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Clark Hill Attorney Jeremy S. Motz Presented on “Fundamentals of School Purchasing” for Michigan School Business Officials on October 27, 2016

October 31, 2016

BIRMINGHAM, MI. – Clark Hill Member, Jeremy S. Motz, presented a seminar on the  “Fundamentals of School Purchasing and Procurements” on October 27, 2016. This presentation covered the basics of performing school purchasing functions, such as: applicable Michigan laws, the structure of procurement documents, and legal issues when dealing with managing school procurement processes. This was part of the Certification Series hosted by the Michigan School Business Officials (MSBO).

MSBO was founded in 1937 as a nonprofit corporation to serve the multifaceted interests of education. Its mission is to continually improve the leadership of and management in school business and operational services, while enhancing the professional, social, and economic well-being of its members. For more information, visit

Motz is a member in the Birmingham office of Clark Hill PLC and is a member of the Education and Municipal Law Group. He principally focuses his practice in the areas of education, construction and real estate law, assisting public and private sector entities in a wide variety of transactional matters. Motz regularly counsels public school districts and charter schools with respect to a variety of educational and operational issues, as well as compliance with the Revised School Code, the Freedom of Information Act, the Open Meetings Act, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act and other laws governing public bodies. Motz has extensive experience advising educational entities in the areas of: transportation, custodial and food services; procurement of supplies and equipment; construction; technology, telecommunications, intellectual property rights and licensing; public bidding; contract drafting; real estate; facilities and property management; employment and labor issues; outsourcing of non-instructional services; and corporate governance.

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