On Wednesday, January 8, 2020, Fraser Trebilcock defense attorney Brian P. Morley oversaw the dismissal of a criminal case against his client, Liane Shekter-Smith. Initially charged with a felony and a misdemeanor, Mr. Morley was successful in negotiating a plea deal with prosecutors in 2019 that ultimately resulted in no criminal conviction for Ms. Shekter-Smith.
As previously reported, on Friday December 27, the Michigan Supreme Court rejected the Governor’s request to expedite her appeal from the Court of Claims decision to enjoin the enforcement of the emergency rules which prohibited the sale of flavored vaping products.
The Shareholders of Fraser Trebilcock have re-elected Michael H. Perry as President of the firm, Mark E. Kellogg will serve as Vice President and Marlaine C. Teahan will serve as Secretary/Treasurer.
Fraser Trebilcock's election law team of Graham K. Crabtree, Peter D. Houk, Jonathan E. Raven, and Ryan K. Kauffman received a favorable ruling for their client, Voters Not Politicians ("VNP"), from U.S. District Court Judge Janet T. Neff in the pending lawsuits challenging the constitutional validity of Michigan’s new Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission.
Fraser Trebilcock has received a First Tier ranking in Lansing in eight practice areas by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" in 2020.