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  1. Litigation: 65%
    8 years
  2. Contracts: 25%
    8 years
  3. Appeals: 10%
    8 years

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Butzel Long

150 W Jefferson Ave Ste 100
Detroit, MI, 48226


MIActive And In Good Standing200805/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2015 Oakland County Executive's Elite 40 Under 40L. Brooks Patterson, Oakland County Executive2015
Rising StarMichigan Super Lawyers2015
Rising StarMichigan Super Lawyers2014
Rising StarMichigan Super Lawyers2013
Rising StarMichigan Super Lawyers2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyButzel Long2008 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Detroit Metropolitan Bar AssociationPresident, Barrister's Section2015 - Present
Detroit Metropolitan Bar AssociationBoard of Directors, Barrister's Section2011 - Present
Detroit Creative Corridor Center Business AccelerationMentor2011 - Present
Detroit Historical SocietyMember2008 - Present
Detroit Metropolitan Bar AssociationVice President, Barrister's Section2014 - 2015
Detroit Metropolitan Bar AssociationSecretary/Treasurer, Barrister's Section2013 - 2014
Publication nameTitleDate
Crain's Detroit BusinessNew Law's Message to Business: Protect Trade Secrets2016
Corp! MagazineFive Things Every Startup Needs to Know2013
Aspen PublishersContributing Editor to Tort Law Desk Reference: A Fifty State Compendium2012
Aspen PublishersContributing Editor to Product Liability Desk Reference, A Fifty-State Compendium2012
Ave Maria Law ReviewPatents, Trolls, and Personal Property: Will eBay Auction Away a Patent Holder's Right to Exclude?2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Ave Maria School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Northwood University (Midland, MI)Management/MarketingBachelor of Business Administration2005
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Detroit Startup WeekScale Smart for Startups2016
Detroit Business SymposiumModerated Expert Panel on Startups in Detroit2015
Butzel Long's 28th Annual Labor & Employment SeminarPreventing (and Remedying) Theft of Trade Secrets2015