Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss Elects Bill Sider as CEO


tSOUTHFIELD — Southfield-based Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C. announced Monday that William E. Sider has been elected Chief Executive Officer for a three-year term.  He succeeds Richard Zussman, who had held the position since 2004 and will continue as a member of the firm’s Board of Directors and a practicing attorney in the Real Estate Group.

tAs Jaffe’s new CEO and a member of its board of directors, Sider will be responsible for the growth, strategic development, and day-to-day operations of the 200-person firm. He will also continue to practice law as a member of the Tax Practice Group, specializing in acquisitions, debt restructurings, dispositions and joint ventures. Sider represents private equity firms, venture capitalists, publicly traded real estate investment trusts, technology companies and entrepreneurs.

tHe earned his Bachelor’s degree with high distinction from the University of Michigan and is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School. He also earned his LL.M in Taxation from New York University School of Law.

tSider is a member of the State Bar of Michigan Taxation Section and American Bar Association Taxation Section.