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Rasul M. Raheem Joins Dykema’s Detroit Office

November 8, 2018

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Rasul M. Raheem to its Financial Services Litigation Practice Group as a Senior Counsel in the firm’s Detroit office. Raheem joins Dykema with nearly 30 years of experience as in-house counsel to banking entities, including serving as Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel with Bank of America, as well as time with LaSalle Bank Corp. and Michigan National Bank.

Raheem’s practice focuses on business transactions, bank regulatory and compliance, and banking law. He provides legal counsel and advice to senior management regarding finance and lending relationships, credit issues, restructuring and recovery strategies, reputational risk, treasury services, bank policy and regulatory issues, and cyber currency issues, as well as litigation related to financial services disputes.

Raheem serves as a member of the Michigan Roundtable for Diversity & Inclusion and was an adjunct professor at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, where he taught a course on banking and financial institutions law.

“Rasul’s reputation in the world of financial services law precedes him,” said Laura Baucus, Leader of Dykema’s Financial Services Litigation Practice Group. “His invaluable experience as in-house with banking organizations will be a great benefit to our financial institutions clients.”

Raheem earned a J.D. and an LL.M., in Corporate & Finance Law, from Wayne State University Law School. He also earned a BGS from The University of Michigan.