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William O. Hochkammer Elected Lawrence University Board Chair

March 10, 2005

William O. Hochkammer Jr., was recently elected chair of the Lawrence University Board of Trustees. He has served as a Lawrence Trustee since 1993.   

Hochkammer is a partner at the Detroit law firm of Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP and is a member of its Health Care Department.  He served as Honigman's Chair from 1990-98 and Chief Executive Officer from 1993-98.  He is a 1966 graduate of Lawrence University and earned a bachelor's degree in economics.  He received his law degree, cum laude, from Northwestern University School of Law in 1969, and is a 2004 recipient of Northwestern's Alumni Merit Award.  Hochkammer has been cited in "The Best Lawyers in America," widely regarded as the preeminent referral guide to the legal profession in the United States.  He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and a former president of the Michigan Society of Hospital Attorneys.  

Hochkammer currently resides in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.  

Founded in 1847, Lawrence University is a leading national liberal arts college with an associated conservatory of music. It has produced seven Rhodes Scholars and draws its 1,350-member student body from 48 states and 49 foreign countries.  

Founded in 1948, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP is a business law firm based in Detroit with offices in Lansing and Oakland County, Michigan.  The firm represents more than 15,000 clients regionally, nationally and internationally.