Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano Appoints Clark Hill Attorney Reginald Turner to the Wayne County Airport Authority Board

Jan 16, 2013

DETROIT — Wayne County Executive Robert A. Ficano announced the appointment of Clark Hill Attorney Reginald Turner to the Wayne County Airport Authority Board today for a term commencing immediately and ending October 1, 2018. A graduate of the University of Michigan School of Law and a highly regarded litigator and lobbyist, Turner currently resides in Detroit and serves as a member of Clark Hill’s Executive Committee. He will replace Charlie Williams.

“I am proud to appoint Reginald Turner to the Wayne County Airport Authority Board. His background and unmatched experience makes him one of the most-respected in his field, and will help us in moving the region forward as a global economic hub. We look forward to all that he will offer in the future,” said Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano.

Turner is named in the peer review guides The Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, and Crain’s Detroit Power Lawyers. He is a past president of the National Bar Association, State Bar of Michigan and the Barristers of the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association. Currently, he chairs the American Bar Association’s Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession. He is a Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, an honor reserved to less than 1 percent of lawyers in each state and. Also, he’s an avid supporter of community organizations such as the United Way for Southeastern Michigan, Old Newsboys’ Goodfellow Fund and the Detroit Institute of Arts.

Turner has government experience at the federal, state and local levels. He has served as a Special Assistant to Secretaries of Housing and Urban Development Henry Cisneros and Andrew Cuomo, as a member of the Michigan State Board of Education, and on several local government boards and commissions.