William L. Rosin

Member

Bill Rosin, a Member of Dickinson Wright, practices out of the firm’s Troy office. 

Mr. Rosin is a trusted advisor to multi-national, national and local businesses, with an extensive and robust corporate practice, focused principally on mergers and acquisitions, management buy-outs, international transactions, joint ventures, buy-sell agreements, supply and service contracts and general corporate law.  Mr. Rosin’s client experience and expertise spans many industries including automotive, manufacturing, health care, technology, consulting and snack food, among others.  Mr. Rosin’s practice is based on a practical, common sense approach to structuring deals and in identifying and resolving the legal issues that his clients encounter, on a timely and cost effective basis. 

In addition, Mr. Rosin has substantial real estate experience.  Mr. Rosin represents national clients in the buying, selling, developing, leasing, financing and operating of real property. Recent matters include the representation of real estate and restaurant investors in the acquisition, development and operation of various locations throughout the mid-west and of a global manufacturing company in the consolidation of its multi-office locations into a single North American headquarters.

Mr. Rosin is regularly asked to be a speaker at M&A Conferences and is a nationally recognized attorney, listed in publications such as Best Lawyers in America, DBusiness Magazine’s Top Lawyers and Michigan Super Lawyers, since 2009.

Education & Credentials

Education

James Madison College, Michigan State University

B.A., 1984

Wayne State University

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

Bar Admission

  • Michigan

Acknowledgements

  • Top Lawyer: Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions – DBusiness, since 2012
  • Listed as “Michigan Super Lawyer” since 2009
  • Listed in “Best Lawyers in America” since 2012
  • Named “Leading Lawyer”, since 2014

Prominent Assignments

Represented national snack food company in a sale to a private equity company.

Represented U.S. based company in strategic acquisitions throughout U.S., Europe and Asia.

Represented multi-national company in global joint venture.

Represented client in sale of specialized veterinary practice to national firm.

Represent real estate and restaurant investors in the acquisition, development and operation of various locations throughout the mid-west.

Represent multi-national company in various import, export and distribution matters.

Represented global manufacturing company in consolidation of North American headquarters.

Represented national 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

  • M&A Practices in a Post-COVID-19 World, Dickinson Wright Client Alert, March 2020 
  • 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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