Alan I. Shanaman

Mr. Shanaman represents a myriad of clients in complex and sophisticated business and financial transactions, including debtrecapitalization,working closely with investment bankers and private equity funds.  Mr. Shanaman’s clients include entrepreneurs, manufacturers, commercial real estate developers in multi-million dollar projects, commercial construction general contractors and subcontractors with annual revenues exceeding $75 million.  He assists his clients with their administrative and employmentmatters, conducts annual meetings, and facilitates corporate finance structuring and restructuring, working closely with investment bankers, senior and mezzanine lenders, as well as private equity investment firms.  Mr. Shanaman also keeps deeply involved in reviewing and analyzing many of his clients’ financial statements and tax returns, providing advice and recommendations to helpimprove financial performance.  Mr. Shanaman provides general advice for labor matters, litigation, strategic business planning, succession planning, dispute resolution and all related business legal matters, including mergers and acquisitions.  His responsibilities often involve working closely with company accountants for year-end tax planning and preparation of companyfinancial statements.


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Mark  W. Rheaume

Mark W. Rheaume concentrates his practice in the areas of real estate, property tax, corporate and business transactions, taxation, contracts, business planning, mergers and acquisitions, deferred compensation, estate planning, and family business transitions.

In addition to his prior affiliation as a Director and Principal with two substantial business and tax law firms for many years, his previous tax experience includes seven years in the tax departments of two Fortune 500 companies and two years with an international independent public accounting firm, as a Senior Tax Analyst. Mr. Rheaume has considerable experience over the years in handling contested matters in both large and small case federal audits and is often involved with the Internal Revenue Service and the State of Michigan audit and appeals process on behalf of clients. Mr. Rheaume represents numerous business clients in matters such as contract issues, real estate tax appeals, corporate and business organizations, shareholder issues, employment contracts, tax planning, as well as consulting on litigation matters.  Mr. Rheaume has previously acted as lender’s counsel, drafting all commercial instruments including loan agreements, promissory notes, lines of credit, guaranty agreements, security agreements, and UCC compliance. 

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