Mr. Powell is a member of the Business Practice Group. He represents business clients involved in a variety of general corporate matters including business entity formation, mergers and acquisitions, and commercial transactions. He also advises public and privately-held companies in connection with reporting and other requirements under state and federal securities laws.
He has served as a member of Bodman deal teams handling the negotiation and documentation of M&A and corporate finance transactions involving businesses in the automotive, general manufacturing, software, data management, retail, and other sectors. He has also advised clients on the purchase and sale of commercial vessels and on compliance with vessel documentation requirements.
Mr. Powell serves on the New Lawyer Advisory Committee to the Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE).
Mr. Powell previously worked as a summer law clerk with Bodman. Before beginning law school, he worked as a research analyst tracking legal, business, and financial trends in the health care and automotive industries.
While in law school, Mr. Powell was an associate editor of the Michigan Law Review, and was a student attorney with the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Project. He also served on the board of Outlaws, the LGBT organization at the University’s Law School. Mr. Powell participated in the creation of the Know Your Rights Project, a collaboration between Outlaws, the Jim Toy Community Center, and Legal Services of South Central Michigan to provide free LGBT-centered legal support to individuals across the state of Michigan.
- State Bar of Michigan
- Business Law, LGBTQA Law, and Young Lawyers Sections
- New Lawyer Advisory Committee, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE)
- 06/27/2016Bodman Welcomes Two New Associates
- University of Michigan Law School, J.D.
- Albion College, B.A.