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Kerr Russell congratulates Jack Richert of Special Tree Rehabilitation System, a deserving recipient of the Brain Injury Association of Michigan's Legacy Society Community Service and Leadership Award

March 22, 2018

Congratulations to Jack Richert of Special Tree Rehabilitation System, a deserving recipient of the Legacy Society Community Service and Leadership Award. We thank Jack, Special Tree and the Brain Injury Association of Michigan for their commitment to brain injury education, prevention, research and, advocacy. Patients and clients trust their healthcare professionals. And, healthcare professionals trust us. Kerr Russell is proud to be your Trusted Partner.

Annually, the Brain Injury Association of Michigan's Legacy Society recognizes its newest contributing members at the Spring Tribute Dinner. In addition, selected individuals who have contributed to the brain injury field, or have shown a demonstrated leadership in working to improve lives of persons with brain injuries or their families are selected as an honorary member.

  • The dinner will be held on April 21, 2018 at the Suburban Collection Showplace.
  • Register here.

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James R. Cambridge has more than 30 years of experience in the areas of business law, finance, and real estate.  Mr. Cambridge is co-chairperson of the firm's Business and Corporate Law practice group, and leads the firm's US-China practice.  He is also a member of the firm's Executive Committee.

Mr. Cambridge's clients have included private and public companies in the manufacturing, finance, real estate, retail, service, technology and transportation industries. His clients have also included professional athletes, corporate CEOs and other high net worth individuals. Mr. Cambridge serves as counsel for a number of businesses and handles a variety of matters such as business formations, contracts, employment, lending relationships, restructurings, real estate, buying and selling businesses and resolving troubled business situations. Mr. Cambridge has considerable experience in advising closely-held businesses. Mr. Cambridge also has experience in advising US and foreign-based companies in establishing operations in both the US and abroad.  

Mr. Cambridge is a past Chairperson of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan and also served as the Chairman of the Legislative Drafting Committee of business and tax lawyers that wrote the Michigan Limited Liability Company Act.

Mr. Cambridge is frequently honored for legal excellence by his clients and other attorneys. He has been admitted as a Fellow in the Michigan State Bar Foundation, in recognition of his professionalism and community service, and he received the Outstanding Business Lawyer Award from the State Bar of Michigan’s Business Law Section.  He is consistently listed in Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business; Who’s Who in American Law; and The Best Lawyers in America®, Woodward/White, Inc.  Mr. Cambridge has been noted as a “Michigan Super Lawyer” and being among “Detroit’s Best Lawyers” by Thomson Reuters; and is rated a “Top Lawyer” by dbusiness Magazine.  He has also been named among Michigan's "Leader's in the Law" by Michigan Lawyers Weekly.  Mr. Cambridge has achieved AV ranking from Martindale Hubbell, reflecting the highest standards of legal ability, professional ethics and integrity. 

A respected attorney and author, Mr. Cambridge lectures and publishes regularly on business law and planning.  He has written numerous articles and books, including the highly regarded Michigan Limited Liability Companies. Mr. Cambridge is also a contributing author to Advising Closely Held Businesses in Michigan.

Patrick J. Haddad has over 25 years of experience in the areas of securities, corporate law, health care law and insurance. He is chairperson of the firm’s Securities Law Practice Group and co-chairperson of the firm’s Health Care Practice Group.

In his securities and corporate practice, Patrick represents public companies, the boards of for-profit and nonprofit organizations, statewide professional associations, health care professionals, hospital systems, joint ventures, management/service organizations, and managed care delivery systems. His work includes disclosure and compliance relative to current, quarterly and annual filings; Section 16 reporting and representation of corporate directors and officers; corporate governance; audit committee and compensation committee representation; public offerings; private placements; and negotiation and documentation of complex business transactions

Patrick’s health care law practice includes advising on provider contracting, change of ownership (CHOW), certificate of need (CON), hospital/medical staff relationships, third party payor reimbursement, and state and federal laws regulating the delivery of health services and the business of health care.

He also advises a wide array of mortgage originator and insurance clients, including agents, captive, casualty, property, professional liability, health and worker’s compensation insurers, third party administrators, and self-funded health plans. Patrick frequently assists clients regarding the drafting and analysis of federal, state and local legislation and regulation. He also represents clients before federal and state courts and administrative tribunals.

Patrick is a frequent speaker before legal and business groups on the topics of securities and health care, including presentations on peer review, physician self-referral, anti-kickback, compliance plans, HIPAA, and antitrust.

Patrick was named to The Best Lawyers in America®, by Woodward/White, Inc. in the area of health care law.

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