Southfield firm dissolves, moves to Clark Hill

Crain’s Detroit Business has reported that Southfield-based firm Kupelian Ormond & Magy PC will be absorbed into Clark Hill PLC come the end of June.

Managing shareholder Stephen Ormond and firm shareholders Peter Kupelian and Paul Magy will join the firm as members; Stephon Bagne, Douglas Chapman, Matthew Schlegel and Carol Schley will be installed as senior counsel; and David Blau and Jason Canvasser will be associates. Kupelian shareholder Mark Kaylian has declined the Clark Hill offer.

Kupelian Ormond & Magy’s specialties were in real estate, bankruptcy, retail, municipal law and insurance defense and coverage work.

Clark Hill was ranked as fifth-largest Michigan law firm in Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s 2012 edition of “Michigan’s Largest Law Firms.”