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Attorney Kelly Martorano Elected as Chair of the State Bar of Michigan’s Environmental Law Section

TROY, Mich., October 1, 2018 – Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Kelly Martorano has been elected as Chair of the State Bar of Michigan’s Environmental Law Section. Her selection took place during the Annual Meeting on September 27, 2018.

The State Bar of Michigan’s Environmental Law Section examines proposed legislation and regulations concerning natural resources and environmental law. The chair is responsible for leading the section’s Executive Council and promoting the education of members of the Bar and the general public in those areas pertaining to natural resources and environmental law. This is accomplished through the sponsoring of webinars and conferences as well as the publication of the Michigan Environmental Law Journal.

Kelly Martorano is Of Counsel in the firm’s Troy office. Through her practice, she assists clients such as, large and small companies, financial institutions, and municipalities with evaluating and navigating various transactional and regulatory environmental issues. In addition, she has prepared and negotiated purchase and sale agreements, leases, easements, and various real estate documents related to the acquisition, disposition, leasing, construction and financing of medical office building projects in Michigan.

Ms. Martorano is recognized as a leader in her field by Best Lawyers in America and Michigan Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”. She is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Oakland County Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Air and Waste Management Association, and the Michigan Wetlands Association. She received her B.S. from Michigan State University and her J.D. from Michigan State University College of Law.

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