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Clark Hill PLC Attorney Thomas F. Sweeney Named Chair Elect of the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan

October 4, 2012


– Thomas F. Sweeney of Clark Hill PLC was elected to the position of chair elect of the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan for the 2012-2013 term. The Probate and Estate Planning Section has more than 4,700 members and is the second largest section in the State Bar of Michigan. The section includes five officers and 23 members. Sweeney has served on the council since October 2004.

Sweeney is a member in Clark Hill’s Estate Planning and Probate Practice Group and works out of the firm’s Birmingham office. He has extensive experience in Federal and State taxation, particularly estate and gift taxation, and fiduciary and individual income taxation. In addition, he is actively involved in the planning and implementation of estate plans, including tax, probate avoidance and investment strategy planning. Sweeney has been an adjunct faculty member with the Wayne State University Law School since 2006, where he teaches Estate, Gift and Generation Skipping Transfer Tax Law. In addition, he has spoken at a number of programs for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education and he has been included in

Best Lawyers in America

since 2003.

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