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The law firm of Fahey Schultz Burzych Rhodes PLC fulfills the needs of municipalities, franchised businesses, employers, and public utilities in Michigan. Our Municipal Law division represents more than 150 municipal authorities. Although based outside of Lansing, Michigan, we establish and represent business entities throughout Michigan.

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2018 Michigan Township Association Conference

Attorneys at Fahey Schultz Burzych Rhodes PLC are presenting on a variety of municipal law-related topics at the 2018 Michigan Township Association Conference, to be held at Grand Traverse Resort in Acme Township on April 23-26, 2018. Learn More ›

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Open Meetings Act Legal Update

Friday, September 28, 2018

The Open Meetings Act (“OMA”) allows townships to enter closed sessions based on exemptions provided in OMA. Recent Court of Appeals decisions make clear that townships must specifically state the legal exemption for entering closed session. Townships often learn information or receive recommendations during such closed sessions, which involves voting on that information after leaving ... Read more »

Franchise Law News

A Franchisee employee’s posts are damaging ou...

Sunday, October 1, 2017

You are experiencing the “new frontier” of difficult business issues that society will have to deal with in the coming years.  What used to be spoken to a few people is now posted and broadcasted to thousands or millions of people on social media.  The advent of social media has significantly changed how people communicate. The speed at which current events unfold and the rap... Read more »

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