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Lloyd A. Semple, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Business Law, Mergers and Acquisitions. Member of Dykema Gossett PLLC.


Semple, Lloyd Ashby was born on June 7, 1939 in St. Louis. Son of Robert B. and Isabelle A. Semple.


Yale University (Bachelor of Arts, 1961). University of Michigan (Juris Doctor, with distinction, 1964).


Worked at Dykema Gossett PLLC (Detroit, Michigan) specializing in Business Law, Mergers and Acquisitions. Admitted to the bar, 1965, Michigan. Member: Detroit Metropolitan and American Bar Associations.

State Bar of Michigan. (Chairman of the Firm).


Councilman, mayor pro tempore City of Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, 1975—1983. Chairman executive committee Detroit Zoological Society. Director, trustee Karmanos Cancer Institute, 1994—2004.

Chairman board trustees Detroit Medical Center Corporation, 1996—2001. Member American Bar Association, Michigan Bar Association, Detroit Bar Association, Country Club Detroit, Yondotega Club, Detroit Athletic Club, Yale Club (New York City), Bohemian Club (San Francisco), Audobon Society (director since 2003).


Married Cynthia T. Semple, August 26, 1961. Children: Whitney, Sarah, Lloyd Junior, Terrell.