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John Walsh is an expert in the areas of business law and corporate counseling, with 33 years of experience in commercial contracts, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and finance (including commercial lending, angel investment, private placements, and public offerings). Relying on his experience as a lawyer, business owner, educator, and public official, John provides a unique legal service to the small business owner, established businesses, and publicly traded corporations.

John currently serves as President and CEO of the Michigan Manufacturers Association.  He previously served as President of the Downtown Detroit Partnership and as the State Budget Director for Governor Rick Snyder. John was elected to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2008, serving the 19th District (Livonia), and served as the Speaker Pro Tempore from 2010-2014.  He was recognized as the most effective legislator by his peers in 2014.  Prior to that, John was an executive at Schoolcraft College for 10 years and practiced corporate law in Detroit.

With this unique background, John brings a unique and extremely valuable perspective to the team at Fausone Bohn.

John gives back to his community through his service on the following Boards:  Schoolcraft College Foundation; the Livonia Community Foundation; the Detroit Financial Review Commission, and Launch Michigan. 

John currently serves as Chief Strategy Advisor for Michigan Governor Rick Snyder.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Michigan Bar Association