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David S. Lefere

Grand Rapids MI

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David S. Lefere specializes in business transactions, mergers and acquisitions, private financing structures, along with corporate business law, corporate governance, commercial disputes and negotiations, entity selection and formation, UCC lien filing and enforcement, and real estate law, including real estate sales and acquisitions. Further, over the past 13 years, David has developed a thriving practice representing manufacturing businesses in Michigan relating to his unique expertise on the Michigan Special Tools and Mold Lien Acts.

David is currently on the board of the St. John Vianney Foundation, a coach for Fox Motors Hockey Club and a past board chair for Visser Family YMCA in Grandville. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the Grand Rapids Bar Association. David is the chair of the firm’s Employee Benefits Committee and is a member of the firm’s Marketing Committee. He is a graduate of Albion College (magna cum laude), and Michigan State University College of Law (magna cum laude). David enjoys fly fishing, golfing, skiing and spending time with his wife and three children when not at the office.

Areas of Practice

Business transactions and contracts
Mergers and acquisitions
Private financing structures
Corporations
Commercial disputes and negotiations
Entity selection and formation
UCC lien filing and enforcement
Limited liability companies
Real estate transactions

Bar Admissions

Michigan, 2000

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan

Federal Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Federal Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Michigan

United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

Education

Michigan State University College of Law, Magna Cum Laude, 2000

Albion College, Magna Cum Laude, 1997

Professional Associations and Memberships

State Bar of Michigan

Grand Rapids Bar Association

St. John Vianney Foundation, Board of Directors

Visser Family YMCA, former board chair

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