Clark Hill PLC Member Reginald M. Turner to be Honored at National Bar Association's President's Dinner, May 19

May 4, 2012

DETROIT, MICH. – Clark Hill PLC member Reginald Turner will be honored at the National Bar Association’s (NBA) Region VI Conference President’s Dinner in recognition of his leadership and impact on fellow lawyers’ commitment to strong leadership and community service. Turner is a past president of the National Bar Association. The conference will include attorney and judicial panel discussions and continuing legal education seminars. The dinner will be held in Troy, Mich., May 19.

Turner, based in Clark Hill’s Detroit office, is a litigator and lobbyist. He is a member of Clark Hill’s Executive Committee, Government Policy Group, and Labor and Employment Group, and he regularly counsels clients and advocates for them on important matters of public policy. Turner has been named in both The Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers and is a life fellow of the American Bar Foundation, an honor reserved for less than 1 percent of lawyers in each state. In addition to his legal work, Turner is an active member of his community. He is chairman of the American Bar Association Committee on Issues of Concern to the Profession and the ABA Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession. He also is vice-chair of the Detroit Public Safety Foundation and secretary of the Greater Wayne County Economic Development Corporation. Turner is a past president of the State Bar of Michigan.

Other former NBA presidents to be recognized at the dinner are the Honorable Dennis Archer, Harold Pope and Sharon McPhail.

The National Bar Association was founded in 1925 and is the nation’s oldest and largest national network of minority attorneys and judges. It represents approximately 20,000 lawyers, judges, law professors and law students, and it has more than 80 affiliate chapters throughout the United States and the world. The organization seeks to advance the science of jurisprudence, preserve the independence of the judiciary and to uphold the honor and integrity of the legal profession.