Taft attorney Terrence J.L. Reeves will serve as President of the Wolverine Bar Association in 2019. Before assuming his role as president, Reeves will serve as the WBA’s president-elect and as a board member in 2018.
With more than 170 financial members, the Wolverine Bar Association’s efforts to support the legal profession and equal treatment under the law date back to the 1930s. The WBA’s mission is to:
- Support and improve the justice system;
- Provide leadership on major issues affecting the profession and the community;
- Promote meaningful access to justice for all persons regardless of their economic or social conditions; and
- Promote responsibility for public service by the profession.
The WBA is an affiliate chapter of the National Bar Association.
Reeves is an attorney in Taft's venture capital and business and finance practices. He focuses on assisting startups, emerging companies and venture capital funds through all stages of financings and exit transactions. Reeves is active in the Michigan entrepreneurial ecosystem, having served as a judge for the University of Michigan’s Michigan Business Challenge and as a mentor and advisor to companies at TechTown, Bamboo, gBETA Detroit (gener8tor) and the New Enterprise Forum. Reeves also serves on the board of directors for the Michigan Strategic Fund, the State of Michigan’s leading economic development vehicle with ongoing annual outflows in excess of $1 billion.