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Council Information

Officers

    Chair
    Jeffrey J. Van Winkle
    Clark Hill PLC
    200 Ottawa Ave NW Ste 500
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2426
    Phone: (616) 608-1113
    jvanwinkle@clarkhill.com

    Vice Chair: James L. Carey, Auburn Hills
    Treasurer: Douglas L. Toering, Troy
    Secretary: Judy B. Calton, Detroit

Council Members

    Term Expires 2014 Matthew P. Allen, Troy
    Jennifer E. Consiglio, Bloomfield Hills
    Christopher C. Maeso, Troy
    H. Roger Mali, Troy
    Douglas L. Toering, Troy
    Term Expires 2015

    James L. Carey, Auburn Hills
    Julia Ann Dale, Lansing
    D. Richard McDonald, Bloomfield Hills
    Thomas R. Morris, Farmington Hills
    Mark W. Peters, Troy

    Term Expires 2016

    Kevin T. Block, Detroit
    Judy B. Calton, Detroit
    Mark E. Kellogg, Lansing
    Gail Haefner Straith, Birmingham
    Jeffrey J. Van Winkle, Grand Rapids

Immediate Past Chair

    Marguerite Donahue, Southfield

Commissioner Liaison

    Jennifer M. Grieco, Birmingham

State Bar Liaison

    Candace Crowley, Lansing

Section Administrator

Committee Chairs

    Ad Hoc Diversity:

    Julia A. Dale
    Director, Corporation Division
    LARA Bureau of Commercial Services Corporation Division
    PO Box 30054
    Lansing, MI 48909
    Phone: (517) 241-6463 dalej@michigan.gov

    Commercial Litigation:

    Douglas L. Toering
    Toering Law Firm PLLC
    888 W Big Beaver Ste 750
    Troy, MI 48084
    Phone: (248) 269-2020
    dltoering@aol.com

    Corporate Laws:

    Justin G. Klimko
    Butzel Long
    150 W Jefferson Ste 900
    Detroit, MI 48226-4430
    Phone: (313) 225-7037
    klimkojg@butzel.com

    Debtor/Creditor Rights:

    Judy B. Calton
    Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn LLP
    2290 First National Bldg
    660 Woodward Ave Ste 2290
    Detroit, MI 48226
    Phone: (313) 465-7344
    jbc@honigman.com

    Judith Greenstone Miller
    Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer & Weiss PC
    27777 Franklin Rd Ste 2500
    Southfield, MI 48034-8214
    Phone: (248) 727-1429
    jmiller@jaffelaw.com

    Financial Institutions:

      Amy J. Durant
      Bodman PLC
      Suite 400 201 South Division Street
      Ann Arbor, MI 48104
      Phone (734) 930-2492
      Fax (734) 930-2494
      adurant@bodmanlaw.com

      DJ Culkar
      Senior Vice President & General Counsel-Wealth Mgmt, Retail, Ops and Reg. Aff. Comerica Incorporated
      1717 Main St Ste 2100 MC-6506
      Dallas, TX 75201
      Phone: (214) 462-4401
      Fax: (214) 462-4320
      djculkar@comerica.com

    In-House Counsel:

    Bharat C. Gandhi
    Dow Chemical Company
    2040 Dow Center
    Midland, MI 48674
    Phone: (989) 636-5257
    bcgandhi@dow.com

    Law Schools:

    Mark E. Kellogg
    Fraser Trebilcock Davis & Dunlap PC
    124 W Allegan St Ste 1000
    Lansing, MI 48933
    Phone: (517) 482-5800
    mkellogg@fraserlawfirm.com

    Nonprofit Corporations:

    Jane Forbes
    Dykema Gossett, PLLC
    400 Renaissance Ctr
    Detroit, MI 48243-1668
    Phone: (313) 568-6792
    jforbes@dykema.com

    Jennifer M. Oertel
    Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss PC
    27777 Franklin Rd Ste 2500
    Southfield, MI 48034
    Phone: (248) 727-1626
    joertel@jaffelaw.com

    Regulation of Securities:

    Patrick J. Haddad
    Kerr, Russell & Weber, PLC
    Detroit Center, Ste 2500
    500 Woodward Avenue
    Detroit, MI 48226-3427
    Phone: (313) 961-0200
    phaddad@kerr-russell.com

    Uniform Commercial Code:

    Patrick E. Mears
    Barnes & Thornburg LLP
    171 Monroe Ave NW #1000
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2694
    patrick.mears@btlaw.com

    Unincorporated Enterprises:

    Daniel H. Minkus
    Clark Hill PLC
    151 S Old Woodward Ave Ste 200
    Birmingham, MI 48009
    Phone: (248) 988-5849
    dminkus@clarkhill.com

Directorships

    Legislative Review:

    Eric I. Lark
    Kerr, Russell and Weber PLC
    500 Woodward Ave Ste 2500
    Detroit, MI 48226-5499
    Phone: (313) 961-0200
    eil@krwlaw.com

    Nominating:

    Tania E. (Dee Dee) Fuller
    Fuller Law & Counseling PC
    300 Ottawa NW Ste 220
    Grand Rapids 49503
    Phone: (616) 454-0022
    fullerd@fullerlaw.biz

    Programs:

    Mark W. Peters
    Bodman PLC
    201 W Big Beaver Rd Ste 500
    Troy, MI 48084
    Phone: (248) 743-6043
    mpeters@bodmanlaw.com

    Eric I. Lark
    Kerr, Russell and Weber PLC
    500 Woodward Ave Ste 2500
    Detroit, MI 48226-5499
    Phone: (313) 961-0200
    eil@krwlaw.com

    Christopher C. Maeso
    Dickinson Wright PLLC
    38525 Woodward Ave Ste 200
    Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
    Phone: (248) 433-7501
    cmaeso@dickinsonwright.com

    Daniel H. Minkus
    151 S Old Woodward Ave, Ste 200
    Birmingham, MI 48009
    Phone: (248) 988-5849
    dminkus@clarkhill.com

    Tania E. (Dee Dee) Fuller
    Fuller Law & Counseling PC
    300 Ottawa NW Ste 220
    Grand Rapids 49503
    Phone: (616) 454-0022
    fullerd@fullerlaw.biz

    Public Relations and Social Media:

    Jennifer E. Consiglio
    Butzel Long PC
    41000 Woodward Ave
    Stoneridge West
    Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
    Phone: (248) 593-3023
    Fax: (248) 258-1439
    consiglio@butzel.com

    Small Business Forum:

    Douglas L. Toering
    Toering Law Firm PLLC
    888 W Big Beaver Rd Ste 750
    Troy, MI 48084
    Phone: (248)269-2020
    dltoering@aol.com

    Publications:

    D. Richard McDonald
    Dykema
    39577 Woodward Ave Ste 300
    Bloomfield Hills, 48304-2820
    Phone: (248) 203-0859
    drmcdonald@dykema.com

    Section Development:

    Kevin T. Block
    Kerr, Russell, and Weber PLC
    500 Woodward Ave Ste 2500
    Detroit, MI 48226-5499
    Phone: (313) 961-0200
    ktb@krwlaw.com

    Mark R. High
    Dickinson Wright PLLC
    500 Woodward Ave Ste 4000
    Detroit, MI 48226-5403
    Phone: (313) 223-3500
    mhigh@dickinsonwright.com

    Edwin J. Lukas
    Bodman LLP
    1901 Saint Antoine St Fl 6
    Detroit, MI 48226
    Phone: (313) 393-7523
    elukas@bodmanllp.com

    Justin Peruski
    Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn LLP
    660 Woodward Ave Ste 2290
    Detroit, MI 48226-3506
    Phone: (313) 465-7696
    jperuski@honigman.com

    Technology:

    Jeffrey J. VanWinkle
    Clark Hill PLC
    200 Ottawa St NW, Ste 500
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    Phone: (616) 608-1113
    jvanwinkle@clarkhill.com

Liaisons

    ICLE Liaison

      Marguerite M. Donahue
      Seyburn Kahn Ginn Bess & Serlin PC
      2000 Town Ctr Ste 1500
      Southfield, MI 48075
      Phone: (248) 351-3567
      mdonahue@seyburn.com

    Probate & Estate Planning Section Liaison

      John R. Dresser
      Dresser, Dresser, Haas & Caywood PC
      112 S Monroe St
      Sturgis, MI 49091-1729
      Phone: (269) 651-3281
      jdresser@dresserlaw.com

Ex-Officios (Former Chairs)

    Diane L. Akers
    Bodman LLP
    1901 Saint Antoine St Fl 6
    Detroit, MI 48226
    Phone: (313) 393-7516

    Jeffrey S. Ammon
    Miller Johnson
    250 Monroe Ave NW Ste 800
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    Phone: (616) 831-1703

    G. Ann Baker
    Bureau of Commercial Services
    PO Box 30054
    Lansing, MI 48909
    Phone: (517) 241-3838

    Harvey W. Berman
    Bodman LLP
    201 S Division St Ste 400
    Ann Arbor, MI 48104
    Phone: (734) 930-2493

    Bruce D. Birgbauer
    Miller, Canfield, Paddock & Stone PLC
    150 W Jefferson Ave Ste 2500
    Detroit, MI 48226
    Phone: (313) 496-7577

    Irving I. Boigon
    15211 Dartmouth St
    Oak Park, MI 48237
    Phone: (248) 967-3240

    Conrad A. Bradshaw
    Warner Norcross & Judd LLP
    111 Lyon St NW Ste 900
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    Phone: (616) 752-2344

    James C. Bruno
    Butzel Long PC
    150 W Jefferson Ave Ste 900
    Detroit, MI 48226
    Phone: (313) 225-7024

    James R. Cambridge
    Kerr, Russell & Weber PLC
    500 Woodward Ave Ste 2500
    Detroit, MI 48226
    Phone: (313) 961-0200

    Thomas D. Carney
    820 Angelica Cir
    Cary, NC 27518
    Phone: (734) 477-1977

    Timothy R. Damschroder
    Bodman LLP
    201 S Division St Ste 400
    Ann Arbor, MI 48104
    Phone: (734) 930-0230

    Alex J. DeYonker
    Spartan Stores, Inc
    850 76th St
    PO Box 8700-GR761225
    Grand Rapids, MI 49518
    Phone: (616) 878-2180

    Lee B. Durham Jr.
    1021 Dawson Ct
    Greensboro, GA 30642

    David Foltyn
    Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn LLP
    660 Woodward Ave Ste 2290
    Detroit, MI 48226-3506
    Phone: (313) 465-7380

    Richard B. Foster Jr.
    4990 Country Dr
    Okemos, MI 48864
    Phone: (517) 349-1574

    Tania E. (Dee Dee) Fuller
    Fuller Law & Counseling PC
    300 Ottawa NW, Ste 220
    Grand Rapids 49503
    Phone: (616) 454-0022

    Connie R. Gale
    PO Box 327
    Addison, MI 49220

    Paul K. Gaston
    2701 Gulf Shore Blvd N Apt 102
    Naples, FL 34103
    Phone: (941) 262-7659

    Verne C. Hampton II
    Dickinson Wright PLLC
    500 Woodward Ave Ste 4000
    Detroit, MI 48226-5403
    Phone: (313) 223-3500

    Mark R. High
    Dickinson Wright PLLC
    500 Woodward Ave Ste 4000
    Detroit, MI 48226-5403
    Phone: (313) 223-3500

    Michael S. Khoury
    Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer & Weiss PC
    27777 Franklin Rd Ste 2500
    Southfield, MI 48034-8214
    Phone: (248) 351.3000

    Justin G. Klimko
    Butzel Long
    150 W Jefferson Ste 900
    Detroit, MI 48226-4430
    Phone: (313) 225-7037

    Eric I. Lark
    Kerr, Russell and Weber PLC
    500 Woodward Ave Ste 2500
    Detroit, MI 48226-5499
    Phone: (313) 961-0200

    Tracy T. Larsen
    Barnes & Thornburg LLP
    171 Monroe Ave NW #1000
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2694
    Phone: (616) 742-3930

    Edwin J. Lukas
    Bodman PLC
    1901 Saint Antoine St Fl 6
    Detroit, MI 48226
    Phone: (313) 393-7523

    Hugh H. Makens
    Warner Norcross & Judd LLP
    111 Lyon St NW Ste 900
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    Phone: (616) 752-2117

    Charles E. McCallum
    Warner Norcross & Judd LLP
    111 Lyon St NW Ste 900
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    Phone: (616) 752-2104

    Daniel H. Minkus
    Clark Hill PLC
    151 S Old Woodward Ave Ste 200
    Birmingham, MI 48009
    Phone: (248) 988-1813

    Aleksandra A. Miziolek
    Dykema Gossett PLLC
    400 Renaissance Ctr
    Detroit, MI 48243
    Phone: (313) 568-6762

    Cyril Moscow
    Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn LLP
    2290 First National Bldg
    660 Woodward Ave Ste 2290
    Detroit, MI 48226
    Phone: (313) 465-7486

    Martin C. Oetting
    Deceased

    Ronald R. Pentecost
    Fraser Trebilcock Davis & Dunlap PC
    124 W Allegan St 1000
    Lansing, MI 48933
    Phone: (517) 377-0859

    Donald F. Ryman
    313 W. Front St
    Buchanan, MI 49107
    Phone: (616) 695-6552

    Robert E. W. Schnoor
    6062 Parview Dr SE
    Grand Rapids, MI 49546
    Phone: (616) 866-4488

    Laurence S. Schultz
    Driggers Schultz & Herbst
    2600 W Big Beaver Rd Ste 550
    Troy, MI 48084
    Phone: (248) 649-6000

    Lawrence K. Snider
    410 S Michigan Ave Ste 712
    Chicago, IL 60605
    Phone: (312) 588-1938

    John R. Trentacosta
    Foley & Lardner
    500 Woodward Ave Ste 2700
    Detroit, MI 48226-3489
    Phone: (313) 963-9548

    Robert T. Wilson
    Butzel Long PC
    41000 Woodward Ave
    Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
    Phone: (248) 258-7851

     

 

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