Butzel Long, based in Detroit, named attorney George B. Donnini the new litigation II department chair.
He was a member of the board of directors and served in a number of leadership roles. Donnini will be responsible for the management and oversight of the firm’s litigation attorneys, who will report to him. He will also oversee the strategic goals, budgeting, forecasting, and direction of the Litigation II Department.
Donnini is a shareholder with 17 years of experience in Detroit as a white-collar criminal defense practitioner. He has handled cases related to health care fraud, public corruption, tax, securities fraud, and more. In addition, a significant portion of his practice involves the handling of corporate internal investigations for public and private companies.
Donnini and a group of local attorneys formed the Detroit chapter of the Veteran’s Bar Association. He also serves as treasurer/secretary for the Eastern District of Michigan’s Federal Bar Association and in leadership roles for the American Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section, White Collar Crime Committee, Midwest Regional Co-Chair, and the American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section, Book Board.
After graduating with a bachelor’s degree from The George Washington University, Donnini earned his law degree from the Duke University School of Law.
Butzel Long was founded in 1854 and has offices located in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing, Ann Arbor, New York, and Washington, D.C., as well as an alliance office in Beijing.