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State Bar of Michigan, Business Law Section

State Bar of Michigan, Tax Law Section

American Bar Association, Business Law Section

American Bar Association, Tax Law Section

Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Michigan


Wayne State University Law School, J.D. 

  • cum laude

Wayne State University Law School, LL.M.

  • cum laude

Richard C. Buslepp


Richard C. Buslepp, who is a Certified Public Accountant as well as an attorney, focuses his practice on business/corporate law, real estate, and tax and estate planning.

Rich has substantial experience, with more than 28 years as business counsel to clients in a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, health care, architectural and engineering, technology, construction, service and transportation. Rich specializes in structuring, negotiating and consummating complex domestic and cross-border transactions such as stock and asset sale transactions, leveraged buyouts, mergers, recapitalizations, divestitures, take-privates, joint ventures, debt and equity finance transactions, management led buyouts, real estate transactions and restructure transactions for private equity, public, non profits, and family owned clients.  Rich also regularly counsels clients on a variety of other legal matters including corporate governance, business entity formation, the formation and qualification of tax-exempt organizations, tax planning, tax controversies, the preparation and review of contracts and business planning and law issues.

Additionally, Rich has lectured and written on various business and tax law-related subjects, including the advantages and disadvantages of the various forms of business entities, the requirements for tax deferred like-kind exchanges, and corporate, estate and partnership tax matters.

Representative Matters

Recently represented management of a Tier I auto supplier in connection with the sale of the company

Recently represented electrical contractor in connection with sale of company

Recently represented Tier I auto supplier in connection with $100 Million refinancing

Recently represented privately held aerospace engineering company in connection with the sale of the company

News & Insights

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