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Michael A. Temple

Michael A. Temple


Detroit, MI
Phone: 248.359.7385    Fax: 248.359.7700

Mr. Temple’s representations include:

  • multiple private equity, venture capital and debt fund managers in connection with the formation, management and operation of their funds, including SBICs
  • a private equity fund in connection with its investments in multiple portfolio companies in the information technology and business services industries
  • a privately-held international company with subsidiaries in Europe, Asia, Brazil, the U.S. and Mexico providing day-to-day legal advice in the corporate, intellectual property, labor and tax areas
  • an advanced welding solutions company in its strategic merger with a company providing weld consulting, weld process development and prototype welding applications to the North American automotive, defense, heavy equipment and consumer products industries
  • a leading flat glass manufacturer providing day-to-day legal advice in the corporate area
  • a high-definition 3D machine vision products company in a private offering of equity to a strategic Chinese public company and the creation of a related joint venture in Asia
  • a New York-based private equity firm regarding its investment in a medical device company and developer of breakthrough procedures for eye diseases
  • a Fortune 500 global financial services company in the disposition of its trust and investment management services subsidiary company
  • a New York-based private equity firm regarding its investment in a designer/manufacturer of fully autonomous unmanned aircraft systems
  • the U.S. subsidiary of a global supplier of cement and aggregates regarding its strategic investment in a privately-held manufacturer and distributor of ready-mix concrete and aggregates.


  • J.D., Wayne State University Law School, 1999, associate editor, Wayne Law Review
  • B.A., Economics, with honors, Michigan State University, 1996

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan

Practice Areas

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