Reginald M. TurnerReginald Turner Clark Hill
Reginald M. Turner
Reginald Turner represents corporate and governmental clients in litigation regarding commercial, employment, labor, class action and public policy matters. He also advises clients in the negotiation, drafting, and administration of labor and employment contracts.
Reginald is a highly accomplished government affairs advocate and strategic advisor. As an experienced lobbyist, Reginald advocates effectively for corporate clients in federal, state and local matters. He has significant government service experience at all three levels. Reginald served as a White House Fellow under President Bill Clinton and worked for U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretaries Henry Cisneros and Andrew Cuomo. He has also had gubernatorial, mayoral and county executive appointments in Michigan.
Reginald is President-Elect of the American Bar Association. He has served as the State Delegate for Michigan in the American Bar Association House of Delegates, and as chair of the ABA House of Delegates Rules & Calendar Committee, the Committee on Issues of Concern to the Profession, and the Committee on Credentials and Admissions. Reginald is also a past chair of the ABA Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession and the Commission on the Lawyer's Role in Assuring Every Child a Quality Education. Reginald served as editor of the labor law chapter of the fourth edition of the ABA’s Business & Commercial Litigation treatise.
From 2000-2003, Reginald represented Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer on the Detroit Board of Education. 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.
Reginald also serves on Clark Hill Executive Committee.