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Miller Canfield Attorney David Thoms Re-Elected to Nonprofit Boards

April 27, 2009

The law firm of Miller Canfield announces that David M. Thoms, a principal in the Troy office, was recently re-elected secretary of the board of directors of the Visiting Nurse Association of Michigan. In addition, he was elected secretary and re-elected as a member of the executive committee of the Michigan Colleges Foundation.

At Miller Canfield, Thoms is a principal in the Personal Services Group and co-leader of the Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations Group.  He concentrates his practice in estate planning and tax, non-profit organizations, business entity planning and tax, succession planning, and real estate.

He received an L.L.M. in taxation from Wayne State University School of Law, a J.D. from the University of Detroit-Mercy, a M.U.P. (Masters of Urban Planning) from Wayne State University, and a B.A. in History, with distinction, from Kalamazoo College.  He also attended l'Université de Caen, France.

Thoms is a member of the American Bar Association, State Bar of Michigan, New York State Bar, The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association, American Planning Association; Michigan Association of Planners; Financial and Estate Planning Council of Detroit, and Planned Giving Council of Detroit, along with numerous civic and charitable organizations.  He is listed in the Trusts and Estates Section of The Best Lawyers in America, Who's Who in America, American Law, Midwest, World, and Emerging Leaders in America.