Dykema Names New Automotive Group Director


DETROIT — Dykema, a national law firm has named Brendan J. Cahill as director of the firm’s automotive group.

Based in the Bloomfield Hills office, Cahill joined Dykema more than two decades ago, and has worked extensively with automotive companies throughout his career. He focuses his practice on business planning, acquisition and financing transactions, with special emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and joint venture transactions involving both public and private companies.

In his automotive practice, Cahill has represented U.S.- and non-U.S.-based automotive-related companies and private equity investors in a wide variety of assignments, which have involved every practice group in the firm — including acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, capital raising, customer and supplier relationships, and restructurings.

Prior to joining Dykema, Cahill worked in the financial derivative products trading industry. He received his BA with honors from the University of Notre Dame and his JD from the University of Michigan Law School.