Dave Robertson - Fraser Trebilcock Director of...

David B. Robertson

Director of Governmental Affairs, Fraser Consulting / Lansing

Areas of Focus


Immediately prior to joining the firm, Mr. Robertson was a Michigan State Senator of the 14th District of Michigan, representing Southeastern Genesee County and Northwest Oakland County. While a State Senator, Mr. Robertson was elected Caucus Chairman by his colleagues, and introduced non-partisan legislation positively impacting Michigan residents. He was the Chief Sponsor of Public Act 403 and 404 of 2004, which amended the Unarmed Combat Commission to have authority over the management and control of all amateur and professional boxing and mixed martial arts contests held in the state, allowing the growth of the sport's popularity and economic progress, all while putting much need regulations in place. Mr. Robertson also was the Chief Sponsor of Public Act 160 of 2013, which established sales tax on the difference between trade-in and purchase price for motor vehicles and titled watercraft.

Professional Associations
  • Paul Harris Fellow
  • Grand Blanc Rotary (Past President)
Honors & Distinctions
  • Former Michigan State Senator, 14th District, Northern Genesee County and Southwest Oakland County (2011 - 2018)
  • Former Michigan State Representative, 51st District, Southern Genesee County (2003 - 2008)
  • Former Michigan State Representative, 83rd District, Sanilac and Southeastern St Clair County (1991 - 1992)
  • Former Genesee County Commissioner, 5th District

Legislation Introduced and Passed into Law:

  • Senate Bills 335 and 336 - PA 119 and 120 of 2017 (Codification of Citizens United vs. FEC decision)
  • Senate Bill 89 Public Act 160 of 2013 (Establishing Sales Tax on the Difference on Auto and Watercraft)
  • Senate Bill 290 PA 130 of 2018 Election Law Changes (Jill Stein recount fix)