An independent licensee of the BCBS Association, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is a nonprofit mutual insurance company founded in 1939. It is the largest health insurer in the state, serving 4.5 million people in Michigan and 1.6 million more in other states. The largest network of doctors, more than 33,000; and the largest number of hospitals – 152, accept BCBSM plans.
DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Its operating units include an electric utility serving 2.2 million customers in Southeastern Michigan and a natural gas utility serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan. The DTE Energy portfolio includes non-utility energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects, natural gas pipelines, gathering and storage, and energy marketing and trading.
Founded in 1854, Butzel Long has played a prominent role in the development and growth of several major industries. Business leaders have turned to us for innovative, highly-effective legal counsel for over 160 years. We have a long and successful history of developing new capabilities and deepening our expertise for our clients’ benefit. We strive to be on the cutting edge of technology, manufacturing, e-commerce, biotechnology, intellectual property, and cross-border operations and transactions.