TROY, Mich., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leadership Detroit is a community leadership program for executives in Southeast Michigan led by the Detroit Regional Chamber with more than 1,800 alumni. Launched in 1979, the program aims to create awareness of key issues that affect the Detroit region and to challenge emerging and existing community leaders to bring about positive change in the community through informed leadership.
Approximately 65 individuals annually participate in the program representing a cross section of the community, including business, organized labor, government, education, media, civic groups, arts and culture, health and human services, and community development organizations.
Mr. Thursam is an Associate in the firm's Business Practice Group and Real Estate Practice Group. Paul's legal experience is broad and includes all matters of real estate litigation and transactions, loans and financing, Uniform Commercial Code, and banking transactions and litigation.
As an active member of the Real Property Law Section, Paul was identified as a Young Millennial Leader by the Section's Council. Mr. Thursam has contributed to the Section's scholarly publications with articles such as Limited Liability for Successor Developers, which appeared in the Section's eJournal in January 2010, and Legal Considerations Related to Redevelopment, Reconfiguration and Re-Sale of Failed Condominium Projects and Subdivisions, which appeared in the Michigan Real Property Review, Spring 2012, Volume 37, No. 1. His most recent contribution was an article entitled Beta Test: Proposed Revisions to Section 67(3) of the Condominium Act, published in 2012.
Paul is a graduate of the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. As an undergraduate, he was awarded numerous Class and University Honors, including the William J. Branstrom Prize for academics. He received his Juris Doctor from Wayne State Law School, where he was Assistant Editor of the Wayne Law Review. As a lawyer, Paul has been named a dbusiness Top Lawyer for 2012-2014, and a Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2012-2014.
Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, P.C., ranks as the 12th largest law firm in Michigan. Founded 39 years ago and located in Troy, Michigan, Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, P.C. is a full service law firm with 70 attorneys. Areas of practice include litigation, corporate law, health care law, business transactions, estate and trust planning, commercial litigation, governmental law, real estate, creditors' rights, criminal law, employment and labor and workers' compensation. GMH has been recognized as a Top Tier Law Firm in the United States by U.S. News and World Report. Additional recognitions include Crain's Detroit Business Cool Place to Work and Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces 2012.
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