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Kerr Russell supports Covenant House Michigan's Night of Broadway Stars 2018 event May 10

April 6, 2018

Kerr Russell is sponsoring Covenant House Michigan's Night of Broadway Stars 2018. Member Dan Ferris who is part of Covenant House's Young Professionals Society will attend. From the event description:

"Join us May 10 - Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 6:00pm, Sound Board Theater at MotorCity Casino Hotel - for a high-energy review of Broadway’s greatest hits at our show-stopping event, A Night of Broadway Stars 2018! The show is produced and led by renowned composer and lyricist, Neil Berg – whose credits include Grumpy Old Men and The Prince and the Pauper – and will feature 20 solo and group performances by Broadway’s biggest stars recreating their roles from the Broadway shows that made them famous. This exciting event begins at 6:00 p.m. with cocktails, hearty hors d’oeuvres, silent auction and raffle. Show begins at 7:45 p.m. and is followed by a 'Meet the Stars' reception. Proceeds raised from the event will benefit Covenant House Michigan, a nonprofit that provides shelter, food and clothing, as well as education and job development to thousands of homeless and at-risk young men and women each year. We hope to see you in the theater for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the 2018 Covenant House Michigan youth perform on stage during a special finale segment! To purchase tickets visit: Night of Broadway Stars Tickets."

Covenant House Michigan is a faith-based nonprofit organization that provides hope to homeless, runaway and at-risk youth ages 18-24. We provide shelter, educational and vocational programs, as well as other support services, to help overcome hurdles such as homelessness, unemployment, inadequate education, violence, drugs and gangs. Our goal is to redirect them onto a path toward meaningful and successful adulthood. CHM has come to be known by Detroit area young people as a place they can go to build a better future and be treated with respect and unconditional love. Over 60,000 youths have been served by CHM since its inception in September, 1997.

 

Daniel J. Ferris feels privileged to be called upon to assist companies and individuals across a range of industries and with a wide variety of issues. He handles matters involving class action, commercial disputes, corporate law, employment law, insurance, licensing, litigation, products liability, and professional liability defense.  Dan represents automotive manufacturers and is a member of the Original Equipment Suppliers Association Young Leadership Council.  He also assists companies involved in the construction industry.  Additionally, Dan represents corporations and individuals involved in health care including dentists, hospitals, medical device manufacturers, and physicians.  He serves as Co-Chair of the Professional Liability & Health Care Section of Michigan Defense Trial Counsel.  He has particular experience in non-compete and sales representative contracts.  Dan has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” (no more than 2.5% of lawyers practicing in the State of Michigan receive this distinction).

Dan is passionate about education.  In addition to his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Michigan, he completed a trial advocacy program at the Northwestern University School of Law.  Dan has served as an instructor at the University of Michigan and is an editor of a forthcoming edition of Michigan Law of Damages and Other Remedies, a treatise published by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education. He is a member of Kerr Russell’s Continuing Legal Education Committee and has served as a judge for moot court competitions at the University of Michigan and Wayne State University Law Schools. Dan has also served as a “Barrister” in the American Inns of Court, which is an organization that promotes legal education. He has presented on topics relating to commercial litigation, health care, and legal research.

Dan is also passionate about civic service. He was first appointed and then elected to serve as a member of the State Bar of Michigan Representative Assembly, which is the final policy-making body of the State Bar. He is also a Fellow of the Oakland County Bar Foundation, which promotes increased access to and understanding of the legal system. Dan supports homeless youth as a member of the Covenant House Michigan Young Professionals Society. He additionally volunteers with Kerr Russell’s Giving Back program, has represented nonprofit corporations, and has represented clients on a pro bono basis.  Dan previously held a leadership position in a community service organization and has traveled to multiple sites around the United States to perform volunteer work.

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