Joshua Opperer is a partner in the firm's Corporate department and a member of the firm's Executive Committee and Board of Directors. In his legal practice, Josh serves as lead mergers and acquisitions counsel to private equity funds located around the United States, acts as primary outside counsel on a wide variety of matters to national and multinational operating companies, and advises high-net-worth individuals and their business enterprises on business planning and succession. Josh also is the Director of the firm's Israeli subsidiary, Honigman Law Israel.

Honigman Law Israel is a wholly-owned Israeli subsidiary of Honigman LLP. Honigman Law Israel attorneys are qualified under and practice exclusively under U.S. law.




Representative Matters

Representative clients include:

  • Aludyne (Southfield, MI)
  • Angeles Equity Partners (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Brookside Equity Partners (Stamford, CT)
  • Bryn Pharma (Beverly Hills, CA)
  • BSRE (Tel Aviv, Israel)
  • CH Investment Partners (Dallas, TX)
  • Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, MI)
  • Detroit Symphony Orchestra (Detroit, MI)
  • Kensington Capital (Foxborough, MA)
  • KSV Global (Boston, MA)
  • Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (Beverly Hills, CA)
  • Lightbay Capital (Beverly Hills, CA)
  • MoreVC (formerly Israel Cleantech Partners) (Jerusalem, Israel)
  • Oaktree Capital (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Oval Partners (Palo Alto, CA)
  • Peninsula Capital (Detroit, MI)
  • Sorenson Capital Partners (Lehi, UT)
  • Taubman Capital (Bloomfield Hills, MI)
  • The Cynosure Group (New York, NY)
  • The Scion Group (Chicago, IL)






  • Frank A. Wetsman Award, Honored by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit, 2009
  • Crain's Detroit Business, Recognized as one of Metropolitan Detroit's "40 under 40" business leaders under the age of 40, 2004
  • Emerging Business Leader, Named one of 100 by the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce, 2003
  • Mark Family Young Leadership Award, Honored by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit, 2003
  • JLN, Annual dinner honoree, 1998
  • Hillel Student Center at Michigan State, Named honorary life member, 1992

Professional & Community Involvement

AIPAC, National New Leaders Network, 2007-2010

Detroit Economic Growth Corporation

  • Executive Committee, 2003-2011 
  • Board of Directors, 2002-2015

Farber Hebrew Day School, Yeshivat Akiva, member of the Executive Committee

Frankel Jewish Academy, former Trustee 

Fresh Air Society, former Director 

Humanitarian Aid Foundation, former Director 

Jewish Agency for Israel, Board of Governors Committee Member (Government Relations and Aliyah & Rescue) 

Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit, Campaign Co-Chairperson (2020-2023), member of the Executive Committee and Chairperson of the Government Relations and Oversight Committee

The Jewish Fund, former Trustee 

Kehillat Etz Chayim, Director

Scale-Up Velocity, Ltd. (affiliated with Tel Aviv-based Start-Up Nation Central), Audit Committee Member and Shareholder

Think Twice Foundation, former Director and President 

United Jewish Communities, National Young Leadership Cabinet, 2000-2005

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