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Butzel Long attorney featured during 33rd Annual National CLE Conference in Vail

Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Bernard (Bernie) J. Fuhs was a featured panelist during the 33rd Annual National CEL Conference in Vail, Colo. on January 9, 2016.

The presentation was titled, “Common Evidentiary Issues in Employment Litigation: What Are They, And Best Tactics to Limit the Harm and Maximize the Benefit.” Other panelists included Ty Hyderally of Hyderally & Associates PC, Montclair, N.J. and the Honorable Michael J. Watanabe, U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, Denver, Colo.

Based in Butzel Long’s Detroit office, Fuhs concentrates his practice in the areas of business and commercial litigation. He has significant experience in non-compete, non-disclosure, and trade secret disputes, business and financial services industry disputes, franchise and dealerships, transportation and logistics industry disputes, construction, real estate, securities, and sales representative matters. He also advises start-up and closely held businesses, as well as sports and fitness industry members.

He is Co-Chair of Butzel Long’s Recruiting Committee, and is a member of the firm’s Diversity & Retention Committee.

Fuhs was named to Crain’s Detroit Business’ “40 under 40” class, which honors “the best and brightest in Southeast Michigan. He also was named to L. Brooks Patterson’s Elite 40 Under 40 Class of 2013. Moreover, he was selected as a Top Young Lawyer (one of only six attorneys selected in Michigan), as well as a Business Litigation, and Top Franchise and Trade Secret Lawyer by DBusiness magazine. He also was named a Michigan Super Lawyer in 2013, 2014 and 2015. Fuhs also serves as a television color analyst for NCAA and MHSAA Basketball.

About Butzel Long

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