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Butzel Long attorney Craig S. Schwartz named a Fellow of the Oakland County Bar Foundation

April 25, 2014
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Craig S. Schwartz is one of 32 lawyers who was recently named a fellow of the Oakland County Bar Foundation. A member can only reach fellow status by nomination from another member. Reaching fellow status recognizes a member’s charitable giving to the foundation and recognizes their commitment to its mission.

Schwartz practices in the areas of labor relations and employment-related litigation. He has broad experience in collective bargaining for employers in many industries, labor arbitration and union representation proceedings, and has represented employers in over one hundred fifty labor arbitrations.

He also has extensive experience representing clients in administrative proceedings and litigation before the National Labor Relations Board, Michigan Employment Relations Commission, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Michigan Department of Civil Rights, and in state and federal courts.

Schwartz is admitted to practice in the States of Michigan and Minnesota, as well as several federal district and circuit courts. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He is a member of the Labor and Employment Section of the American Bar Association and the Employment Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan. He was an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Ave Maria School of Law teaching collective bargaining from 2006-2009.

In 2009, Schwartz served as a member of Detroit Mayor Dave Bing’s Crisis Turnaround team, focusing on labor relations and human resource issues. He has been named one of the top lawyers in Metro Detroit by DBusiness magazine, and a Top Rated Lawyer in Labor & Employment Law by American Lawyer Media.

About Butzel Long

Butzel Long is one of the leading law firms in the United States. It was founded in 1854, making this year its 160th anniversary of providing trusted client service. Butzel’s full-service 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. The firm is an active member of Lex Mundi, a global association of 160 independent law firms. Learn more by visiting