Charles E. McCallum

Charles E. McCallum
Of Counsel
Warner Norcross & Judd LLP Warner Norcross & Judd LLP
Telephone : 616.752.2104M 616.293.4501
Telephone : +1.616.752.2104M +1.616.293.4501
Direct Phone : (707) 431-2221
Direct Phone : (616) 752-2104
Mobile phone : (616) 293-4501
Fax : 616.222.2104
Fax : +1.616.222.2104
111 Lyon Street, N.W.
900 Fifth Third Center
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2487
616 752-2000
616 752-2500
Areas of Specialty
  • Automotive Automotive Legal Services
  • Business and Corporate Services Business and Corporate Services Legal Services
  • International Services International Services Legal Services
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Mergers and Acquisitions Legal Services
  • Securities Law Securities Law Legal Services
Professional Summary
Managed the corporate securities and tax issues involved in combining five businesses with different ownership and represented for 35 years the resulting privately owned multi-industry company (sales in excess of 300 million) headquartered on the Michigan lakeshore in the course of that representation has handled the acquisition of a number of companies throughout the United States as well as several dispositions and has assisted in the negotiation and structuring of transnational joint ventures transnational mergers and acquisitions and global distribution arrangements
Represented the North American daughter companies of a large privately owned German multi-industry company (sales in excess of 300 million) for more than 30 years andserved on the boards of directors of those U.S. subsidiaries
Assisted a large German automotive products (both Tier1 and aftermarket) company with sales in excess of 300 million in the restructuring of its North American operations and for more than 10 years counseled the German owner of the group as well as the groups North American daughter companies
Represented the shareholders of companies in industries as diverse as publishing direct marketing food processing agricultural equipment manufacturing and industrial machinery manufacturing in negotiating and completing the sales of their businesses in a variety of transactions
Assisted clients in making acquisitions and mergers including joint ventures both within and outside the United States in a number of industries including automotive products printing equipment furniture products and industrial conveyor equipment
Assisted a large Japanese company to establish its first North American manufacturing operation
Assisted a very large (sales in excess of 2 billion) privately owned global manufacturing and sales company in implementing a structured plan for succession of ownership governance and management