Specializes in middle market M&A transactions (typically ranging from $30 million USD to $1 billion USD) and corporate finance. Also advises clients on private equity and venture capital financing, joint ventures, commercial loans, complex business transactions (domestic and international), business formation (corporation, limited liability company, and partnership), and corporate governance. Has extensive experience serving as general counsel to automotive and industrial companies in connection with their worldwide operations. Deals with technology companies from start up, to transactions involving intellectual property, to venture capital financing, to eventual sale. He is a multi-time Best Lawyers in America Ann Arbor Lawyer of the Year for M&A. Recipient of the 2016 Stephen H. Schulman Outstanding Business Lawyer Award (State Bar of Michigan-Business Law Section).
State Bar of Michigan (Past Chair, Business Law Section); American Bar Association; Institute for Continuing Legal Education (Business Law Advisory Board).
JD, University of Detroit-Mercy; AB, University of Michigan. Chair of the Board of Directors of the Michigan Health Endowment Fund. Past Board Member for the St. Joseph Mercy Health System Development Council, the Washtenaw County American Red Cross, and the Washtenaw County United Way.