Stephen L. Burlingame has nearly 40 years of experience representing financial institutions on commercial loan transactions. His work spans the full spectrum of commercial loans, from drafting and reviewing documents and business entity structures to loan collections and workouts. Most recently, he was honored as 2018 "Lawyer of the Year" in Lansing by The Best Lawyers in America for Corporate Law.
Steve devotes his practice to working alongside business leaders, counseling his clients on every day matters. He is highly qualified in buy-sell agreements, leases, mergers, and security agreements, to name a few. He also provides counsel on the acquisition and disposition of real estate, and provides legal opinions for transactions.
Through the years, Steve has held many leading roles in the legal industry and the local community. He has served as President of Fraser Trebilcock, Chair of the Business Law Section of the Ingham County Bar Association, and on the Board of Directors for Legal Aid of Central Michigan. He has been active in the Lansing Rotary Club, and is a former-chair of the Capital Area United Way.