SOUTHFIELD, Mich., May 8, 2013––Michael Khoury and Sara Kruse, both partners at Southfield, Mich.-based Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C., have been named the co-practice group coordinators for the Firm’s Emerging and Growth Business Practice Group. Jaffe CEO Bill Sider made the announcement.
In addition to leading this practice group, Mr. Khoury is also a member of the Corporate and Intellectual Property and Information Technology Practice Groups, specializing his practice in commercial, business and technology matters including start-ups and emerging businesses. By combining these areas of law, Mr. Khoury has specific knowledge and experience in technology rights in bankruptcy situations. He lectures nationally on the topic in addition to writing on the subject matter in esteemed business and legal journals.
As co-practice group coordinator, Ms. Kruse has developed a robust practice in guiding her clients through large corporate transactions, where she represents both private and public companies in all aspects of their legal needs—from formation to equity financing to acquisition. Ms. Kruse is also a member of the Corporate and Securities and Regulations Practice Groups at the Firm.
She has represented several of her clients in complex business transactions that have received Crain’s Detroit Business Merger & Acquisition awards, including multiple “Deal of the Year” recognitions. Ms. Kruse is a cum laude graduate of the University of Michigan and magna cum laude and order of the coif graduate of Wayne State University Law School.
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