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Miller Canfield Lawyer Harold Bulger Named African-American Man of Excellence

June 29, 2012

DETROIT, MI  – Harold W. Bulger (center), a principal in the Detroit office, has been named as one of the Michigan Chronicle’s Men of Excellence for 2012 for his contributions to the region, community, and to the business world.

The Michigan Chronicle Men of Excellence Awards celebrate local African- American men who inspire others through their vision and leadership, exceptional achievements, and participation in community service. Bulger was chosen from hundreds of nominees and joins a group comprised of the Detroit area’s most influential men.

Bulger’s expertise is assisting municipalities secure financing for infrastructure improvements and capital improvements for cultural, educational and convention facilities. His practice includes municipal economic development, Brownfield redevelopment, and tax increment financing. He has extensive experience in assisting financially distressed cities and school districts with short-term cash flow borrowings and long-term fiscal stabilization bonds to solve fiscal imbalances.

“I feel very honored to have been chosen for this award from a field of so many esteemed nominees,” Bulger said. “As a finance attorney, I am able to work on projects that benefit society by helping municipalities and school districts. Being honored for doing this work is extremely rewarding.”  

Bulger has been honored by his peers for his expertise in Public Finance law in such publications as Best Lawyers in America, dBusiness Magazine’s Top Lawyers, and Michigan Super Lawyers.  He is a member of the ABA, State Bar of Michigan, Wolverine Bar, Detroit Bar Association, and a life member of the NAACP and Kappa Alpha Psi. He has tutored Detroit middle school children in math and is on the board of the Detroit Summer Finance Institute for high school students.

An honoree reception was held at the Westin Book Cadillac June 28.

The Michigan Chronicle is a weekly newspaper based in Detroit, Michigan, serving the African-American community. It was founded in 1936.