SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 21, 2010 – Peter Alter, partner with Southfield-based Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C., has been appointed president-elect of the 2010 Oakland County Bar Association (OCBA) Board of Directors. Jaffe CEO Richard Zussman made the announcement.
Mr. Alter has also been re-elected to a three-year term on the OCBA Board of Directors that will commence in July 2010, and has completed a one-year term as Vice President.
Mr. Alter is a member of the Firm’s litigation practice group and his practice focuses in the area of complex commercial litigation, with particular expertise in real estate, banking, partnership, insurance law and shareholder disputes. He is a magna cum laude graduate of Brandeis University and a graduate of Columbia Law School.
Mr. Alter has been consecutively listed in The Best Lawyers in America and in Michigan Super Lawyers Magazine since 2007, as well as having been previously recognized in prior years. In addition, he was also named to the 2009 Michigan Super Lawyers Top 100 list. He currently serves as Master Emeritus and Member of the Executive Committee of the American Inn of Court-Oakland County Chapter. He is also Chairman of the Executive Committee and Immediate Past-President of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit.
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