Former Michigan state senator joins Fraser Consulting as Director of Governmental Affairs

Fraser Consulting, a full-service governmental and legislative affairs firm and a subsidiary of Fraser Trebilcock law firm, has announced the hiring of former Michigan State Senator David B. Robertson as Director of Governmental Affairs.

Immediately prior to jo ining the firm, Robertson was a Michigan State Senator of the 14th District of Michigan, representing Southeastern Genesee County and Northwest Oakland County. While a State Senator, he was elected Caucus Chairman, and introduced non-partisan legislation positively impacting Michigan residents.

Robertson was the chief sponsor of Public Act 403 and 404 of 2004, which amended the Unarmed Combat Commission to have authority over the management and control of all amateur and professional boxing and mixed martial arts contests held in the state. He also was the chief sponsor of Public Act 160 of 2013, which established sales tax on the difference between trade-in and purchase price for motor vehicles and titled watercraft.

Robertson was recognized by the Michigan State Medical Society as the Legislator of the Year in 2003; and in 2018 was recognized by the Michigan Dental Association as the Legislator of the Year. He has also spent time serving as a Michigan State Representative of the 51st District, representing Genesee County.

He is a Paul Harris Fellow, and is a past president of the Grand Blanc Rotary Club. For four years, he was the Genesee County Commissioner, 5th District, representing the residents of Southern Genesee County to the Genesee Board of Commissioners.