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Jaffe attorney receives WRCJ’s 2020 Crystal Microphone Award

Kenneth Clarkson, attorney and partner at Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C., has received the 2020 Crystal Microphone Award from WRCJ 90.9 FM, a public radio station managed by Detroit Public Television, and will be saluted during a virtual ceremony on July 15. Jaffe CEO Jeffrey M. Weiss made the announcement.

The WRCJ-FM Crystal Microphone Award annually recognizes individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the arts in greater Detroit, as well as those who are a strong advocate for WRCJ 90.9 FM.

Clarkson is an attorney in Jaffe’s real estate practice group. He focuses on complex real estate transactions, secured financing and the organization and operation of closely-held businesses. He has extensive experience developing senior living communities, including independent, assisted living and memory care projects, and regularly works with health care REITs in structuring joint ventures, as well as acquisitions and sales of senior facilities.

Clarkson holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from the University of Michigan School of Law.


Webinar to look at ‘COVID-19 Safeguard Requirements for Your Workplace’ July 23

The Association of Corporate Counsel-Michigan Chapter (ACC-MI) and Warner Norcross + Judd will present the first webinar in a three-part series, titled “COVID-19 Safeguard
Requirements for Your Workplace,” designed to inform in-house counsel on the important and specific issues facing employers today.

The webinar will take place Thursday, July 23, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will begin with a 50-minute presentation followed by two half-hour interactive breakout sessions.

Warner attorneys Ed Bardelli, Amanda Fielder, Jonathan Kok, and Steve Palazzolo will present an overview of the safeguard requirements for reopening a workplace.

Businesses have faced myriad practical and legal employment challenges as they implement measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 while minimizing the economic impact.

Executive orders provide guidance for employers on how to maintain compliance, yet are vague or silent in many areas, thus resulting in a variety of employer questions. The webinar will
review the safeguard requirements and also discuss potential employment litigation issues relating to terminations and furloughs, workplace safety, discrimination and wage and hour issues.

To register for this free event, visit www.acc.com/chapters-networks/chapters/michigan and click on “events.”

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