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Clark Hill Attorney Reginald M. Turner Re-Elected to American Bar Association House of Delegates

December 21, 2010


– Clark Hill attorney Reginald M. Turner has been re-elected to serve as Michigan’s State Delegate to the American Bar Association (ABA) House of Delegates. Reginald will lead Michigan’s 14 member delegation and act as the state’s representative to the Nominating Committee of the House of Delegates, which elects the officers of the ABA. He will also serve as Chair of the House of Delegates Committee on Issues of Concern to the Profession.

Reginald is a highly skilled litigator and lobbyist. He is a member of Clark Hill’s Executive Committee, its Government Policy Group and its Labor and Employment Group. Reginald is named in the peer review guides The Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers®. He is a life fellow of the American Bar Foundation, an honor reserved to less than one percent of lawyers in each state. He was named to Crain’s Power Lawyers 2008. Reginald is a Past President of the National Bar Association and Past President of the State Bar of Michigan.

Reginald has successfully litigated in state and federal civil courts, state and federal administrative tribunals, and grievance and interest arbitrations. His experience includes successful defense of class action cases in state and federal courts. He regularly counsels clients in negotiation, drafting and administration of labor and employment contracts in the private and public sectors. Reginald is a member of the labor and employment sections of the American Bar Association, the National Bar Association and the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association. He is certified in arbitration by the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service. Reginald previously served on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Employers, the American Arbitration Association’s Michigan Employment Advisory Council and the State Bar of Michigan’s Labor and Employment Section Council.

Reginald regularly counsels clients and advocates for them on important matters of public policy. He has governmental experience at the federal, state and local levels. In 1996-97, he completed a White House Fellowship in Washington, D.C., managing a Presidential Task Force and working as an aide to former Housing and Urban Development Secretaries Henry Cisneros and Andrew Cuomo. Reginald remains active in public service and civic and charitable organizations. He is Chairman of the City of Detroit Board of Ethics. In 2003, Governor Jennifer Granholm appointed Reginald to the Michigan State Board of Education and he won a statewide election for a full term in 2006. From 2000-2003, Reginald represented Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer on the Detroit Board of Education. He is Secretary of the Greater Wayne County Economic Development Corporation and General Counsel of the Wayne County Business Development Corporation. He is Vice Chairman of the Detroit Police Foundation. He is a Director of Comerica, Inc., the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, and a Trustee of the Hudson-Webber Foundation. He formerly served on Governor John Engler’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Michigan Gaming and on the City of Detroit Brownfield Redevelopment Advisory Committee. He is a past Chairman of the United Way for Southeastern Michigan.

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