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Bodman PLC Admits Five New Members

Celeste E. Arduino, Matthew R. Rechtien, Charles M. Russman, Greg M. Ryan, and Andrew J. Schuster become Members of the Firm

By: Bodman PLC

02/04/15

Detroit-based business law firm Bodman PLC is pleased to announce that it has admitted Celeste E. Arduino, Matthew R. Rechtien, Charles M. Russman, Greg M. Ryan, and Andrew J. Schuster as members of the firm.

All previously were associate attorneys with Bodman.

Arduino, of Bodman’s Detroit office, assists nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations in obtaining and maintaining exempt status. She also advises individual clients on estate, gift, and income tax matters, and businesses on corporate governance, business planning, and general operational issues. Arduino is a graduate of Bowling Green State University and Wayne State University Law School.

Rechtien, of Bodman’s Ann Arbor office, focuses his practice in construction law, and commercial and insurance litigation. He represents banks, contractors, owners, suppliers, insurers, and design professionals in negotiations and dispute resolution, from pre-trial through collections. Before becoming an attorney, he worked as a consulting structural engineer on commercial buildings and stadium projects. Rechtien is a graduate of the University of Michigan, University of Texas, and University of Washington School of Law.

Russman, of Bodman’s Troy office, advises employers on employee benefit, executive compensation, and privacy matters. Among other services, he drafts plan documents, assists clients with regulatory compliance, negotiates agreements for products and professional services related to benefits administration, and advises businesses on the privacy and security of client information. He is a graduate of Michigan State University, Wayne State University Law School, and Georgetown University Law Center.

Ryan, of Bodman’s Detroit office, represents financial institutions in a variety of commercial bankruptcy matters and debtor-creditor disputes. Before joining Bodman, he was a vice president in the Special Assets Group at Comerica Bank. He is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.

Schuster, of Bodman’s Troy office, represents clients in a variety of business and technology matters and other commercial transactions. He primarily assists clients inthe review, drafting, and negotiation of complex vendor agreements and other commercial contracts. His clients include banks, professional sports teams, automotive suppliers, and technology-based businesses. He is a graduate of the Madonna University and Wayne State University Law School.