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Howard B. Young

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Phone: (248) 258-2700
Fax: (248) 258-8927

30100 Telegraph Rd #428
Bingham Farms, Michigan 48025

Howard B. Young is a seasoned transactional attorney specializing in complex acquisitions and dispositions of companies. Having previously served as in-house tax counsel to Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corporation, he draws from a diverse background of business, tax and real estate transactions. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School and is involved in all aspects of our transactional practice. His practice includes advising clients on estate and asset protection planning, pension and profit sharing plans, real estate matters and transfers of technology and other intellectual property. He also lectures and writes extensively on a variety of business and tax topics.

Sample Representative Business Transactions

  • Represented top 25 heavy equipment leasing company in its $30 million asset sale to Buyer in top 10 of industry

  • Represented regional service company in sale of $18 million business to public company

  • Advised and negotiated management group’s buyout of assets from public company in bankruptcy

  • Counseled, negotiated and drafted merger of $16 million software company with public company subsidiary

Estate and Asset Protection Planning

  • Counsel families owning major family businesses ($20-50 million) on estate planning including complex succession issues, control issues, use of GRAT’s and sales to defective trusts as part of significant estate and gift tax planning

  • Advise real estate developer on asset protection issues after personally guarantying multi-million dollar construction and development loan

  • Advise lawyer to large syndicator on alternatives when faced with $10 million plus claim for securities fraud (not covered by insurance) to protect assets

  • Represented owner of lakefront property in asset protection area when child’s friend dies in watercraft accident and owner is sued for multimillion dollar wrongful death claim

  • Advised homeowners on asset protection issues where catastrophic injury to service provider in home was neither covered by homeowner’s insurance nor worker's compensation insurance

  • Counsel to physicians, accountants, attorneys and other professionals regarding how to effectively protect assets in the event of a future substantial claim for which insurance is either inadequate, unavailable or there is a valid defense to coverage