Detroit – State of Michigan Honorary Consul for the Republic of
Germany Frederick W. Hoffman unveiled a new office in Clark Hill PLC’s
Detroit location. This marks the first time in a decade that the Honorary
Consul has had an office in Detroit.
Clark Hill hosted the official ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, December
8 at 4 p.m. to celebrate the opening.
“This is a great development for the
Detroit region, as well as diplomats and individuals with German ties,”
Hoffman said “I hope this process adds to the creativity, open
communication and presence of the German American community in the Metro
Detroit area. The office will pave the way for even stronger economic growth
among German businesses looking to conduct commerce in Southeast Michigan.
Our doors are open.”
The Honorary Consul is the official representative of the German government
in Michigan. Hoffman’s office will assist German citizens, expatriots and
businesses in the Detroit area and across the state with a range of legal
matters, including land transactions and other issues requiring German
Hoffman was appointed Honorary Consul by the president of Germany in 2002.
He joined Clark Hill in August 2011.