New CEO named at Jaffe law firm

William E. (Bill) Sider has been elected to a three-year term as Chief Executive Officer of Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss in Southfield. He succeeds Richard (Rick) Zussman, who had held the position since 2004 and will continue as a member of the firm's Board of Directors and a practicing attorney in the Real Estate Group.

Sider earned his bachelor's degree with high distinction from the University of Michigan and is a graduate of the U-M Law School. He also earned his LL.M in taxation from New York University School of Law.

As Jaffe's new CEO and a member of its Board of Directors, Sider will be responsible for the growth, strategic development, and day-to-day operations of the 200-person firm. He will also continue to practice law as a member of the Tax Practice Group, specializing in acquisitions, debt restructurings, dispositions and joint ventures. Sider represents private equity firms, venture capitalists, publicly traded real estate investment trusts, technology companies, and entrepreneurs.

Published: Thu, May 3, 2012


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