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Aimee J. Jachym

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Education

Wayne State University Law School, J.D.

Western Michigan University, BBA, B.A.

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court

  • Western District of Michigan  

Languages

As a principal in Miller Canfield's Corporate and Securities group, Aimee Jachym represents businesses in commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and compliance matters.

Corporate Law

Using her background in business and international affairs to meet the needs of local and global clients, Aimee counsels businesses of all sizes, including public institutions and start-ups, in diverse matters ranging from contract assistance and real estate to regulatory matters and complex agreements. She also serves as outside general counsel to a number of corporate clients and advises owners of privately-held entities on ownership issues, fiduciary duties, and succession planning.

Investment Advisory Practice

Aimee also has experience in securities and private equity matters. She represents investment advisory firms in all aspects of their organization, registration and compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and succession planning matters. She also advises investment advisory firms with regard to customer transitioning, regulatory concerns, investment advisor representatives and supervision, and general business matters.

Health Care

Aimee also represents physicians and physician practice groups in all areas of their practices. Well-versed in the ins-and-outs of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ("HIPAA"), Aimee helps clients understand the ins and outs of HIPAA compliance and related health care matters. She also routinely drafts and reviews business associate agreements.

International

As a member of the firm's International Practice, Aimee works on a variety of cross-border and international trade matters. She represents Korean clients doing business in the United States and also advises domestic clients looking to expand their businesses to new markets.

Aimee was previously was an in-house commercial contracts manager for a Fortune 250 aerospace company, where she negotiated settlements and interpreted contracts, provided export controls compliance support and assisted with global business development. Prior to joining Miller Canfield, Aimee also gained experience working in the legal department of a global auto manufacturer.

Representative Matters

Honors

State Bar of Michigan Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2020

Leadership Kalamazoo, 2017

Western Michigan University, Haworth College of Business, Young Alumni Award Recipient, 2016

Wayne State University Law School, cum laude; Law Review; Dean's Scholarship Recipient; Lombard Fellow

Western Michigan University, magna cum laude; U.S. State Department Fulbright Grant Recipient; University-Endorsed Nominee for Rhodes Scholarship; Medallion Scholarship Recipient

Professional Activities

State Bar of Michigan

Civic, Cultural & Social Activities

Read and Write Kalamazoo, Fund Development Committee, 2018-present

Korean Kids & Orphanage Outreach Mission (KKOOM), President/Founder, 2007-present

Korean Connection, Board of Directors, 2013-2016

Friends of Western Michigan University, 2009-present

International Business Group of West Michigan, Board of Directors, 2010-11

Great Lakes PeaceJam/Seeding Change, Board of Directors, 2009-2011

Teaching

Korean Culture Seminars to U.S. Fulbright Grant Recipients in South Korea, Summers 2004-2009

English as a Foreign Language at Gumi Boys' High School (Fulbright) in South Korea, 2004-2005

Speeches

"Trouble with Tariffs," 2019 West Michigan World Trade Week Business Conference, May 15, 2019, Grand Rapids, MI

Publications

"International delivery rules changing," Business Review West Michigan, October 2010

"Separate Lives," The Korea Fulbright Review (a publication of the Korean-American Educational Commission), 2006

"A Line of Children without End," The Korea Fulbright Review, 2005

"Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony: Dilemma of a Genius in Stalinist Russia," Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters, Central Michigan University, 2002 

Articles