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Former Senator Carl Levin Chooses Detroit Law Firm for His Endgame
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Summary: Former U.S. Senator Carl Levin is joining Detroit based Honigman law firm.

After a long career as U.S. Senator, rendering him the fourth longest serving in U.S. History, and the longest of all in Michigan history, with 36 years in Congress, Carl Levin will wind things down by returning to the basic and investing his effort in Detroit.

  
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“I view this coming home full-time to Detroit, in kind of a way as [something] I hope will contribute to the tremendous momentum my hometown is in the middle of,” he explained.

This is why he is joining Honigman, Miller, Schwartz and Cohn, to utilize his vast congressional experience in the new medium of litigator.

“His skills as a strategist, negotiator, and advisor will be a great asset to our clients and our firm,” said Honigman Chairman and CEO David Foltyn in a prepared statement. He also said “He brings to Honigman a profound knowledge of corporate governance, vast experience in complex corporate financial matters, the ability to resolve disputes among parties with divergent interests, a sincere appreciation for entrepreneurship, and deep understanding of all levels of business.”

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Yes, but can he legal? “His skills as a strategist, negotiator, and advisor will be a great asset to our clients and our firm,” Foltyn claims, explaining his hopes for the new hire.

“It will be a part of my role to help business clients navigate the path to understanding and complying with complex state and federal laws and regulations,” said Levin. “I also am hopeful that my negotiating experience will be helpful in assisting clients find alternative ways, including mediation, of resolving disputes, and to help them meet their legal, professional, and civic responsibilities.”



Time will tell how his experience transfers over, but no doubt Honigman knows what it’s about, and so does Levin, after 36 years as a Senator.

News Source: Detroit Free Press



 

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