Honigman welcomes the law firm’s founder,
Respected and admired practitioner and community leader, Ira Jaffe
Honigman LLP is proud to announce that law firm founder, respected and admired practitioner and community leader Ira Jaffe has joined the law firm today as a Distinguished Advisor in its corporate and private client practices. . Jaffe will be based in the company’s Bloomfield Hills office.
“We are honored to have Ira join Honigman as a Distinguished Attorney, a special Honigman status reserved for attorneys widely recognized in the legal and business communities as leading practitioners,” said Honigman CEO and Chairman David Foltyn. “Ira has over 50 years of experience working and advising with some of the nation’s most sophisticated and successful individuals, businesses, foundations and community nonprofits, experience and skill set which will prove invaluable to Honigman’s many customers. serve. He has also led numerous nonprofits, foundations and other community organizations, and his considerable insight, experience, knowledge and judgment in these areas and as a founder and leader of a law firm will help the Honigman’s leadership as we continue to strategically grow our business in an increasingly competitive legal marketplace. We are delighted and honored to have him continue his remarkable career with us.
Jaffe retired in 2021 from the law firm Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer & Weiss, which he founded in 1968 and The Fisher Group, LLC, the Max and Marjorie Fisher family office where Jaffe served as CEO and President of The Fisher Group for over 10 years. . In retirement, he started his own consulting business, Ira Jaffe Consulting LLC. Through Ira Jaffe Consulting, and drawing on Ira’s extensive experience and background, he consults with a small group of high net worth clients on the non-legal, family-focused aspects of estate planning, business planning, estate planning, family and trust disputes, participation in non-profit organizations and foundations and membership on boards of directors. Jaffe has also served on numerous boards of foundations and nonprofit organizations over the years, including the Fred A. & Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation; Cranbrook Educational Community; Cranbrook Institute of Science; McGregor Fund; The Parade company; and the Detroit Zoological Society. He currently sits on the Advisory Boards of Beyond Basics; eLab Ventures; Michigan Capital Advisors and Chairman of the Board of REDICO.
“Honigman has an innovative, highly respected and growing legal presence,” Jaffe said. “I look forward to joining many of my longtime friends and colleagues in this next stage of my career and contributing to this outstanding institution.”
About Honigman LLP
Honigman is an Am Law 200 full-service generalist business law firm with more than 330 attorneys nationwide in Chicago, Michigan (Ann Arbor, Bloomfield Hills, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo and Lansing), Washington, D.C. and in our newest wholly-owned subsidiary in Israel, Honigman Law Israel, which announced the arrival of five Wall Street lawyers last month, as Honigman builds a community of American lawyers in Israel. Honigman’s growth continues with the company adding more than 80 hires in the last 18 months. Our lawyers advise their clients on complex issues in more than 60 areas of law.
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