Butzel Long attorney Robert T. Wilson inducted as Chairperson of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan

Thursday, October 7, 2010

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BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Robert T. Wilson was elected to a one-year term as the new Chairperson of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan on September 23. His goal as Chairperson is to help the Section fulfill its strategic plan while finding ways for the Section to help improve the climate for businesses in Michigan. Mr. Wilson formerly served as Treasurer, Secretary, Vice-Chairperson and Publications Director of the Business Law Section. Mr. Wilson also serves on the Business Law Section Council.

Based in Butzel Long’s Bloomfield Hills office, Mr. Wilson has extensive experience in a wide variety of complex transactions, with a specific concentration in mergers and acquisitions and commercial contracts.

Prior to beginning his law career, Mr. Wilson spent ten years in the publishing industry. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Governors of the Cranbrook Academy of Art and was formerly President of the Library of Michigan Foundation. He is a graduate of Leadership Oakland. Mr. Wilson is a graduate of Boston College (J.D., 1994), Indiana University (M.A., 1982) and Denison University (B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1981).

About Butzel Long

Established in 1854, Butzel Long is one of America's leading law firms. With 170 attorneys, it has offices in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing and Ann Arbor, Michigan, New York City, and Washington, D.C., as well as Alliance offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Mexico City and Monterrey. The firm is also a member of the Washington D.C. law firm, Butzel Long Tighe Patton. Butzel Long represents clients from diverse industries on regional, national, and multi-national levels and is a 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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