Eric I. Lark has more than 25 years of experience in the areas of business law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, securities law and private equity, real estate law, insurance law and the formation and representation of captive insurance companies, risk retention groups and other alternative risk transfer entities.
Eric represents public and private companies in the manufacturing, technology, services, construction, transportation, real estate, financial services, private equity, healthcare and insurance industries. He serves as counsel for a number of businesses, and provides assistance with business formations, mergers, buying and selling businesses, joint ventures, international transactions, public and private offerings and other securities matters, private equity and financing transactions, contracts, real estate matters and captive insurance, both onshore and offshore.
Eric publishes articles frequently and lectures at the local, national and international levels on topics related to business law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and captive insurance. He is past Chairman of the 4,000 member Business Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan. He is also an officer of one of the nation’s leading restaurants.
Eric is recognized by Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business; ranks among The Best Lawyers in America®, Woodward/White, Inc.; and is rated a “Michigan Super Lawyer” by Thomson Reuters. Eric maintains the LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating, reflecting preeminence in legal ability, integrity and overall professional integrity. Eric is also recognized as a “Leading Lawyer” in Detroit and a Top Attorney in Detroit by dBusiness magazine and Crain’s Detroit Business.
Represent large automobile dealer in connection with the sale of several automobile dealerships in Texas
Formation and representation of one of the first Michigan-domiciled captive insurance companies on behalf of a large waste hauling, environmental and energy company
Represent automotive OEM supplier in connection with a Mexican joint venture