Best Lawyers for Corporate Law in Michigan, United States

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  • Location:
    Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Banking and Finance Law Land Use and Zoning Law Construction Law Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
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  • Location:
    Troy, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Health Care Law
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  • Location:
    Troy, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Troy, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Birmingham, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Detroit, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Detroit, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Troy, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Real Estate Law
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  • Location:
    Troy, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law International Trade and Finance Law
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  • Location:
    Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Detroit, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Detroit, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Detroit, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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David Foltyn was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

David Foltyn

Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP
  • Location:
    Detroit, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Compliance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Securities Regulation Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
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Stephen E. Glazek was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Stephen E. Glazek

Barris, Sott, Denn & Driker, P.L.L.C
  • Location:
    Detroit, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate Appellate Practice Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Troy, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Health Care Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Detroit, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Health Care Law
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  • Location:
    Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Health Care Law Banking and Finance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Nonprofit / Charities Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Southfield, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Real Estate Law
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  • Location:
    Detroit, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Municipal Law
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  • Location:
    Detroit, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Troy, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Real Estate Law
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  • Location:
    Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Real Estate Law
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  • Location:
    Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Tax Law Nonprofit / Charities Law
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  • Location:
    Lansing, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Oil and Gas Law Real Estate Law Corporate Law Health Care Law
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  • Location:
    Troy, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Lansing, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Tax Law
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  • Location:
    Birmingham, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Land Use and Zoning Law Corporate Law Real Estate Law
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  • Location:
    Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Troy, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Birmingham, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
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  • Location:
    Troy, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law International Mergers & Acquisitions
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  • Location:
    Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Troy, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Securitization and Structured Finance Law Banking and Finance Law Real Estate Law Corporate Law

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Practice Area Definition

Corporate Law Definition

Corporate is the practice area of lawyers who advise corporations and their officers, directors, and controlling shareholders with respect to the formation, governance, and day-to-day legal problems of such entities. They are required to be true generalists, since their advice may involve such diverse matters as: the proper conduct of the board, its directors, and its committees; executive compensation; shareholder agreements relating to board representation and voting rights; compliance with federal and state regulations affecting the client’s particular industry; commercial contracts with the corporation’s customers and suppliers; the corporation’s sales of securities; relations with the corporation’s accountants, commercial bank lenders, and investment bankers; the structure of the corporation’s joint ventures; communications with the corporation’s stockholders, creditors, and customers; and the preparation of any required periodic disclosure filings with the SEC and proxy statements sent to stockholders.

Depending on the size of the market in which the lawyer practices and the size of the lawyer’s firm, he or she may be required to handle nearly all of a corporation’s legal matters. In larger firms, the Corporate lawyer with the principal client relationship will be expected to be familiar with all the issues the corporation is likely to confront, but may engage lawyers from other practice areas to assist in matters requiring special expertise, such as securities offerings, tax issues, and litigation.

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Corporate is the practice area of lawyers who advise corporations and their officers, directors, and controlling shareholders with respect to the formation, governance, and day-to-day legal problems of such entities. They are required to be true generalists, since their advice may involve such diverse matters as: the proper conduct of the board, its directors, and its committees; executive compensation; shareholder agreements relating to board representation and voting rights; compliance with federal and state regulations affecting the client’s particular industry; commercial contracts with the corporation’s customers and suppliers; the corporation’s sales of securities; relations with the corporation’s accountants, commercial bank lenders, and investment bankers; the structure of the corporation’s joint ventures; communications with the corporation’s stockholders, creditors, and customers; and the preparation of any required periodic disclosure filings with the SEC and proxy statements sent to stockholders.

Depending on the size of the market in which the lawyer practices and the size of the lawyer’s firm, he or she may be required to handle nearly all of a corporation’s legal matters. In larger firms, the Corporate lawyer with the principal client relationship will be expected to be familiar with all the issues the corporation is likely to confront, but may engage lawyers from other practice areas to assist in matters requiring special expertise, such as securities offerings, tax issues, and litigation.