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Michigan International Lawyer seeks content for fall 2017

Michigan International Lawyer, which is published three times per year by the International Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan, is seeking articles for its fall 2017 edition. The publication is Michigan’s leading international law journal. Wayne State University Law School hosts Michigan International Lawyer’s staff.

Michigan International Lawyer invites unsolicited manuscripts in all areas of international interest. An author is encouraged to submit a brief biography and a photograph for publication. An article, including footnotes, should contain between 1,000 and 3,000 words. Articles can be submitted for consideration in hard copy or electronic format. Manuscripts and photographs cannot be returned unless accompanied by a $5 check or money order made payable to Wayne State University Law School for shipping and handling.

Michigan International Lawyer will consider articles by law school students and may publish student articles as part of a regular column. A student should submit the article either through a law school faculty member or with a law school faculty member’s recommendation.

The deadline for submission is Tuesday, Oct. 31.

Submissions should be sent to:

Professor Gregory Fox, Faculty Editor

Michigan International Lawyer

Wayne State University Law School

471 W. Palmer St., Detroit, Michigan 48202

For more informaiotn call (313) 577-0110 or email gfox@wayne.edu.


Dykema attorney elected chair  of SBM’s Antitrust, Franchising & Trade Regulation Section

 Cale A. Johnson, a Bloomfield Hills-based member in Dykema’s Litigation practice, was recently elected to serve as chair of the State Bar of Michigan’s Antitrust, Franchising & Trade Regulation Section. Having previously served as vice chair, Johnson was elected to serve as chair at the Section’s annual meeting on Sept. 29.

The Antitrust, Franchising & Trade Regulation Section of the State Bar of Michigan provides education, information and analysis about issues of concern through meetings, seminars, programs and other publications.

Johnson’s practice focuses on all aspects of antitrust and competition law. Throughout his career, he has garnered experience representing corporations in government investigations, including civil merger defense and criminal investigations into allegations of price fixing, bid rigging, and market allocation. He has represented clients in matters involving governmental antitrust and regulatory authorities, including investigations by global authorities into potential anti-competitive practices in the automotive industry. Johnson has also represented a number of U.S. and international Fortune 500 companies in high-profile civil litigation.

Prior to joining Dykema, Johnson, who earned a J.D. and a B.A. from the University of Michigan, was an associate at two AmLaw 100 firms in New York City. He also served as a special assistant district attorney with the Kings County (Brooklyn), New York District Attorney’s office, where he handled a variety of criminal prosecutions.