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Warner Norcross Partners Named to New Leadership Roles

Post Date: Tuesday - March 21, 2017 - 11:00pm
Two partners with Warner Norcross & Judd LLP are taking new leadership roles within the law firm.   Karen J. VanderWerff was named chair of the Labor and Employment Law Practice Group and Jennifer L. Remondino was appointed chair of Trusts an......
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Warner Norcross to Host Data Solutions Symposium in Novi

Post Date: Tuesday - March 21, 2017 - 11:00pm
Warner Norcross & Judd LLP will host a Data Solutions Symposium on Wednesday, April 26 in Novi.   The half-day program will feature updates and best practices on data collection, cybersecurity, eDiscovery, social media in the workplace, priva......
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Fifth Third Bank and Warner Norcross Participate in Financing for Third and Grand Project in Det…

Post Date: Tuesday - March 14, 2017 - 11:00pm
Warner Norcross & Judd LLP represented Fifth Third Bank in the bank's financing of the recently announced $54.6 million Third and Grand project, the first large-scale development in New Center in more than 30 years. Fifth Third was the lead lender providing a primary loan of $39 million to help bring the new residential development to market. Detroit Investment Fund LP provided $2 million in loans, with Chase’s Invest Detroit Fund LLC and the Michigan Strategic Fund also each providing $2 million in loans. “With the steady stream of significant Detroit renovation projects making headlines, people often make the assumption that the...
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DOL Adopts Temporary Fiduciary Rule Enforcement Policy

Post Date: Tuesday - March 14, 2017 - 11:00pm
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued a Temporary Enforcement Policy dated March 10, 2017, providing public assurances that no DOL enforcement action will be taken under the Fiduciary Rule and related class prohibited transaction exemptio......
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Warner Norcross Attorney to join Chemical Bank to Ring Nasdaq Opening Bell Tuesday

Post Date: Monday - March 13, 2017 - 11:00pm
A partner with Warner Norcross & Judd LLP will celebrate with Chemical Bank by ringing the Nasdaq opening bell on Tuesday, March 14.   Warner Norcross partner Jeffrey A. Ott will join the executive management team and board of directors in Ne......
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Warner Norcross Attorney to join Chemical Bank to Ring Nasdaq Opening Bell Tuesday

Post Date: Monday - March 13, 2017 - 11:00pm
A partner with Warner Norcross & Judd LLP will celebrate with Chemical Bank by ringing the Nasdaq opening bell on Tuesday, March 14.   Warner Norcross partner Jeffrey A. Ott will join the executive management team and board of directors in Ne......
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Flyer Beware: Strict New Drone Regulations Now in Effect

Post Date: Wednesday - March 8, 2017 - 12:00am
Effective in August of 2016, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued regulations placing very stringent restrictions on how companies may utilize drones—or “small unmanned aircrafts”—for commercial purposes. Those regu......
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Flyer Beware: Strict New Drone Regulations Now in Effect

Post Date: Wednesday - March 8, 2017 - 12:00am
Effective in August of 2016, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued regulations placing very stringent restrictions on how companies may utilize drones—or “small unmanned aircrafts”—for commercial purposes. Those regu......
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SCOTUS: The Door to the Jury Room Can be Opened if Evidence of Racial Bias

Post Date: Wednesday - March 8, 2017 - 12:00am
Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court (USSC) published a decision establishing a new exception to the no-impeachment rule—courts must hear juror testimony regarding another juror’s statements during deliberation if those statements reveal that a juror was motivated by overt racial bias in reaching his or her decision. Peña-Rodriguez v. Colorado, 580 U.S. ___ (2017).  In Peña-Rodriguez, the defendant was convicted of unlawful sexual contact and harassment following a jury trial. After the verdict was delivered, two jurors approached Mr. Peña-Rodriguez’s attorney and informed him that another juror had expressed anti-Hispanic bias toward the defendant. Furthermore, the juror...
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SCOTUS: The Door to the Jury Room Can be Opened if Evidence of Racial Bias

Post Date: Wednesday - March 8, 2017 - 12:00am
Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court (USSC) published a decision establishing a new exception to the no-impeachment rule—courts must hear juror testimony regarding another juror’s statements during deliberation if those statements reveal that a juror was motivated by overt racial bias in reaching his or her decision. Peña-Rodriguez v. Colorado, 580 U.S. ___ (2017).  In Peña-Rodriguez, the defendant was convicted of unlawful sexual contact and harassment following a jury trial. After the verdict was delivered, two jurors approached Mr. Peña-Rodriguez’s attorney and informed him that another juror had expressed anti-Hispanic bias toward the defendant. Furthermore, the juror...
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Warner Norcross and National Heritage Academies Partner to Promote March is Reading Month

Post Date: Tuesday - March 7, 2017 - 12:00am
Warner Norcross & Judd LLP is partnering with National Heritage Academies to celebrate National Reading Awareness Month this March and donate books to local students.   The law firm’s mission of community stewardship and involvement fou......
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Warner Norcross and National Heritage Academies Partner to Promote March is Reading Month

Post Date: Tuesday - March 7, 2017 - 12:00am
Warner Norcross & Judd LLP is partnering with National Heritage Academies to celebrate National Reading Awareness Month this March and donate books to local students.   The law firm’s mission of community stewardship and involvement fou......
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Warner Norcross Represents Chemical Financial Corp. in Transaction Recognized as One of Biggest D…

Post Date: Thursday - March 2, 2017 - 12:00am
Warner Norcross & Judd LLP represented Chemical Financial Corp. in a transaction being recognized as one of the biggest deals in Michigan during 2016.   This week’s edition of Crain’s Detroit Business ranked Chemical’s $1.2 ......
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DOL Proposes 60-Day Delay in Fiduciary Rule

Post Date: Thursday - March 2, 2017 - 12:00am
The Department of Labor (DOL) intends to delay, and so has issued a proposed rule to amend, the first applicability date of its fiduciary rule and corresponding prohibited transaction exemptions, including the Best Interest Contract Exemption, from Ap......
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Warner Norcross Represents Chemical Financial Corp. in Transaction Recognized as One of Biggest D…

Post Date: Thursday - March 2, 2017 - 12:00am
Warner Norcross & Judd LLP represented Chemical Financial Corp. in a transaction being recognized as one of the biggest deals in Michigan during 2016.   This week’s edition of Crain’s Detroit Business ranked Chemical’s $1.2 ......
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