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Steven R. Pacynski



500 Woodward Ave
Suite 3500
Detroit, MI 48226
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J.D., magna cum laude, Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan, 2013
B.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2006
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U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Michigan
Super lawyers 2015

Steven R. Pacynski


Steven R. Pacynski is a Member in Clark Hill’s Detroit office where he practices in the Corporate practice group. He focuses his practice in the areas of corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, general business and commercial matters, and tax-exempt organizations. Steve regularly assists clients in connection with formation, merger, acquisition, and dissolution of foreign and domestic corporations and limited liability companies. He routinely provides counseling on company operations, compliance and management, and stock and asset deals. 

Steve frequently advises business and nonprofit clients in all forms and stages of contractual matters, from negotiation and drafting through execution and implementation. He is experienced in addressing issues relating to confidentiality, non-competition, non-solicitation, and other matters. In addition to general corporate work, he assists tax-exempt organizations by providing a variety of services, including the incorporation, tax-exempt qualification, and ongoing governance issues relating to nonprofit organizations, as well as advice regarding Internal Revenue Service, Attorney General, and other regulatory authority oversight and compliance. 

Steve graduated magna cum laude from Michigan State University College of Law, where he was a Dean’s Scholar and received several jurisprudence awards as top scholar for various courses. During his third year of law school, Steve served as Senior Managing Editor of the Michigan State Law Review.  He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan. Prior to attending law school, he worked several years as an instructional aide and researcher in the University of Michigan Department of Psychology. 

Steve was recently featured in Corp! Magazine's "10 Minutes with: Dotting all the I's and crossing all the T's" article, July 11, 2019.

Michigan Super Lawyers Rising Star (2017-2020)
Oakland County Executive's Elite 40 Under 40 – 2019 Class
2019 Rising Star of the Year – Association for Corporate Growth-Detroit (ACG)
American Bar Association
Detroit Economic Club
Association of Corporate Growth (ACG) Detroit - NextGen
Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) - Young Leadership Council 4
State Bar of Michigan - Business Law Section
State Bar of Michigan - Public Corporation Law Section
Alumni Association of the University of Michigan
Detroit Goodfellows