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Getting to know ... Anthony Marcum

February 23, 2017

Anthony Marcum is an attorney with Lorandos Joshi, P.C. in Ann Arbor. A native of Eastern Ohio, he attended Ohio State University where he received a bachelor’s degree in history and political science. Marcum attended law school at Rutgers Law School, ...

MAY IT PLEASE THE PALATE: Jamaican Breakfast

February 23, 2017

One of the things I love about travel is trying the local cuisine. When I’m lucky, I get to try foods I’ve never tasted, or even heard of. A recent trip to Jamaica found me doing just that. Yes, there was the ubiquitous jerk chicken and Red ...

Legal People

February 23, 2017

Laura M. Neme has joined Secrest Wardle's Troy office as an associate attorney. She is a member of the Motor Vehicle Litigation practice group. Neme specializes in first and third party no-fault auto insurance litigation. She has experience with all aspects ...

COMMENTARY: A breach of confidentiality can lead to loss of settlement

February 23, 2017

By Edmund J. Sikorski Jr. Mediated settlement agreements are governed by contract law. When a material feature of such an agreement is a confidentiality provision and a party breaches that provision, the breaching party can lose its benefits under the settlement ...

COMMENTARY: Court of Appeals drastically expands scope of the WPA

February 23, 2017

By Warren Krueger A recent Court of Appeals’ interpretation of the Michigan Whistleblowers’ Protection Act (WPA) has significant ramifications for attorneys.  In McNeil-Marks v MidMichigan Medical Center-Gratiot, the Michigan Court of Appeals ...

MAKE IT PLEASE THE PALATE: 'The Third Place'

February 23, 2017

While trolling for recipes, I stumbled upon a story about “The Restaurant in Apartment 205,” a home-based “popup” in Los Angeles. I smiled wistfully, lamenting the demise of Selma Cafe. This was a weekly breakfast salon that I was ...