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SBA Interim Final Rule

This interim final rule announces the implementation of sections 1102 and 1106 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act or the Act). Section 1102 of the Act temporarily adds a new product, titled the “Paycheck Protection Program,” to the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA’s) 7(a) Loan Program. Section 1106 of the Act provides for forgiveness of up to the full principal amount of qualifying loans guaranteed under the Paycheck Protection Program. The Paycheck Protection Program and loan forgiveness are intended to provide economic relief to small businesses nationwide adversely impacted under the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Read More …

Kuhn Rogers Welcomes Two New Associate Attorneys

December 1, 2017 The law firm of Kuhn Rogers PLC in Traverse City is pleased to announce the addition of two associate attorneys to their staff. Jordan D. Florian is from Stevensville Michigan. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Resource Ecology and Management at Louisiana State University in 2014, and went on to receive his Juris Doctor at Valparaiso Law School graduating Cum Laude with honors in the Spring of 2017. During his final year in Valparaiso, Jordan served as a law clerk for Judge Harper in Indiana’s Porter County Circuit Court, where he researched and drafted Read More …

Kuhn Rogers Receives U.S. News “Best Law Firms” Recognition

November 1, 2017 Kuhn Rogers PLC is pleased to announce it has once again received Tier 1 rankings in Real Estate law as well as Environmental law from U.S. News and World Report’s The Best Law Firms in America© 2018. Firms included in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America. Joseph E. Read More …

Christopher G. Rogers Announced as Partner

Christopher Rogers

January 28, 2016 Kuhn Rogers is pleased to announce the addition of Christopher G. Rogers as a partner in its law practice. Chris has been with Kuhn Rogers since 2014 as a result of its merger with the firm of Calcutt, Rogers and Boynton where Chris had been practicing since his admission to the State Bar of Michigan in 2010. Chris has significant experience in estate planning, business succession planning, real estate law, and general civil law. With his background, Chris is well positioned to play an integral role in Kuhn Rogers’ ability to provide comprehensive legal services to its Read More …

Kuhn Rogers 2nd Largest Law Firm in TC

A recent ranking of Traverse City, Michigan law firms by the Traverse City Business News identifies Kuhn Rogers PLC as the second largest firm in the area. The ranking is based on the number of attorneys at each firm. Click here to visit the ranking on the TCBN website, which identifies Kuhn Rogers’ partners, top areas of practice, and total number of attorneys and staff.

The Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act – A Powerful Tool

By: Troy W. Stewart, Partner The Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (“PACA”) 7 USC §499a, et seq., is a federal statute which provides certain protections for unpaid suppliers, sellers or agents relating to the purchase or sale of any perishable agricultural commodity. PACA defines the term “perishable agricultural commodity” as “fresh fruit and vegetables of every kind and character”, whether or not frozen or packed in ice, including cherries in brine. PACA requires all brokers and dealers in perishable agricultural commodities to obtain licenses from the Secretary of Agriculture. Brokers and dealers violate PACA if they do not pay promptly and Read More …

New Changes to Michigan’s Environmental Cleanup Law

By: Joseph E. Quandt, Partner In what has become an annual process over the last three years, the Michigan Legislature has, again, amended Michigan’s primary Environmental Remediation Statute, known as Part 201 of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, P.A. 451 of 1994, as amended. The most recent changes provide for more flexibility in managing the environmental remediation process at sites of environmental contamination. The following are highlights of these changes. Site specific cleanup criteria now allows for remediation approaches which accommodate contaminant exposure assumptions that are specific to a piece of property. In other words, if a specific Read More …

Troy W. Stewart Named Partner

TROY W. STEWART, an attorney with Kuhn Rogers PLC, has been named a full equity partner at one of northwest Michigan’s largest locally owned law firms. He joined Kuhn Rogers PLC in 2006 and has been a practicing attorney for the past 15 years. His areas of practice include: commercial litigation and arbitration, commercial/consumer collections, landlord-tenant, corporate law, employment law, general civil, criminal, divorce and family law, environmental, real property, business/contract litigation, and appeals. Attorney Stewart has represented clients in criminal and civil jury trials, as well as civil bench trials, while also preparing and filing numerous briefs with the Read More …