Clark Hill Attorney William B. Dunn to Present During the Working Group on Legal Opinion Foundation’s Spring Meeting

May 6, 2016

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Clark Hill Attorney William B. Dunn will speak to members of the Working Group on Legal Opinions Foundation (WGLO) during its spring meeting in New York City on May 9 and 10, 2016. Dunn will discuss local counsel opinion letters in real estate finance transactions and introduce a 60 page report that is scheduled for publication in the ABA Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Journal in the Fall of 2016, which Dunn served as a Reporter for.  

WGLO provides a national forum for the discussion of important issues relating to closing opinions. Participants in the Working Group on Legal Opinions include opinion givers, opinion recipients, the ABA, state and local bars as well as rating agencies and law firm malpractice insurers. For more information, please visit wglo.net.

Dunn serves as "Of Counsel" to the firm. He specializes in real property, secured transactions and related business practice, as well as legal ethics and professional responsibility.  His activity in the area of legal regulation includes service on the ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility, which he chaired; eight years as a member of the State Bar of Michigan Professional Responsibility Committee (three as chair); chair of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers Committee on Professional Responsibility, and member of a hearing panel of the Michigan Attorney Discipline Board.  He has spoken on programs for the ABA Center for Professional Responsibility National Conference, for the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers, and for other professional organizations on professional regulatory subjects.  His experience in this area has led to speaking and consulting engagements, and to his service as expert witness.

He has been selected for listing in The Best Lawyers in America® in the specialty of Real Estate Law for more than 20 years, and in 2014, was recognized as Detroit Real Estate Lawyer of the Year by that publication; he has been named as a Michigan Super Lawyer. He is also ranked as a Senior Statesman in real estate by Chambers USA Leading Business Lawyers, a designation given to long experienced lawyers with exceptional recommendations in their field.

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