Derk Wilcox is senior attorney at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. He joined the Center in June 2012 after three years as a solo practitioner, representing clients in a range of civil matters including litigation involving business transactions, real estate and bankruptcy.
Prior to that, Wilcox was an associate at Tishkoff & Associates, PLLC in Ann Arbor, counseling clients on civil business litigation, franchise contracts, real estate ownership/management disputes and Uniform Commercial Code issues, including discovery-related litigation. Wilcox also spent ten years with Economics America, Inc., a non-profit economic consulting firm where he performed econometric forecasting and assisted in the formulation and use of computer forecasting models.
Wilcox received his law degree from Ave Maria School of Law in Ann Arbor, Mich., where he was a recipient of the Thomas More Full-Tuition Scholarship. He also holds a masters of arts in economics from University of Detroit, Mercy and a bachelor of arts in political science and economics from the University of Michigan.
Wilcox lives in Dexter, Mich. with his wife and two sons.