Business Attorney Steven R. Cole Joins Bodman
Bodman PLC is pleased to announce that experienced business attorney Steven R. Cole has joined the firm as a member based in the Troy office.
Cole is a member of Bodman’s Business and Tax practice groups. He represents a broad array of corporate and individual clients, serving all facets of their diverse business and personal legal needs. He focuses his practice on the acquisition and development of real estate, leasing, mortgage financing, entity formations, conversions and dissolutions, LLC and joint venture structuring, buy/sell and business succession planning, and sophisticated trusts and estate planning.
“Steve Cole’s extensive experience, sterling reputation in the legal and business communities, and strong client service ethic make him an outstanding addition to Bodman,” said firm Chairman Ralph E. McDowell. “We are exceptionally pleased to welcome him to our team.”
Before joining Bodman, Cole practiced for more than 30 years with a highly regarded suburban Detroit business law firm where he was a principal and name shareholder.
Cole is a member of the State Bar of Michigan’s Real Property Law, Probate and Trust Law, and Taxation sections. He has been published in Crain’s Small Business, Michigan Lawyers Weekly, and Auto Age Dealer Business, and has contributed to Advising Closely Held Businesses in Michigan, an Institute of Continuing Legal Education publication.
Cole received the 2011 Jerusalem Peace Award from the American Committee for Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem. He has been listed in Michigan Super Lawyers since 2007 and is AV Preeminent® Peer Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.