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Attorney Reginald M. Turner of Clark Hill PLC Participated in a Panel Discussion at the Second Presidential Debate Watch Series, Oct. 16

October 18, 2012


– Clark Hill PLC attorney Reginald M. Turner was a panelist on “Brown and Black: Will Their Votes Matter?” the first of two panels in the Second Presidential Debate Watch Series, on Oct. 16. The panel discussion took place at Armandos’ Restaurant in Mexican Town, Detroit, Mich.

Turner joined Hispanic and African American leaders, including Congressman John Conyers, Lawrence Garcia, former president of the Hispanic Lawyers Association; and Rogelio Landin, a Hispanic political leader, to discuss the Latino and Black vote in the 2012 election. Bankole Thompson, presidential author and

Michigan Chronicle

editor, moderated both panels in the series.

Turner is a skilled litigator and lobbyist based in Clark Hill’s Detroit office. He also is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, Government Policy Group, and Labor & Employment Group. Turner is the former president of the National Bar Association and the State Bar of Michigan, and he currently serves as chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession, and the ABA House of Delegates Credentials and Admissions Committee. In addition, Turner is among the less than 1 percent of lawyers in each state to be named a Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. Turner regularly counsels clients and advocates for them on important matters of public policy and he has government experience at the federal, state and local levels.

The second panel in the series featured Rochelle Riley, award-winning journalist and columnist for the

Detroit Free Press

; Jason Smith, political reporter for the and MSNBC; Charlie Langton host of “The Charlie Langton Show” on WXYT-CBS and legal analyst for Fox 2 WJBK – Detroit; and Debbie Dingell, political leader and member of the Democratic National Committee.

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