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As a licensed patent attorney,  handles matters such as patent prosecution, patent infringement litigation, patent portfolio administration, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights protection.

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Mike Blum is an award-winning Michigan labor and employment lawyer in Detroit who has litigated some of the state’s most important cases. Part of Mike’s effectiveness as a litigator, in ADR and as a counselor to employers, comes from his 11 years with the National Labor Relations Board.

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Gil has over 48 years of health care and administrative law experience.  A prolific writer, many articles authored and co­authored by Gil have appeared in Health Care Weekly Review and numerous health and legal publications.

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Taylor helps businesses and business owners solve and prevent problems as a member of Foster Swift's Business and Corporate practice group. He handles business formation and transactions, tax controversies, employee benefits, and technology related issues.

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Melissa is highly experienced in providing employment law counsel on a wide range of matters including: alternative dispute resolution; diversity; unlawful discrimination, and harassment; wrongful discharge: Family Medical Leave Act; Fair Labor Standards Act; Michigan Wages and Fringe Benefits Act; drafting and interpreting policies and procedures, employment contracts and separation agreements; and reductions in force.

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With a business-minded approach, and service-oriented delivery, Mindi helps clients navigate challenges and solve problems in the areas of employee benefits law and health care law. Mindi has spoken and written extensively on employee benefits, health care reform, and health care law topics, and is actively involved in a number of legal, professional and industry organizations focused on these issues.

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has 30 years of experience in the area of health care law. His representation of individual health care professionals as well as hospitals, health systems, long term care facilities and multi-practitioner clinics, provides an understanding of clinical and business realities in health care as well as legal and regulatory requirements.

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Ryan practices primarily in the areas of business and corporate law, franchise services, immigration, real estate law, and employee benefits.

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Gary has nearly 40 years of experience and has earned a reputation for handling sophisticated transactions for hospitals, managed care organizations, HMOs, health insurers, physician groups and other provider entities and for helping his clients stay on top of complex regulatory issues, such as Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark II, Medicare, Medicaid, and BCBSM reimbursement appeals. 

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focuses his practice in the areas of Michigan non-property tax disputes, business entity selection, corporate transactions, and information technology.

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Jack is most commonly thought of as a business lawyer, although his resume and client list quickly reveal his expertise in the health care, insurance industry services and real estate acquisitions and development.

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 has particular expertise in health law and she represents providers with emphasis in the areas of physicians, hospice, home care and long term care, including one of the country’s largest long-term care organizations. She has a vast array of experience in teaming with providers in the areas of regulatory compliance and contracts. 

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