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Miller Canfield Lawyer Laura Bassett Elected to Michigan Women in Finance Board of Directors

October 17, 2012

The law firm of Miller Canfield announces that Laura M. Bassett, an associate in the Detroit office, has been elected to a three-year term on the board of directors of the Michigan Women in Finance.

Founded in 2004, the Michigan Women in Finance is a nonprofit educational and professional networking organization for women in the finance industry.  The board consists of 16 members representing a diverse group of women finance professionals.

At Miller Canfield, Bassett advises public entities on a range of financing and related legal matters, including economic development initiatives, municipal infrastructure finance and school finance. She has particular experience assisting financially distressed municipalities and school districts to make informed decisions to achieve their objectives.

She received her J.D. from Wayne State University Law School, her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan and her B.A. from Kalamazoo College.