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Butzel Long attorney Phillip C. Korovesis elected to Leadership Oakland Board of Directors

Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Phillip C. Korovesis has been elected Vice President of the Leadership Oakland Board of Directors. Leadership Oakland is focused on business and community leadership development.

“Leadership Oakland offers participants an opportunity to gain key insights, meet business and government leaders and to positively impact our region,” he said. “I look forward to serving Leadership Oakland in this important role during the 2016-2017 program year.”

Based in Butzel Long’s Detroit office, Korovesis is Chair of Butzel Long’s Trade Secret and Non-Compete Specialty Team, which focuses on trade secret, non-compete and business tort litigation.

Korovesis’ practice is focused on commercial disputes, with trial, litigation and consultation expertise in non-compete/trade secret disputes, product liability defense and business and financial services industry disputes.

He has successfully tried cases in state and federal courts in various parts of the country and has successfully represented clients in state and federal appellate courts. He has successfully arbitrated cases before the American Arbitration Association and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.

Korovesis is a regular presenter on trade secret and non-compete issues to lawyers and other professionals. He is a former President of the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel (MDTC).

He is an active member of the Defense Research Institute’s Commercial Litigation Committee. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the Federal Bar Association.

Korovesis is a graduate of Wayne State University (B.S., with distinction, 1984; J.D., cum laude, 1987). He also has been recognized by Michigan Super Lawyers (Business Litigation).

About Butzel Long

Butzel Long is one of the leading law firms in Michigan and 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 or follow Butzel Long on Twitter: