DETROIT — Robert M. Riley, an associate at Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP, was elected president by the Detroit Center for Family Advocacy’s recently formed board of directors.
Riley’s multi-disciplinary litigation experience includes complex commercial litigation, commercial transactions, shareholder disputes, appellate advocacy and corporate restructuring. He has served as pro bono counsel for Legal Services of Michigan, Legal Services of South Central Michigan, the Michigan State Planning Body for Legal Services and the American Civil Liberties Union.
The center is an evidence-based program that improves outcomes for children by safely reducing the need for them to enter or remain in foster care. CFA uses legal and social work advocacy to empower families to overcome the underlying problems they are facing that put the children in their care at risk for out of home placements.
Riley, of Birmingham, earned his Bachelor of Arts at the University of Michigan and his juris doctor, cum laude, from Wayne State University Law School, and an MBA from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.