Attorney Appointed to Birmingham Planning Board

Attorney Appointed to Birmingham Planning Board

7/30/2007
Dickinson Wright Member J. Bryan Williams has been appointed by the City Commission of the City of Birmingham to complete a three-year term on the Planning Board for the City of Birmingham. The Planning Board advises the City Commission with regard to the proper development of the city, and has primary responsibility for site plan and design review for properties and zoning ordinance text revision and amendments. Williams lives in Birmingham and is based in the Bloomfield Hills office of Dickinson Wright, where he focuses his practice on corporate law, corporate governance, municipal law and finance, and mergers and acquisitions. His experience include providing counsel to numerous publicly and privately held companies, boards of directors, and audit, compensation, nominating and other special committees on Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance and corporate governance issues; and providing counsel to various business enterprises on corporate finance, commercial lending, and commercial operating issues. He currently serves as Corporate Secretary to Dura Automotive Systems, Inc., advising it on all aspects of corporate governance and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance matters, and as Corporate Secretary of ACO, Inc. Williams earned an A.B. degree, cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame, and a J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Dickinson Wright from 1991 - 2000. About Dickinson Wright PLLC Dickinson Wright PLLC, founded in 1878, has more than 240 attorneys in offices located in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, and Washington, D.C. Dickinson Wright is a full-service law firm with more than 40 practice areas. For more information, visit www.dickinsonwright.com.
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