March 2, 2021
Michael Fannon Joins Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C.
SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 2, 2021 — Michael Fannon has joined the Southfield office of Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C. as an associate in the firm’s emerging & growth business and mergers & acquisitions practice groups. Jaffe CEO Jeffrey M. Weiss made the announcement.
Fannon will utilize his background in finance to counsel clients in a variety of complex corporate governance matters. He has experience representing large-scale public and private companies around the country in industries such as automotive, private equity, logistics, healthcare, commercial banking and cannabis.
Prior to joining Jaffe, Fannon was a corporate law associate representing clients in commercial lending transactions, debt restructuring, mergers and acquisitions financing and more. He also has advised borrowers in Small Business Administration loans and Paycheck Protection Program loan compliance. Notably, Fannon represented one of Michigan’s largest cannabis provisioning centers through corporate restructuring and a successful state and local licensure process. Outside the firm, Fannon holds board positions at two local non-profit organizations—Detroit Kitchen Terminal, which provides opportunities in the restaurant industry for previously incarcerated individuals and Detroit Urban Debate League which gives high school students the chance to participate in policy debate tournaments.
Fannon graduated magna cum laude with a J.D. from Michigan State University College of Law where he authored several successful appellate briefs in the Michigan Court of Appeals and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit as a student attorney in the MSU Civil Rights Clinic. Fannon also holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Wayne State University, where he graduated cum laude.