_long