SOUTHFIELD, Mich., July 17, 2013 – DBusiness has named Paul Hage, a partner at full-service business law firm Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C., a “Top Young Lawyer.” Selected from thousands of nominations, Mr. Hage is one of only six attorneys to receive the distinguished award. Jaffe CEO Bill Sider made the announcement.
“Paul is an impressive and admired legal talent with his customized and innovative approach to structuring complex deals,” said Sider. “We are very proud of his accomplishments thus far and look forward to future milestones throughout his career.”
A member of Jaffe’s Insolvency and Reorganization Practice Group, Mr. Hage represents asset purchasers, creditors’ committees, debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, and trustees in bankruptcy proceedings nationwide. A frequent writer and speaker in the area of bankruptcy law, Mr. Hage currently serves as newsletter editor of the American Bankruptcy Institute’s (ABI) Unsecured Trade Creditor’s Committee, a coordinating editor for the ABI Journal, a member of the editorial advisory board for the Norton Journal of Bankruptcy Law & Practice and a contributing editor for both the Norton Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law and the Norton Bankruptcy Law & Practice 3d treatise.
Mr. Hage is currently serving as president of the Michigan Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association, which is a leading global organization dedicated to turnaround management, corporate restructuring and distressed investing disciplines. Additionally, Mr. Hage is the co-chair of the Claims and Priorities Subcommittee of the American Bar Association’s Business Bankruptcy Committee.
Mr. Hage earned his bachelor’s degree from James Madison College at Michigan State University and his juris doctorate from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. Upon completion of law school, Mr. Hage continued his education and earned his master of laws in bankruptcy from St. John’s 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, Philadelphia and Naples 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, franchise law, 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.