SOUTHFIELD, Mich., – July 26, 2011 – Susan M. Sutton, a partner with Southfield-based Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, has been appointed to the Firm’s board of directors. Jaffe CEO Richard Zussman made the announcement.
Jaffe board members serve two-year terms and are responsible for the development of the Firm’s policies and its strategic planning.
Ms. Sutton is a partner in the Southfield office of Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss. She is a member of the Firm’s estate planning and probate practice groups, concentrating her practice in the areas of estate planning, wealth preservation and transfer, and succession planning. She advises clients with respect to basic estate planning, requiring wills, revocable trusts and powers of attorney, as well as more complicated wealth preservation and wealth transfer planning involving family limited liability companies or partnerships, irrevocable trusts and other wealth transfer vehicles.
Ms. Sutton earned her Bachelor’s degree with honors from Michigan State University and is a cum laude graduate of Wayne State University Law School where she served as note and comment editor of the Wayne Law Review.
Michigan-based Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss is recognized throughout the nation as a relationship-based, highly qualified, full-service business law firm. With an outstanding reputation for providing sophisticated legal services and counsel to businesses of all sizes, family-owned enterprises, individuals and entrepreneurs, Jaffe has more than 100 attorneys and offices in Southfield, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Naples, Philadelphia and Jerusalem.
Among the Firm’s practice areas are appellate, aviation, corporate, criminal, e-commerce, electronic banking, employee benefits, environmental, estate planning, family law, financial services, immigration, insolvency & reorganization, insurance, intellectual property, information technology, litigation, labor, mergers & acquisitions, mortgage banking, public finance, real estate, securities and tax law.
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