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Miller Canfield Attorney Elected President of Greater Corktown Development Board

September 14, 2005

David R. Mitchell, an associate in the Detroit office of the law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C., has been elected president of the board of directors of the Greater Corktown Development Corporation (GCDC), a community-based housing development organization.

Mitchell will support and help to further GCDC’s mission – to facilitate the redevelopment of a diverse, vibrant and affordable urban village in the Corktown neighborhood surrounding historic Tiger Stadium in Detroit. In addition to serving as president of the board, he is an active member of the group’s Executive Committee and Row House Committee.

He is a member of Miller Canfield’s Financial Institutions and Transactions Group. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan. He received his law degree from Harvard Law School, and his B.S., magna cum laude, from Wayne State University, majoring in computer science.

He resides in Detroit.

The 350-attorney law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. was established in Detroit in 1852 and has offices in Ann Arbor, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Howell, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Monroe, Saginaw, and Troy, Michigan. Other offices are located in New York City, Pensacola, Florida, Washington, D.C., Windsor, Ontario, and in Gdynia, Katowice, and Warsaw, Poland.