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    Don Tucker 

    In Summary


    Born and raised in Jackson, Michigan

    Graduated from The University of Michigan Ross School of Business Administration 1968, and The University of Michigan Law School 1971

    Licensed to practice law December 1971

    Served as Legislative Counsel to US Senator Philip A. Hart 1974-1975

    Worked on Campaign Staff of Senator Philip A. Hart 1969-1970, and Presidential Campaign Staff of Senator George McGovern 1971-1972

    Completed active duty service in US Army, 1971                                                                                           Captain, USAR Retired 

    Returned to the private practice of law in 1975. Formed his own law firm in 1977. Became a registered lobbyist in 1978.

    Director, Cinnaire, 2011-


    Governmental appointed positions held:


    Michigan Public Transportation Council 1976-1979

    Michigan State Housing Development Housing Development Authority     Board of Directors 1984-1994

    Chairman of Board Michigan State Housing Development Housing Development Authority 1984-1992


    Charitable and Civic Positions held:


    University of Michigan – various fundraising positions

    Detroit Country Day School – chaired various parent and fundraising groups

    President, Oakland County Bar Association

    Commissioner, State Bar of Michigan

    Chairman, 17th and 18th Congressional District Democratic Committees

    Chair, Oakland County Democratic Party

    Other positions upon request


    Business sectors represented in government affairs:


             Recycling                                         Financial Services

             Retail                                               Health Care

             Water and Habitat Conservation         Insurance

             Affordable Housing                            Food Services

             Real Estate                                       Manufacturing 


    Actively practiced law until December, 2010 with Clark Hill PLC, a Detroit based full service commercial law firm with four Michigan offices as well as offices in Chicago, Pittsburgh, Phoenix and Washington, DC. He retired from the firm in 2017 and is no longer engaged in the active practice of law.