SOUTHFIELD, Mich., – June 3, 2011 – Peter M. Alter, a partner in the Southfield office of Michigan-based Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C., has been installed as the President of the Oakland County Bar Association. Jaffe CEO Richard Zussman made the announcement.
The Oakland County Bar Association (OCBA) is an organization of approximately 3,000 lawyers and judges in Oakland County that offers professional continuing legal education seminars, camaraderie and networking, and the opportunity to make a positive contribution to the legal and justice systems.
Mr. Alter 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 complex commercial litigation matters, including banking, restructuring, real estate, partnership, insurance, and shareholder and royalty disputes, and various types of alternate dispute resolution.
Mr. Alter has been consecutively listed in The Best Lawyers in America and Michigan Super Lawyers Magazine since 2007, in addition to recognition in previous years. He was named to the Michigan Super Lawyers Top 100 list in 2009 and 2010 and has been recognized as a top lawyer by dBusiness magazine. He is a magna cum laude graduate of Brandeis University, where he received the Endowed Prize in Politics, and earned his Juris Doctor from Columbia Law School.
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.