Clark Hill Attorneys Michael Antovski and Joseph Urban Elected to Membership of the Firm

Jan 6, 2009

DETROIT , MI The members of Clark Hill have elected to admit attorneys Michael Antovski and Joseph Urban to membership of the firm, announced CEO John Hern.

"We are pleased to announce that Michael and Joe have been elected members of our firm,” Hern said. “They are both talented attorneys who are dedicated to client service and advocacy, and we are fortunate to have them as part of our team.”

Michael M. Antovski is a Member of Clark Hill’s Birmingham office, and focuses his practice in our Business Practice Group.  Mr. Antovski concentrates his practice in the areas of tax planning, acquisitions and dispositions, and general corporate matters, and regularly advises clients on tax planning strategies involving corporations, limited liability companies, and partnerships.

Joseph B. Urban is a Member with Clark Hill’s Birmingham office, where he concentrates his practice in the areas of municipal finance, education law, and real estate law.

Mr. Urban has represented Michigan school district and municipal clients, as well as private entities providing financing to these organizations for over a decade.  He has extensive experience in municipal and school finance, regularly serving as bond and underwriter’s counsel for school districts, public school academies, and other governmental units as well as counseling them in the acquisition and disposition of real property.

With respect to education law, Mr. Urban regularly counsels school districts and public school academies in the operational issues involved in administering educational organizations, including compliance with the Revised School Code, the Open Meetings Act, the Freedom of Information Act, and other laws governing public bodies.

Mr. Urban is an adjunct professor at Oakland University ’s School of Education and Professional Development.

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