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Pat O’Keefe talks retail with Roop Raj

Pat O’Keefe talks retail with Roop Raj

June 1, 2020

Pat O’Keefe talks to Roop Raj at Fox 2 about retail as stores plan to open back up. “630,000 retail stores have temporarily shut down because of COVID-19… hundreds are likely to close for good.”

Pat O’Keefe on upcoming challenges and realities for retail

Pat O’Keefe on upcoming challenges and realities for retail

May 28, 2020

As Detroit area retail prepares to reopen next week, WWJ’s Brooke Allen sought perspectives from Pat O’Keefe on upcoming challenges and realities. Listen here.

Feldman Report – Reopening the Economy

Feldman Report – Reopening the Economy

May 20, 2020

Murray Feldman used stats provided by Pat O’Keefe in The Feldman Report today on WWJ News Radio.  Listen to the clip to hear Murray’s report on reopening the Michigan economy.

Smuts discusses unemployment on Fox 2 News

Smuts discusses unemployment on Fox 2 News

April 20, 2020

Anson Smuts joins Fox 2 News to give insight on the current unemployment rate as well as what the labor market will look like when things finally reopen.

O’Keefe comments on the SBA Loan on Local 4 News

O’Keefe comments on the SBA Loan on Local 4 News

April 14, 2020

Pat O’Keefe joined the Local 4 News at 11 to discuss the Small Business Administration Disaster Loan.  You can hear his comments starting at 8:10.

Anson Smuts on Record High Claims for Unemployment Benefits

Anson Smuts on Record High Claims for Unemployment Benefits

April 1, 2020

Almost 3.3 million Americans filed claims for unemployment benefits. Anson Smuts, Director and Senior Economist with O’Keefe, joins Sven Gustafson and Jer Staes on the Daily Detroit Podcast to discuss the record high claims for unemployment benefits in the U.S… Continue Reading  

O’Keefe & Rhoades McKee: Practical & Legal Aspects of Restructuring Strategies in a Financial Crisis

O’Keefe & Rhoades McKee: Practical & Legal Aspects of Restructuring Strategies in a Financial Crisis

April 1, 2020

This is a difficult and uncertain time for all businesses. Many business owners are contemplating how to retain and generate cash to meet obligations to employees and stakeholders. In times like this, an ounce of planning now is worth a… Continue Reading  

Anson Smuts on record high unemployment numbers

Anson Smuts on record high unemployment numbers

March 31, 2020

Anson Smuts, Senior Economist with O’Keefe, discusses record high unemployment numbers with on 1380 WPHM.

Turnaround expert: Communication key to solutions during COVID-19 crisis

Turnaround expert: Communication key to solutions during COVID-19 crisis

March 27, 2020

As published by Karen Dybris, Corp! Magazine It’s a tough question: What should you do when a business you’ve worked with in the past posts a fund-raising campaign for its staff or operations on social media? Or consider this one:… Continue Reading  

Practical and Legal Aspects of Restructuring Strategies in a Financial Crisis by Butzel Long and O’Keefe

Practical and Legal Aspects of Restructuring Strategies in a Financial Crisis by Butzel Long and O’Keefe

March 25, 2020

Business owners face difficult decisions regarding their options to fulfill requirements to employees, customers, banks, landlords, vendors, etc. The ability to develop sustainable strategies to emerge when commerce becomes stable is integral to survival. Business owners with thoughtful plans communicated… Continue Reading