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  • Two Weeks Down, Fifty More to Go!

    January 16, 2019

    We are off and running in 2019! As we begin the third workweek of 2019 and gear up for the remainder of the year, our Commercial Litigation Team at Rhoades McKee wants to take a moment to say “THANK YOU” for referring and recommending our team to your clients and contacts. We truly appreciate the trust you place […]

  • Amazon Founder Jeff Bazos Divorcing Wife After 25 Years

    January 11, 2019

    In light of Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos’ announcement, Paul McCarthy explains how marital assets include a business.

  • Jacob Walson Joins Rhoades McKee as an Associate

    December 13, 2018

    A recent graduate of the University of Illinois College of Law, Jacob Walson joins the Business and Corporate Services team assisting business owners with navigating the corporate landscape including but not limited to new entity formation, asset purchase agreements, and resolutions. Serving as a Rhoades McKee Summer Associate in 2017, Walson also brings prior corporate […]

  • Spoiled Milk! A Crisis for Michigan Dairy Farmers

    December 13, 2018

    Why is There a Michigan Dairy Farm Crisis? With the U.S. dairy industry producing milk at a higher rate than consumer demand, the result is a worldwide surplus of milk. This surplus leaves dairy farmers in milk producing states like Michigan receiving less and less for their product. As a result of these low returns, […]

  • Three Most Commonly Asked Questions on Cybersecurity and Privacy

    December 10, 2018

    How do you advise businesses on their privacy obligations? Data and privacy laws are regularly enacted and amended to keep up with changes in technology. We generally start by asking our clients to keep these factors in mind: What data do they have?  Where did it come from? Where and how is it stored? How […]

  • Escalating Environmental Due Diligence Costs Ahead?

    November 15, 2018

    Escalating Environmental Due Diligence Costs Ahead? In 2019, we may see an increase in due diligence costs associated with many commercial real estate transactions in Michigan. There is proposed legislation to impose government fees on customary environmental due diligence reports, as described below. Pending before the Michigan legislature is a bill (Senate Bill 943) that […]

  • Preparing Your Workplace for Legalized Marijuana

    November 15, 2018

    Seeing through the Smoke: Preparing Your Workplace for Legalized Marijuana On November 6, 2018, Michigan became the tenth state in the nation and the first state in the Midwest to legalize the use of recreational marijuana. This approval has left employers across the state questioning what this means for their workplace. The new law called […]

  • Rhoades McKee Ranked as a Grand Rapids Metropolitan Tier 1 Law Firm

    November 2, 2018

    (November 2, 2018) Yesterday, US News Best Lawyers announced “Best Law Firm” rankings. Rhoades McKee ranked as a Metropolitan Tier 1 Law Firm in the following areas: Commercial Litigation Environmental Law Family Law Litigation – Real Estate Mediation Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants According to US News Best Lawyers, “Best […]

  • Dunlop Named as 2018 Up and Coming Lawyer

    October 30, 2018

    (October 30, 2018) Michigan Lawyers Weekly has announced that Jacob Dunlop, a Rhoades McKee Associate, has been named to the 2018 Class of Up and Coming Lawyers. According to the publication, the annual list is published after careful consideration of attorneys who in their first ten years of practice go above-and-beyond, display the ambition, drive, […]

  • Paul McCarthy Named Local Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation

    October 30, 2018

    (October 30, 2018) Commercial Litigation Attorney Paul McCarthy was named as a 2018 Benchmark Litigation “Local Litigation Star.” Selected through an extensive examination process of litigation specialists in the United States and Canada, McCarthy is among only forty-one other Michigan litigators to be included in this year’s publication. According to the Benchmark Litigation website, the […]