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HOWARD & HOWARD CONGRATULATES OUR ATTORNEYS NAMED TO MOUNTAIN STATES SUPER LAWYERS 2012

Royal Oak, Michigan, June 20, 2012:  Two of Howard & Howard’s attorneys were recently named to the 2012 Mountain States Super Lawyers list

The selections for this esteemed list are made by the research team at Super Lawyers, which is a service of the Thomson Reuters, Legal division based in Eagan, MN.  Each year, the research team at Super Lawyers undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check. Mountain States Super Lawyers covers the states of Nevada, Utah, Montana, Idaho and Wyoming. Only five percent of the lawyers in each of these states are named to Super LawyersMore…

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HOWARD & HOWARD WELCOMES MICHAEL M. BELL

Royal Oak, Michigan, August 22, 2012:  Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Michael M. Bell has joined the firm.  He will practice out of the firm’s Royal Oak Office while still advising clients in Southwest Michigan and Indiana.

Mr. Bell concentrates his practice in the areas of finance, real estate development, agriculture and strategic corporate planning. His experience in structuring unique and complex financial transactions has served him well in his representation of credit unions. Mr. Bell represents financial institutions on mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, loan documentation and review, workout and foreclosure services, contract review and negotiation, property acquisition and highly sensitive employment and personnel issues. He additionally advises credit unions regarding all regulatory matters including NCUA and State regulators and provides strategic and legal advice in the area of CUSOs.  As an example, Mr. Bell completed the first ever purchase of a Bank by a Credit Union.  He also regularly speaks to the Credit Union industry. More…

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HOWARD & HOWARD PRESIDENT & CEO SPEAKS AT WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL

Royal Oak, Michigan, August 30, 2012Mark A. Davis, President and Chief Executive Officer of Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC, spoke to a group of law students at Wayne State University Law School in Detroit on Monday, August 27th. He discussed what they could expect their first year on the job as an associate in a private practice setting, as well as advice regarding the interviewing process.

Mr. Davis is President and Chief Executive Officer of Howard & Howard.  He received a B.A. in Accounting from Michigan State University in 1984, a J.D. from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 1987 and an LL.M. in Taxation from Wayne State University Law School in 1991. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and its sections on Business and Real Estate Law. More…

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HOWARD & HOWARD CONTINUES TO EXPAND ROYAL OAK OFFICE

Royal Oak, Michigan, APRIL 12, 2012: Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Steven W. Hays has joined the firm. He will practice out of the firm’s Royal Oak Office.

Mr. Hays concentrates his practice in all aspects of patent and trademark law including, preparation, prosecution and litigation. He assists his clients in protecting and enforcing their intellectual property rights. Mr. Hays has experience providing infringement/freedom to operate and invalidity opinions, trademark clearance opinions, and preparing and reviewing licensing and nondisclosure agreements for a wide variety of businesses and individuals. More…

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HOWARD & HOWARD WELCOMES MICHAEL J. BEALS AND BRANDON J. BOOTH

Royal Oak, Michigan, APRIL 3, 2012: Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Michael J. Beals and Brandon J. Booth have joined the firm. They will both practice out of the firm’s Royal Oak Office.

Mr. Beals focuses his practice on corporate organization, corporate and business planning and transactions, real estate, and trust and estate planning. He provides counsel for established enterprises as well as startup ventures. Mr. Beals works extensively on corporate and business formation and organization matters involving capital structure, corporate governance, buy-sell and exit transactions, and trust and succession strategies. Throughout his career, he has been retained to develop creative solutions to complex corporate, business, and commercial matters. More…

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HOWARD & HOWARD EXPANDS CHICAGO OFFICE

Royal Oak, Michigan, APRIL 3, 2012: Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Jude M. Sullivan has joined the firm. He will practice out of the firm’s Chicago Office.

Mr. Sullivan concentrates his practice in corporate, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital matters. He represents public and private companies in general corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions and securities matters. Mr. Sullivan also represents venture stage companies in negotiating and documenting financing arrangements and general corporate matters. More…

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HOWARD & HOWARD NAMES NEW LEADERS OF THE FIRM’S CORPORATE PRACTICE GROUP

Royal Oak, Michigan, February 29, 2012:  Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Joseph J. DeVito has been named Chair and Miriam Leskovar Burkland Assistant Chair of the Firm’s Corporate Practice Group.  Mr. DeVito, who practices out of the Firm’s Royal Oak office, concentrates his practice in complex business, financial and real estate transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures and reorganizations, and has counseled management of multi-national corporations, especially with respect to mergers and acquisitions, securities and international business matters.  Ms. Burkland, who practices out of the Firm’s Chicago office, concentrates her practice in corporate and commercial transactions, advising businesses in negotiating and interpreting contracts covering the range from day-to-day operations, including financings, to extraordinary events such as purchases and sales. More…

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