Geoffrey S. Gallinger, an attorney and shareholder at Detroit-based Butzel Long, has been elected to a one-year term as president and member of the board of directors of the Detroit Athletic Club.
Most recently, Gallinger served as first vice president and an officer of the same board. Over the past five years, he also has served as corporate secretary and on Detroit Athletic Club committees, including the community outreach committee, and as chair of the executive, house, and strategic planning committees. He was also on the Detroit Athletic Club Foundation board.
Gallinger’s practice includes counseling clients regarding general business and corporate transactional, finance, and planning needs, including real estate transactions and developments, acquisitions, leasing, financing, and condominiums.
He also has experience in mergers and acquisitions, partnerships and joint ventures, and shareholder matters. His areas of specialty are corporate and business transactions, real estate transactions, development and financing, troubled asset, and work-out restructuring and financing.
After completing his bachelor’s degree at Michigan State University, Gallinger earned his juris doctorate at Michigan State University College of Law.
Butzel Long was founded in Detroit in 1854. It has offices in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing, Ann Arbor, New York, and Washington, D.C., as well as alliance offices in Beijing and Shanghai.
The Detroit Athletic Club was founded in 1887.