Butzel Long President Justin G. Klimko featured during Breakfast Roundtable on February 27, 2014 in Birmingham

Thursday, February 20, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DETROIT, Mich. –  Justin G. Klimko, President and Managing Shareholder, Butzel Long, will participate in a panel presentation during a Breakfast Roundtable titled, “Mergers and Acquisitions: A Breakfast Series for Executives and Business Owners” on February 27, 2014 in Birmingham. The program is sponsored by Doeren Mayhew and Harvey Hohauser & Associates.

During the event, professionals from the legal, investment banking, wealth management, executive search, accounting and private equity fields will discuss the current M&A environment and equip attendees with information to help navigate the complexities of selling a business or achieving growth through acquisitions.

Klimko, based in the firm’s Detroit office, has extensive experience in securities regulation, corporate financing, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and general corporate matters, areas in which he has practiced since 1980. He has received numerous awards and recognitions for business law matters and is ranked as one of Michigan’s leading M&A lawyers.

He taught corporation law for five years as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Detroit Mercy Law School, frequently lectures and authors articles on business law subjects and has served as general editor of a treatise on Michigan Business Forms and as a contributing author for a treatise on Michigan contract law. 

Klimko is a past chair of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan. He serves as Chair of the Section’s Corporate Laws Committee, which prepares amendments to Michigan corporate statutes for legislative approval to keep Michigan corporate law current with modern trends and developments. 

He also is a member of the Legal Opinions Committee, the Negotiated Acquisitions Committee and the Federal Regulation of Securities Committee of the American Bar Association.

Klimko is included in the publication The Best Lawyers in America and enjoys an “AV” rating from the Martindale-Hubbell rating system. He is rated one of Michigan's top Corporate/M&A attorneys by Chambers USA Guide of America's Leading Lawyers for Business and is listed in Michigan Super Lawyers (Mergers and Acquisitions).

Klimko was the recipient of the 2009 Stephen H. Schulman Outstanding Business Lawyer Award from the Business Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan and was named Best Lawyers’ 2012 Lawyer of the Year in Detroit for Corporate Governance Law and 2014 Lawyer of the Year in Detroit for Corporate Law.

About Butzel Long
 
Established in 1854, Butzel Long is a full-service law firm with offices in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing and Ann Arbor, Mich. New York, NY and, Washington, D.C., as well as alliance offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Mexico City and Monterrey. The firm is an active member of Lex Mundi, a global association of 160 independent law firms. Visit the Butzel Long website at www.butzel.com.

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