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November 20, 2017

Foster Swift attorneys Alexander A. Ayar, Julie I. Fershtman, Lisa J. Hamameh, Frank T. Mamat, and Jonathan H. Schwartz have been named to the 2018 Top Lawyers list by DBusiness magazine, Detroit's premier business journal. Ayar is listed as a Top Lawyer ...

MY TURN: Mass shootings becoming a way of American life

November 20, 2017

“We make killing too easy.” It’s a quote dug from the depths of a presidential assassination, but the profound nature of the statement is perhaps too difficult to digest in the aftermath of the most recent mass killing. If anything is to ...

COMMENTARY: 'Sacred role' of judiciary jeopardized by threats

November 20, 2017

By Judge Michael Warren One of the defining characteristics of our free republic is our strong adherence to the rule of law. President John F. Kennedy insightfully observed that, “Our nation is founded on the principle that observance of the law is the ...

MAY IT PLEASE THE PALATE: Arancini, synopsized

November 20, 2017

There I was, at yet another fundraiser, with the usual array of tired hors d’oeuvres, forgotten at the end of the room.  Nonetheless, having not eaten dinner, I wandered over to inspect-igate.  There were the vegetables and dip, the leathery ...

Getting to know: Charles Russman

November 20, 2017

Charles M. Russman is a member of Bodman PLC in the Troy office. As chair of Bodman’s Data Privacy and Security Practice Group, he leads a team of attorneys who help clients in every industry sector and of every size defend their data. Russman is certified ...

THE EXPERT WITNESS: Allegorical economics - The storyteller's journey (part one)

November 20, 2017

By John F. Sase, Ph.D. Gerard J. Senick, general editor Julie Gale Sase, copyeditor “The standard path of the mythological adventure of the hero is the magnification of the formula represented in the rites of passage: separation—initiation—return, ...