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Kenton M. Bednarz

Of Counsel

  • Bio

Of Counsel to Wolfson Bolton PLLC

Kent's areas of focus include mergers and acquisitions, finance transactions, commercial transaction structuring, negotiation and guidance, and general counsel advisory services.

In the mergers and acquisitions area, Kent represents private company, private equity, and venture capital clients in acquisitions of and investments in portfolio companies, portfolio company add-on transactions as well as sale transactions. He also represents private equity borrowers in acquisition-based senior and mezzanine lending transactions, corporate borrowers in asset-based financings, and investors in venture capital debt financings.

In addition to this transactional work, Kent also represents private company and entrepreneur clients in connection with company formation and corporate law matters, commercial contract negotiations, and other operational matters.

Kent has numerous years of experience as the general counsel and corporate secretary of a publicly traded Tier 1 international automotive supplier and uses that experience to provide general counsel and governance advisory advice to his corporate clients.

Education

  • Wayne State University Law School, J.D.
    • Wayne Law Review
    • Order of the Coif
  • University of Michigan
    • Masters of Engineering, Construction Engineering and Management
    • B.S., Mechanical Engineering
      • Honors: Summa Cum Laude
      • Tau Beta Pi and Pi Tau Sigma

Admitted

  • Michigan

Employment Experience

  • Hercules Electric Mobility, Inc.
    • President (2022 – Present)
  • J. Danboise Son Inc. and Danboise Mechanical, Inc.
    • Interim Chief Operations Officer (May 2020 – June 2022)
  • KB Advisory Services, LLC
    • Owner (Nov 2019 – June 2022)
  • Shiloh Industries
    • Vice President, Legal and Government Affairs, and Corporate Secretary (June 2015 - Oct 2019)
  • Guardian Industries
    • Corporate Counsel (Jan 2013 - May 2015)
  • Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP
    • Associate and Partner (Sep 2008 - Jan 2013)
  • Harness, Dickey & Pierce
    • Summer Associate (2006)
  • Turner Construction
    • Project Engineer (2003 – 2005)