In-house counsel event to benefit foundations

An "African American In-House Counsel Round-Up" (for in-house counsel only) will be hosted Thursday, May 17, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Beans and Cornbread, 29508 Northwestern Highway in Southfield.

The event costs $20 and includes a soul food buffet with any net proceeds going to the D. Augustus Straker Bar Foundation and Wolverine Bar Foundation.

Hosting the event are Vernon Baker, general counsel, Meritor; Lois Bingham, general counsel, Yazaki North America Inc.; Michelle Carter, general counsel, Allied Human Services Inc.; Ronald Hall, general counsel, Bridgewater Interiors; Sharna Hatcher, general counsel, Saturn Electronics & Engineering; Angelique Strong Marks, general counsel, Behr America; and Richard White, general counsel, The Auto Club Group.

Register by sending a $20 check payable to Angelique Strong Marks, Behr America Legal, 2700 Daley Drive, Troy, 48083; and by sending an e-mail to

Published: Thu, May 10, 2012