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Cameron S. DeLong

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  • Grand Rapids

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Biography

Cam concentrates his practice in international business and general business law (including mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures), economic incentive transactions and closely held business planning. He is chair of the firm's International Business Group.

Education

  • University of Illinois J.D. 1985 magna cum laude
  • Michigan State University B.A. 1980 with high honors

Admitted

  • 1986, Michigan

Courts

  • U.S. Tax Court in 1986

Bar Associations

  • American Bar Association
    Business Law Section: Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, International Business Law Committee, Middle Market and Small Business Committee, Taxation Committee; Section of International Law; Section of Taxation; Forum Committee on Entertainment & Sport Industry
  • State Bar of Michigan
    Chairperson (2010-11), International Law Section
  • Grand Rapids Bar Association

Teaching and Lecturing

  • Adjunct Professor of Tax, Master of Science In Taxation Program, Seidman School of Business, Grand Valley State University, 1987-96

Experience

  • Advises clients in general business planning and domestic and international transactions, including mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures of all sizes
  • Advises clients on tax incentives and tax credit enhanced financing transactions for business expansion and real estate development, including new markets tax credits and historic rehabilitation tax credits
  • Advises clients on the formation of new entities and the reorganization of existing business operations
  • Advises clients in commercial transactions of all types, including product distribution contracts, terms of purchase and sale, and manufacturing and supply contracts

Honors & Awards

  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Named a Top Lawyer in Corporate and International Trade Law, Grand Rapids Magazine, 2019
  • Named the Best Lawyers' 2015 Grand Rapids International Trade and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers of America, Corporate Law, International Trade and Finance Law, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) and Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, 1999-Present
  • Leading Lawyers Michigan, 2014
  • Named to Michigan Super Lawyers, 2008-10
  • Order of the Coif
  • Associate Editor, University of Illinois Law Review

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Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • TerraLex (an international legal referral network)
    Co-Chair, Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group (2009-11) 
  • State Bar of Michigan
    Chairperson (2010-11), International Law Section

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