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Overview

Overview

Michael Fannon is an attorney in our Emerging & Growth Business and Mergers & Acquisitions practice groups.  He focuses his practice on representing clients in commercial lending transactions, debt restructuring, mergers & acquisitions, and financing.  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.  He has also advised borrowers in Small Business Administration loans and Paycheck Protection Program loan compliance.

Education & Admissions

Education & Admissions

Education

  • Michigan State University College of Law
    J.D., cum laude
    Trustee Scholarship and Nicholas Wittner Endowed Scholarship
    2016 Ralph M. Freeman Award from U.S. District Court for E.D. Mich.

  • Wayne State University
    Bachelor of Science, cum laude

Bar Admission

  • Michigan

Affiliations

Affiliations

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Association of Corporate Growth, Detroit Chapter: Programs Committee, 2019 Great Lakes Capital Connection Planning Committee, DealSource Sub-Committee
  • Detroit Urban Debate League, Board of Directors
  • Detroit Kitchen Terminal, Board of Directors, Secretary

News

News

Publications

  • Cannabis Law Blog, “Michigan’s Marijuana Regulatory Agency Releases New Medical Marijuana Facilities License Applications: What to Know” June 17, 2019 (online)
  • Law360 Expert Analysis, “4 Takeaways From Sunny 2019 M&A Forecast” January 11, 2019 (online)
  • Bloomberg Law, “The Middle Market Deal Comes of Age,” January 5, 2018 (online)
  • Midwest Securities Law Institute, “SEC and Cryptocurrency: A Security By Any Other Name?” 2018 (presentation)
  • Rolling Stone, “Detroit’s Debt Crises: Everything Must Go,” June 20, 2013 (online)
  • HUMANITIES: Magazine of the NEH, “Reading the Sweet Trial,” vol. 33. no. 2, March/April 2012(online)