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Clark Hill Launches Complimentary Fall Education Webinar Series for Foodies

September 13, 2011


– Clark Hill’s complimentary Fall Education Webinar Series for Foodies will kick off Wednesday, September 21st from 9 AM – 10 AM with “Labor and Employment Pitfalls.” The first webinar will be presented by Maria Fracassa Dwyer and will focus on labor and employment issues which commonly face our food industry clients. Following this season opener, Ms. Dwyer will act as Moderator each month through December 2011 and introduce a colleague from Clark Hill who will provide you with additional tools from the corporate, legislative and personal legal services perspectives to assist you in running a successful business.

Each webinar will run for one hour and will be completed prior to the lunch hour rush. Full webinar schedule is below. For more information and registration, please visit


September 21 – Labor and Employment Pitfalls

Learn how to avoid labor and employment pitfalls. This webinar will review the Michigan Minimum Wage and Overtime Law as applied to servers, pooling tips, minors, and break time, as well as the effects of Michigan’s new smoking ban and Medical Marijuana Act.

Employment Specialist:

Maria Fracassa Dwyer

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October 19 – A Corporate Perspective – How to Pick the Right Legal Entity for Your Business

This webinar will focus on the pros and cons of the various legal entity choices for a small business, including flexibility and informality, limited liability, capital structure, management, transferability of interests and a general overview of tax considerations. The webinar will provide your business with the tools to determine which structure is best for your business based on the various advantages and disadvantages addressed.

Corporate Specialist:

Jean M. Weipert

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November 16 – A Word from the Capitol

Lucius Vassar has more than 20 years of experience in the intersection of state government and business. In this webinar, he will share his insight on the 96th Legislature and the first year of Governor Rick Snyder’s administration. Learn what’s in store for the final days of the Regular Legislative Session of 2011 and how it may affect your business.

Governmental Affairs Specialist:

Lucius A. Vassar

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December 14 – Succession Planning

This webinar will discuss the fundamentals of buy-sell agreements and how to avoid common pitfalls of family businesses.

Personal Legal Services Specialist:

Stephen C. Rohr

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