Mar 282013
 

Posted on 03/27/2013 by Diane Bukowski, Voice of Detroit

Even Detroit children marched against Jones Day in Cleveland March 25, 2013.

Even Detroit children marched against Jones Day in Cleveland March 25, 2013.

Jones Day is city’s “restructuring counsel” under EM Kevyn Orr 

Clients include:

  • Banks who hold most of city’s debt
  • Major media, including McClatchy, which owns News and Freep
  • Far right-wingers opposed to Voting Rights Act, contraception and abortion, corporate regulation
  • The tobacco industry  

By Diane Bukowski 

JD logo 3 23 13CLEVELAND – A busload of Detroiters protested the emergency manager takeover of their city outside the Cleveland, Ohio offices of Jones Day March 25, the first day of for Jones Day attorney Kevyn Orr’s tenancy as Detroit EM.  The Jones Day law firm is the “restructuring consultant” for Detroit.

Ranging from young children to seniors with walkers, marchers picketed for two hours in snow and cold, chanting, “Jones Day has got to go,” “Kevyn Orr, get out the door,” and “Detroit will live and not die.”

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