• Business Valuation Seminar

    January 28, 2016

    Presented By: Beene Garter LLP & Rhoades McKee Join us as we outline three of the most common ways to exit your company. With each strategy, we’ll discuss pros and cons, provide real world examples, and outline key consideration factors. Exit strategy is a fundamental part of any successful succession planning process, and if done right, […]

  • The corporate veil isn’t impenetrable

    December 30, 2015

    “In most cases forming a corporation or an LLC will provide an individual with personal liability protection — but not always.”

  • Avoiding the Top 5 Human Resource Liability Traps

    December 16, 2015

    Hosted By: The Michigan West Coast Chamber of Commerce This seminar uses a case study approach to help you identify and resolve some of the top human resource issues facing employers today.  You will gain specific strategies for classifying employees, calculating different pay rates, complying with medical leave under the FMLA, ADA, and other laws, and […]

  • Exploration of Issues Confronting Employers under FMLA, ADA and GINA

    December 16, 2015

    The Employers’ Association (TEA) is hosting a half-day program consisting of three sections. The three sections follow one case study through different circumstances and explores what can be done in each situation. This program will be presented by Kelly Petrocelli, Rhoades McKee Labor and Employment Attorney. Section 1 – Exploring Issues Confronting Employers under the […]

  • Obtaining Injunctive Relief in the Michigan Business Court: When Your Business Needs Immediate Court Action

    December 14, 2015

    (December 15, 2015) As the saying goes, “the wheels of justice grind slowly.” That often holds true in litigated matters, where cases sometimes take years to resolve. One purpose of creating Business Courts in Michigan is to provide those in the business community with a more flexible and efficient forum to resolve disputes. So far, […]

  • New Year New Wage Increase

    December 8, 2015

    (December 1, 2015) Effective January 1, 2016, the minimum wage in Michigan will increase to $8.50 an hour. This increase was passed in May of 2014 under the Workforce Opportunity Wage Act. The minimum wage is due for an additional increase again in 2017 and 2018, then will be adjusted annually thereafter by the state […]

  • Rhoades McKee Achieves Top Metropolitan Rankings in US News – Best Lawyers “Best Firms”

    November 3, 2015

    (November 3, 2015) Rhoades McKee earned “Best Law Firms” recognition in the top three ranking levels established by US News in 18 legal practice specialties for the Grand Rapids Metropolitan area. According to the statement released by US News – Best Lawyers, “receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has […]

  • Piercing the Corporate Veil: Can You Be Held Individually Liable for Your Business’ Obligations?

    November 2, 2015

    (November 10, 2015) There are numerous reasons to operate a business in the form of a legal entity, such as a corporation or limited-liability company (“LLC”). Perhaps the most common reason is liability protection. By operating a business in the form of a corporation or LLC, the owners avoid personal liability, instead placing only the […]

  • Equipment Lessors Not Covered by Builders Trust Fund Act

    November 1, 2015

    Lamar Construction’s abrupt closure in July 2014 left many people to whom Lamar owed money (including employees, subcontractors and those who provided materials used on Lamar’s jobs) scrambling to try to get paid. Many of those creditors brought claims under Michigan’s Builder Trust Fund Act (“MBTFA”), which imposes a constructive trust on funds held or […]

  • Myott Named to Porter Hills Foundation Professional Advisory Committee

    October 8, 2015

    (October 19, 2015) Rhoades McKee Attorney Stephanie Myott has been named to the Porter Hills Foundation Professional Advisory Committee (PAC). According to the Foundation’s website, the PAC “makes recommendations pertinent to attaining philanthropic support from the community to champion the priorities of Porter Hills Foundation.” A member of the Estate Planning and Family Law Practice […]

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