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Dawn L. Short

  • Detroit
  • T: 313.465.7222
  • F: 313.465.7223


Madonna University, B.S.
  • Paralegal Studies
  • with highest honors
Henry Ford Community College, A.B.
  • Legal Assistant
  • summa cum laude

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Michigan, Paralegal/Legal Assistant Section



Ms. Short is a paralegal in the Corporate Department with more than ten years of legal experience.

  • Concentrates practice in various areas of corporate law, including:
    • Formation of profit and non-profit corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships, and the preparation and filing of qualifications, amendments, assumed names, mergers, conversions, dissolutions, annual reports, Employer Identification Number applications and state tax registrations
    • Transactional work, including preparation of closing checklists and corporate structure charts, obtaining and analyzing due diligence and performing UCC, litigation and tax lien searches
    • Drafting of ancillary transaction documents
    • Facilitation of acquisition, merger and financing transaction closings
    • Maintains corporate records of companies, including drafting of resolutions, bylaws, operating agreements, certificates, share subscriptions, affidavits, notes and stock records
    • UCC filings
    • Assists in the preparation and filing of securities filings, including Form ID, Form D and EDGAR filings