Dickinson Wright PLLC

William P Shield, Jr

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Practice Areas

Division Director – Transactions (Banking and Finance, Real Estate and Real Estate Finance and Public Finance)

Lead Counsel to the agent banks and lead arrangers in syndicated credit facilities and cross-border financings; lead Counsel to senior lenders, subordinated lenders and borrowers in public and private acquisition financings, debt restructurings, bridge financings, mezzanine financings and other leveraged financings and general commercial lending transactions; extensive experience in asset based and other secured lending and specialized collateral transactions.

Professional Memberships

State Bar of Michigan; Metropolitan Detroit Bar Association.


Contributing author, ICLE, “Lender vs. Creditors in a Difficult Economic Environment”.


JD, University of Michigan Law School; BSEE, University of Michigan.