SOUTHFIELD, Mich., – March 10, 2011 – Harold D. Pope, a partner with Southfield-based Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C., was recently appointed to the Board of Governors as Minority Member-at-Large for the American Bar Association (ABA). Jaffe CEO Richard Zussman made the announcement.
The Board of Governors has the authority to act and speak for the ABA, consistent with previous action of the House of Delegates, when the House is not in session. The Board usually meets four times a year and oversees the general operation of the Association by developing specific plans of action. It is composed of 40 members from the Association: 18 district representatives, 13 members-at-large, six officers who serve as ex officio, a Secretary-Elect and a Treasurer-Elect, each serving three-year-terms.
Mr. Pope is a partner in the Southfield office of Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss. He is a member of the Firm’s Litigation practice group, focusing his practice in personal injury, products liability, construction, professional malpractice, directors’ and officers’ liability, employment and problem loan litigation. He is a summa cum laude graduate of Concordia College and a graduate of Duke University School of Law.
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 in its Southfield, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Naples and Jerusalem offices.
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, property tax appeals, public finance, real estate, securities and tax law.