Myers Joins Plunkett Cooney’s Business Law Department

DATE: February 21, 2020

CONTACT: John Cornwell (248) 901-4008

 

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI – February 21, 2020 – Senior attorney Patricia Myers recently joined the Business Transactions & Planning and Banking, Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights practice groups of Plunkett Cooney, one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest full-service law firms.

A Certified Public Accountant and attorney for over 35 years, Myers focuses her practice in the areas of real estate law, business transactions and banking law. She also has extensive experience handling tax law and regulatory matters.

In the area of real estate law, Myers has handled matters involving mixed use development, construction law, leasing, acquisitions, dispositions, tenant leasing, Sec. 1031 transactions, entitlements, tax structuring, procurement and financing. She has also worked on commercial office, retail and multi-tenant real estate contract negotiations and due diligence, as well as related multi-million dollar financing transactions with institutional capital sources.

In the areas of business transactions and banking law, Myers has handled numerous assignments pertaining to loan covenants, debt instruments, letters of credit, corporate tax returns, financial statements, income and cash flow analyses and corporate debt transactions, among others. She also spearheaded regulatory operations that included the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act; the Fair Lending Act; the Community Reinvestment Act and Consumer Affairs.

Myers is a member of the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants and the State Bar of Michigan. She graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law in 1992 and received her undergraduate degree from Madonna University in 1985.

The members of the firm’s Banking, Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Practice Group have represented banks, savings and loan associations, mortgage companies, credit unions, finance companies and servicers for over 25 years. Members of the group provide an array of services that include acquisition of new banking powers, litigation defense, representation in bankruptcy and creditors’ rights matters, loan originations and compliance with state and federal regulations.

Plunkett Cooney’s Business Transactions & Planning Practice Group represents business organizations in all areas of business, including securities law, corporate law, labor and employment law, commercial law, tax matters, succession planning, and regulatory law. Members of the group counsel clients on deal structures, tax implications and business organization, acquisitions and financing. They also assist companies with industry or business-specific regulatory and licensing issues, as well as business disputes.

Established in 1913, Plunkett Cooney is a leading provider of business and litigation services to clients in the private and public sectors. The firm employs approximately 140 attorneys in seven Michigan cities, Chicago, Illinois; Columbus, Ohio; and Indianapolis, Indiana. Plunkett Cooney has achieved the highest rating (AV) awarded by Martindale-Hubbell, a leading, international directory of law firms. The firm was also selected by Crain’s Detroit Business as its inaugural Law Firm of the Year.

For more information about Patricia Myers joining Plunkett Cooney, contact the firm’s Director of Marketing and Business Development John Cornwell at (248) 901-4008; jcornwell@plunkettcooney.com.