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Lisa J. Buursma





University of Illinois College of Law, J.D. 2009

Calvin College, B.A. 2006

Bar Admissions

Lisa Zigterman's practice focuses on financial institutions and includes the preparation and negotiation of commercial lending agreements. She represents national, regional and local financial institutions in construction, working capital, equipment and real estate financing.

Prior to joining Miller Canfield, she was an associate at a large law firm in Chicago, where she worked on a variety of corporate, securities and regulatory matters relating to the insurance and financial services industry, including structured finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions and private securities offerings.


University of Illinois College of Law, magna cum laude
University of Illinois Law Review

Calvin College, magna cum laude
Phi Sigma Alpha 2004-2005
McGregor Scholars Fellowship Program 2003-2005

Professional Activities

Illinois State Bar Association

Civic, Cultural & Social Activities

Grand Rapids Economic Club

Calvin College Law Professionals of Michigan Leadership Committee

March of Dimes March for Babies/Run for Babies Executive Leadership Team

Run GR, member


"Live and Let Drive: The Struggle for Unauthorized Drivers of Rental Cars in Attaining Standing to Challenge Fourth Amendment Searches," 2009 U. Ill. L. Rev. 1655.