Attorney Elected to Third Term as Chair of Alumni Society Board , U-M Dearborn

Attorney Elected to Third Term as Chair of Alumni Society Board , U-M Dearborn

10/9/2007
Dickinson Wright Member Rebecca L. Takacs has been elected to the position of the Chair of the Alumni Society Board of Governors for the University of Michigan-Dearborn. She will be serving her third term as Chair of the Board. The University of Michigan-Dearborn Alumni Society is one of 21 constituent societies of The University of Michigan Alumni Association. Four members of its 28-member governing board serve as representatives to the Association's board of directors. The Society provides a commonality of purpose through seminars, reunions, fund raising and other activities that focus on the University of Michigan-Dearborn. All graduates of the Dearborn campus are Alumni Society members. The University of Michigan-Dearborn Alumni Society assists in student recruitment and recognition, providing mentoring and guidance, fostering award programs, and promoting communication among students, alumni and the University of Michigan-Dearborn. The Society is also responsible for the Alumni Legacy Scholarship, an endowment of approximately $400,000. The Legacy Scholarship provides financial assistance to University of Michigan-Dearborn students who are family members of alumni. Takacs is based in Dickinson Wright's Detroit office, where she focuses her practice on environmental law and commercial and business litigation. She is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, Environmental Law Section; the Federal Bar Association; and the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association; and a member-at-large of the U of M Club of Greater Detroit Board of Governors. She earned a B.B.A. degree, with distinction, from the University of Michigan Dearborn, and a J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Detroit-Mercy School of Law. About Dickinson Wright Dickinson Wright PLLC, founded in 1878, has more than 240 attorneys in offices located in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Lansing, 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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