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Douglas M. Kilbourne

Of Counsel




Michigan State University College of Law, J.D. 1977

Michigan State University, B.A. 1970

Bar Admissions

Douglas Kilbourne has more than 40 years of experience in representing banks and commercial businesses in a broad range of loan transactions and commercial, real estate and corporate transactions, as well as regulatory and compliance matters.

He has handled general commercial and industrial credit and leasing facilities along with specialized financing transactions in the health care, real estate and technology sectors. Doug’s practice has included extensive work in leveraged acquisitions, ESOPS, credit enhancements in tax-exempt bond arrangements and workouts. The commercial and corporate side of his practice involves transactional and general representation of industrial and service companies in their commercial transactions, financing, acquisitions, divestitures and general corporate matters.


Best Lawyers in America
2014 Detroit Banking and Finance Lawyer of the Year
Banking and Finance Law 2007-present

DBusiness Magazine, Top Lawyers, Banking 2011

Professional Activities

American Bar Association, 1987-present, Business Law Section

State Bar of Michigan, Real Property Section; Business Law Section

Civic, Cultural & Social Activities

Leadership Ann Arbor, 1997 Graduate