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John K. Lawrence, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Financial Institutions Law, International Finance Law, Acquisitions, Divestitures and Mergers Law. Member of Dickinson, Wright, Moon, Van Dusen & Freeman.

Background

Lawrence, John Kidder was born on November 18, 1949 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Luther Ernest and Mary Anna (Kidder) Lawrence.

Education

University of Michigan (Bachelor of Arts, with highest distinction, 1971). Harvard University (Juris Doctor, 1974).

Career

Worked at Dickinson, Wright, Moon, Van Dusen & Freeman (Detroit, Michigan) specializing in Financial Institutions Law, International Finance Law, Acquisitions, Divestitures and Mergers Law. Admitted to the bar, 1974, Michigan. 1976, United States. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

1977, United States. Supreme Court. 1979, District of Columbia. Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Eta Sigma.

Executive Secretary, Detroit Committee on Foreign Relations, 1988—. Trustee, Ann Arbor, Summer Festival, Inc., 1990—. Member: State Bar of Michigan.

Detroit, Federal, American (Member, Sections of: Corporation, Banking and Business Law. International Law) and International Bar Associations. American Judicature Society.

Membership

Executive secretary Detroit Committee on Foreign Relations, 1988-2004. Trustee Ann Arbor (Michigan) Summer Festival, Inc., 1990-2008. Patron Founders Society Detroit Institute Arts, since 1979.

Director Michigan Chamber of Commerce, 2002-2008. With United States Navy, 1975-1978. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Bar Association, American Law Institute, State Bar Michigan, District of Columbia Bar Association, American Judicature Society, International Bar Association, American History Association, Michigan C. of Chamber (board directors 2002-2008), Detroit Athletic Club, Economic Club Detroit, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Jeanine Ann DeLay, June 20, 1981.