Attorneys Named New Board Members of Living Arts


SOUTHFIELD — Michelle C. Harrell and Brian A. Nettleingham, shareholders at Maddin, Hauser, Roth & Heller PC, a Southfield-based law firm, have been appointed to the board of directors of Living Arts.

Living Arts is a nonprofit organization that exists to strengthen the urban neighborhoods of southwest Detroit by cultivating an environment that sparks the imagination and fosters ingenuity through the arts and community development initiatives.

Harrell manages Maddin Hauser’s complex and general litigation practice group and concentrates her practice in the areas of complex commercial, real estate, cyber law, receiverships, and family law litigation. Harrell serves on the Planning Commission for the city of Grosse Pointe Woods and is also a co-organizer of the One Million Cups program, an entrepreneurial crowdsourcing initiative in Detroit for the Kauffman Foundation.

She received her Bachelor of Science degree in accounting, summa cum laude, from the University of Detroit and her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Wayne State University Law School.

Nettleingham works in the firm’s complex and general litigation, regulatory compliance, and real property practice groups, where he serves a range of clients on issues relating to mortgage lending and servicing practices, technology, shareholder disputes, employment, and intellectual property. Recently, Nettleingham worked with federal regulators assisting in one of the nation’s largest mortgage servicer audits regarding foreclosure practices.

Nettleingham graduated from Notre Dame Law School in and was named a 2012 Top DBusiness Lawyer for metro Detroit in the area of Information Technology law.