Kevyn Orr, Detroit's emergency financial manager, speaks at the Ford School

March 26, 2014

Over 400 people turned out on March 25th to hear Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr deliver a lecture as part of the Policy Talks @ the Ford School series.

The event was covered by a number of media outlets, including the Detroit News, the Detroit Free Press,, Michigan Radio, and the Michigan Daily.

Kevyn Orr was appointed by Gov. Rick Snyder a year ago to restructure the city and shore up its finances. He earned his law degree at U-M's Law School and has practiced law in the areas of business restructuring, financial institution regulation and commercial litigation for three decades.

His previous restructuring experience included his service as the chief government legal officer of a failed financial institution and a special master to oversee the operations of a real estate development firm. He also has assisted clients with government requests for proposals and inspector general audits.