Mich. AG Will Defend Retirees In Detroit Ch. 9 Case

Law360, New York (July 29, 2013, 2:13 PM EDT) -- Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette on Monday joined Detroit's epic bankruptcy case to defend retirees who are resisting the city's efforts to reduce its obligations to them, saying the state constitution clearly protects them from such actions.

Schuette, who also said he will continue to represent Gov. Rick Snyder and other state departments in legal proceedings relating to the bankruptcy, said over the weekend that he will work on behalf of retirees who are at risk of losing their earned benefits.

“Detroit's $20 billion indebtedness is...
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

City of Detroit, Michigan

Case Number



Michigan Eastern

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

July 18, 2013

Law Firms

Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.