David Porteous appeared on Inside America’s Boardrooms

Shareholder and Attorney at our firm, David Porteous was a guest speaker on Inside America’s Boardrooms in a talk entitled “Challenges of Being the Lead Director. http://www.boardroomresources.com/challenges-of-being-the-lead-director/

David Porteous, Finalist for Independant Lead Director of the Year

Partner David Porteous of our firm is also the Lead Director for Huntington Bank.  In that role he was announced as a finalist for the Independent Lead Director of The Year Award put out by Corporate Board Member Magazine for 2015.

Starting a new business? This is what your business lawyer will want to know.

I love entrepreneurs. They’re excited, energized, and optimistic. They’re brimming over with ideas, and want to make their vision reality. But they are usually unsure of how to get the most out of their relationship with their lawyer. They know that a lawyer can help “set up their business.” But what does that really mean? […]

The Chemistry of Success – Bank Directors Magazine

Attorney David Porteous of our office in Reed City, Osceola County, Michigan, who is a member for the board for Huntington Bank, was featured in an article in Bank Director’s Magazine. http://www.bankdirector.com/index.php/magazine/archives/2nd-quarter-2015/the-chemistry-of-success/

David L. Porteous has been invited to present at the prestigious 2015 Bank Board Training Forum in Nashville, Tennessee

A member of the firm, David L. Porteous has been invited to present at the prestigious 2015 Bank Board Training Forum in Nashville, Tennessee. This annual event is sponsored by Bank Director Magazine and brings together experienced bank directors from across America to hear from leading experts regarding the highly regulated and rapidly evolving banking […]

Do I Need A Corporation to Operate My Business?

While it is not legally necessary that a person operate their business as a corporation or as another business entity like a limited liability company, in many cases it is advantageous. A business entity such as a corporation or a limited liability company can offer the owner important limitations of personal liability for claims arising […]