Emory University School of Law, J.D., 2004
University of Michigan, B.A. 2000
Joni Thrower has extensive experience in negotiating secured and unsecured transactions and assisting in transactions involving letters of credit in support of tax-exempt financing. She has represented financial institutions of varying size and complexity in both Michigan and California.
Joni is also the firm's Diversity Director. She oversees implementation of the firm’s commitment to develop and maintain a multicultural workforce, a culture of inclusion and serves as primary spokesperson on diversity issues.
Joni represented a bank that was financing the purchase of several high-end condominiums located throughout the United States. The deal was on a fast track, and she successfully negotiated several mortgage documents within the extremely challenging time frame set by the bank's client.
Michigan Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Securities + Corporate Finance 2013
American Bar Association
National Bar Association
Civic, Cultural & Social Activities
City of Detroit, Elected Officials Compensation Commission; Historic District Commission
Crisis Turnaround Team for Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, Department of Finance, May 2009-September 2009
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., a public service sorority
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Board of Trustees