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Butzel Long attorney Robin Luce Herrmann to discuss the Freedom of Information Act in Petoskey and Gaylord in September

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Robin Luce Herrmann is a speaker in demand. Herrmann, who also serves as general counsel to the Michigan Press Association, will discuss the Freedom of Information Act, the Open Meetings Act and government transparency during programs presented by the Petoskey News-Review in Petoskey on September 10 and the Gaylord Herald Times in Gaylord on September 11. The programs are open to citizens and government officials.

Herrmann, a Practice Department Chair for one of Butzel Long’s two Business Litigation Groups, concentrates her practice in the areas of media law, particularly defamation and access issues; commercial litigation, including Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO); non-competes and trade secrets; and civil rights.

She previously taught Law of the Press in the Journalism Department at Oakland University. Herrmann has been a guest speaker on Law of the Press at Wayne State University, Central Michigan University, and Oakland University.

Herrmann was recently appointed as Chair of the State Bar of Michigan’s Law and the Media Committee for 2014-2015. She was appointed to the Committee in 2011.

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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. It is an active member of Lex Mundi, a global association of 160 independent law firms. Learn more by visiting