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  • Gordon and Sweeney Elected as Shareholders

    February 17, 2021

    Rhoades McKee is pleased to announce that Jackie Gordon and Patrick Sweeney were recently elected as Shareholders. With over 47 attorneys and three offices (Grand Rapids, Hastings, and Holland), the firm has grown to include forty-four shareholders. Jackie Gordon Gordon concentrates her practice in the areas of employment litigation, professional liability litigation, probate litigation, and the […]

  • Ellis Elected to Rhoades McKee’s Executive Committee

    January 11, 2021

    Patrick Ellis has been elected to serve as Vice-President on the Executive Committee at Rhoades McKee for a three-year term. Grand Rapids’ fourth-largest law firm, Rhoades McKee provides transaction and litigation legal services to corporate institutions and family-run businesses, as well as individuals with family issues.  As a member of the Executive Committee, Ellis joins […]

  • RM Attorney Appointed to Restructured Metro Health – University of Michigan Health Board

    January 4, 2021

    Metro Health-University of Michigan Health recently announced the consolidation of two governance boards into one to support its growing role as a leader of health care innovation. Previously, Metro Health was governed by a hospital board that reported to a separate corporate board of directors. With the new restructuring, the two separate boards (with 23 […]

  • Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Issues Additional Guidance on Remote Work

    November 10, 2020

    Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) issued new guidance on Friday, November 6, 2020, which follows MDHHS’s Emergency Order (updated on October 30th) and Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA)’s October 14th Emergency Rules (“Rules”). In particular, the new guidance specifically states that employers should allow their employees to work from home […]

  • Privacy and Cybersecurity Issues Relating to Remote Work

    October 29, 2020

    COVID-19 has brought concerns about remote work into sharp relief and has forced employers to confront myriad challenges relating to privacy and cybersecurity. As businesses scrambled to find new ways to communicate and to safeguard data, cybercriminals wasted no time trying to take advantage of the pandemic. As soon as most states began requiring non-essential […]

  • REMOTE WORK: LIBERATING OR A STEP INTO A BOTTOMLESS PIT?

    October 29, 2020

    The pandemic has forced employers and employees into work situations they never imagined with the widespread use of remote work as a means of continuing business operations in the face of Executive Orders precluding the performance of on-site work. Many employees relished the thought of escaping the ever-watchful eyes of supervisors and even co-workers and […]

  • Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration Issues Emergency Rules

    October 15, 2020

    On October 14, 2020, the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) issued a new set of emergency rules (“Rules”) establishing requirements for employers to control, prevent, and mitigate the spread of COVID-19. These Rules took immediate effect and remain in effect for six (6) months. The Rules establish several significant limitations on businesses and […]

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