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Justin G. Klimko

Justin G. Klimko

Practice areas:

Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate & Incorporation, Securities Offerings, Venture Capital

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Languages Spoken: French, Italian, Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1980

  1. Mergers & Acquisitions: 55%
    35 years
  2. Corporate & Incorporation: 20%
    35 years
  3. Securities Offerings: 15%
    35 years
  4. Venture Capital: 10%
    17 years

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Contact Info

150 W Jefferson Ave Ste 100
Detroit, MI, 48226

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MIActive And In Good Standing198008/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
2016 Detroit Mergers and Acquisition Law Lawyer of the YearBest Lawyers in America2015
Client Choice Award - Mergers and AcquisitionsLexology2014
2015 Detroit Corporate Governance Law Lawyer of the YearBest Lawyers in America2014
Client Choice Award - Mergers and AcquisitionsLexology2013
2014 Detroit Corporate Law Lawyer of the YearBest Lawyers in America2013
2012 Detroit Corporate Governance Law Lawyer of the YearBest Lawyers in America2012
Stephen H. Schulman Outstanding Business LawyerState Bar of Michigan Business Law Section2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
President and Managing ShareholderButzel Long2010 - Present
AttorneyButzel Long1980 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Working Group on Legal OpinionsAssociation Advisory Committee Member2006 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Business Law Section, Corporate Laws CommitteeChair2004 - Present
American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Legal Opinions CommitteeMember2000 - Present
Association for Corporate Growth Detroit ChapterSecretary1996 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Business Law SectionChair1996 - 1997
American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Mergers and Acquisitions CommitteeMember1994 - Present
State Bar of Michigan Business Law Section Ad Hoc Committee on Legal OpinionsChair1990 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Michigan Business Law JournalMadugula v Taub: The Supreme Court Clarifies Som Shareholder Oppression Questions2014
Michigan Business Law JournalAmendment to Michigan’s Business Corporation Act and Repeal of the Professional Service Corporation Act2013
Michigan Business Law JournalNew Amendments to the Michigan Business Corporation Act2009
Michigan Business Law JournalIncorporation by Professional Service Providers: The Curious Case of Miller v Allstate2008
Michigan Business Law JournalProposed Amendments to the Michigan Business Corporation Act2005
Michigan Bar JournalThe Sarbanes-Oxley Act: Possible Impacts on Privately Held Companies2004
Michigan Business Law Journal2001 Changes to the Michigan Business Corporation Act2001
Michigan CPAThe Effect of the Revised Business Corporation Act on Accounting for Capital Transactions1990
Michigan Bar JournalTakeovers and Greenmail Under Michigan P.A. 581987

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duke University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
Ohio UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1977