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Education

James Madison College, Michigan State University

B.A., 1984

Wayne State University Law School

J.D., 1987
  • Recipient, National Moot Court Team Scholarship
  • National Moot Court Team, 1986-1987

Bar Admission

Michigan

William L. Rosin

Member

Overview

Bill Rosin is a Member of Dickinson Wright and concentrates his practice in corporate law.

Mr. Rosin has extensive experience in representing national and multi-national corporations in their business transactions. This representation includes counseling clients in the buying and selling of businesses as well as routinely providing legal advice in many other areas of corporate business law including: selecting and creating the appropriate corporate entity, buy-sell agreements, shareholder agreements, financing transactions, employment agreements, management agreements, supply and distributions agreements, non-compete and confidentiality agreements, purchase orders (including terms and conditions), and joint ventures. Many of Mr. Rosin’s clients are in the automotive industry and his years of experience with them makes him uniquely qualified to assist clients in dealing with the issues specific to the automotive industry. His non-automotive experience includes the representation of clients engaged in consulting, sales, investing, manufacturing and lending, among others.

Mr. Rosin also has substantial experience in real estate matters. His practice includes the ongoing representation of local and national real estate developers in the buying, selling, developing, leasing and financing of real property.

Mr. Rosin earned his J.D. from Wayne State University in 1987 and his B.A. from James Madison College at Michigan State University in 1984.

Prominent Assignments

Successfully represented national snack food company in a sale of its equity to a private equity company.

Counsel to Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers in national and international mergers and acquisitions.

Counsel to Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers in global joint ventures.

Successfully represented client in sale of specialized veterinary practice to national firm.

Counsel to real estate and restaurant investor in the acquisition, development and operation of various locations throughout the mid-west.

Counsel to Tier 1 supplier in various import / export matters.

Counsel to Tier 1 supplier in consolidation of North American headquarters.

Counsel to consulting company in shareholder dispute and capital restructure.

Professional Involvement

  • State Bar of Michigan, Real Property, Environmental & Business Law Sections, Member
  • American Bar Association, Business Law, Real Property, Probate & Trust Law sections, Member

Community Involvement

  • Beach Forest Subdivision Association - Board of Directors, General Counsel

Publications/Presentations

  • Private Equity’s Pursuit: Manufacturer Considerations When Selling to Private Equity Firm, Manufacturing Today, July 25, 2017
  • Legal Considerations and Best Practices When Selling to a Private Equity Firm – Automation Alley Blog, June 14, 2017
  • Mergers and Acquisitions: Executives and Business Owners – Maximizing Value Upon Sale of Business, October 27, 2016
  • Corum Group – Tech M&A Conference, Selling Up, Selling Out – Legal Perspectives for Business Seller, March 15, 2016
  • OESA – Cyberliability: Understanding Risk & Strategic Direction for Board Members and Executive Officers, June 2, 2016
  • Mergers and Acquisitions: Executives and Business Owners – Maximizing Value Upon Sale of Business, October 30, 2014
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Acknowledgements

  • Top Lawyer: Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions – DBusiness, 2017
  • Listed as “Michigan Super Lawyer” since 2009
  • Listed in “Best Lawyers in America” since 2012
  • Named “Leading Lawyer”, 2017