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20 November 2015

Daniels Honored as an Up and Coming Lawyer by Michigan Lawyers Weekly

Dustin J. Daniels is recognized by Michigan Lawyers Weekly as an “Up and Coming Lawyer” for having excelled in his field and for being a standout among his peers. He will be honored at an awards luncheon at the Detroit Marriott on December 17.

Mr. Daniels is one of thirty attorneys chosen for this annual tribute to Michigan’s best and brightest rising stars. Michigan Lawyers Weekly describes them as having practiced for 10 years or less and “already distinguished themselves in some manner and appear poised for even greater things.”

Mr. Daniels’ business practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance transactions, joint ventures, commercial contracting, corporate counseling, and other business transactions. He has significant experience in negotiating, documenting and executing private merger and acquisition transactions. In the past few months, he’s had transactions he worked on recognized by the M&A Advisor as a finalist at the 14th Annual M&A Advisor Awards in New York in three categories. At the 2015 M&A Deals and Dealmakers Awards presented by the Association for Corporate Growth West Michigan chapter, Mr. Daniels was involved in the deal honored as a finalist in the $25M to $125M category.

Mr. Daniels earned his Juris Doctor summa cum laude from Michigan State University College of Law and his B.S. in chemical engineering from Michigan Technological University.

Mr. Daniels is involved with the following groups: the Association for Corporate Growth, the Family Owned Business Institute, the Family Business Alliance and Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes.

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