Firm News & Events

Our innovative attorneys and legal staff are always in motion; from adeptly handling our clients' cases to authoring legal articles to sponsoring charity events, we work tirelessly to advance the field of law and make our community the best place it can be.

Below, we highlight some of our most recent noteworthy news items and events. If you have questions about these or any other items involving firm, please feel free to contact us and speak with a member of the Hertz Schram team.

October 2018 - Hertz Schram's employment law attorney, Patty Stamler, recently announced a $625 million civil settlement under the False Claims Act lawsuit.  Read more here.

April 2018 - Wayne State University to Honor Howard Hertz with the CFPCA Arts Advocacy Award. Read more here.

June 2017 - Hertz Schram's employment law attorney, Patty Stamler, is recognized in Leading Trial Lawyer Fights for Equality, written by Elizabeth Davies.

January 2017 - Hertz Schram helps fund Fair Michigan Justice Project (FMJP), a collaboration with Fair Michigan and the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office to help combat the rise of LGBTQ hate crimes. Click here to read more.

November 2016 - Hertz Schram Attorney Joseph A. Bellanca will speak at Annual Howard Soifer Memorial Lecture on Sports and Entertainment at WMU-Cooley in Lansing on Friday, Nov. 18th, 2016. Click here to read more.

October 2016 - 10 Hertz Schram Attorneys Receive Super Lawyer 2016. Read more here.

October 2016 - 8 Hertz Schram Attorneys Honored as 2017 Top Lawyers by Dbusiness. Read more here.

October 2016 - Hertz Schram Partner, Lisa D Stern Receives Best in Michigan for Client Satisfaction. Read more here.

July 2016 - Eva Cantarella was sworn in as one of five new Directors of the Commercial Board of REALTORS (CBOR).

July 2016 Hertz Schram Supports the LGBTQ community and the Fair Michigan Justice Project. Read more here.

June 2016 - Gary Remer will be a part of the "End-of-Day Ask-the-Experts Panel" at the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants' Audits of Employee Benefit Plans Conference on June 2nd. Learn more and register here.

April 2016 - Hertz Schram has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of Flint, Michigan children who were poisoned by the city's tap water. This class action seeks monetary damages for all Flint children 17 and under, who have been exposed to lead and its damaging side effects, which can include brain damage. Learn more.

December 2015 - Hertz Schram is pleased to announce that Gary Remer, one of Michigan's top franchise attorneys, joined the firm to lead our Franchise and Employee Benefit Plan practices.

November 2015 - Eight of Hertz Schram's attorneys were recently honored in DBusiness Top Lawyers 2016.

November 2015 - Hertz Schram is pleased to announce that 12 of its attorneys were recognized by Leading Lawyers for being at the top of their fields of expertise and for outstanding client service.

November 2015 - Hertz Schram is proud to announce that 12 of our attorneys have been named for inclusion in the 2015 edition of Michigan Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.

May 2015 - On Thursday, May 28, 2015, Kenneth Silver presented "Getting Ready for Funding: How to Clean Your House Before the Guests Arrive" for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education's first annual Entrepreneurial Law Institute at the Book Cadillac Hotel in downtown Detroit. The complete materials for the entire 1 and ½ day seminar can be viewed at

May 2015 - Hertz Schram is pleased to announce that Judge Edward Sosnick (Ret.) is now Of Counsel to the firm. He focuses his practice on formal and informal alternative dispute resolution (ADR), including mediation and arbitration.

April 2015 - On April 23, 2015, Hertz Schram's entertainment and intellectual property team of Howard Hertz and Joe Bellanca helped kick off World IP Day celebrations in Detroit at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History.

April 2015 - Patricia Stamler was named for inclusion in Leading Lawyers in the categories of Employment Law: Employee, and False Claims Act/Whistle Blower. Attorneys named to this list have been recommended by their peers to be among the top lawyers in their respective area(s) of law.

April 2015 - Delia Miller elected to Board of Michigan Inter-Professional Association, a non-profit organization of judges, lawyers and mental health professionals dedicated to strengthening family life in the community.

March 2015 - Richard Victor is a featured speaker for the State Bar of Michigan's event entitled "How to Get Clients, Make Money, and Not Lose Your Law License."

March 2015 - Patricia Stamler participated as a panel member for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education's online seminar on Wage and Hour law addressing key legal issues and pitfalls under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

March 2015 - Kenneth Silver has been invited to be a featured speaker at the ReInvent Detroit Conference, to be held March 12-14, 2015, at Cobo Center.

January 2015 - Patricia Stamler was named one of the Top Lawyers in metro Detroit for 2015 by DBusiness, Detroit's premier business journal. Read the letter that Jocelyn Benson, dean of Wayne State University Law School, sent to congratulate Ms. Stamler.

December 2014 - Lisa Kavalhuna was named one of the Top Corporate Counsel Lawyers in metro Detroit for 2014 by DBusiness, Detroit's premier business journal.

December 2014 - Patricia Stamler's article titled "Unique Aspects of Litigating Federal False Claims Act Cases" was published in the December 2014 Michigan Bar Journal. It can be accessed here or from our Articles page.

September 2014 - Richard Victor, a prominent family law attorney, joined Hertz Schram. Mr. Victor is of counsel with the firm. See Noted Family Law Attorney Finds New Home With Firm (Oakland County Legal News)

January 2014 - Hertz Schram PC was proud to announce the opening of the firm's new Detroit office. See Branching Out: Law Firm Opens Office in Downtown Detroit (Oakland County Legal News)

December 2013 - Hertz Schram PC was named a winner for the M&A Deal of the Year (Over $75mm to $100mm).