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Butzel Long promotes Michelle Brown to Chief Financial Officer

Butzel Long has promoted Michelle Brown to Chief Financial Officer (CFO). A 14-year employee of Butzel Long, she previously was the firm’s Director of Finance.

“Michelle is an important member of our management team,” said Justin G. Klimko, President and Managing Shareholder. “We are pleased for her to achieve this career milestone and appreciate her valuable assistance in helping us reach our firm goals.”

Before joining Butzel Long, she spent nine years in the food and beverage industry. For two years, she was the Accounting Manager for HMSHost, located at Detroit Metro Airport, which operates a significant number of food and beverage establishments inside airports nationwide

Brown began her career at Little Caesar Enterprises where she worked her way up through the organization and was a Regional Controller for Company owned stores.

In 2000, Brown earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Magna Cum Laude, from Walsh College. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Michigan- Dearborn in 1992.

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.

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