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Ranked in 1 Practice Areas
3
Real Estate
18 Years Ranked

About

Provided by Katheryne L Zelenock

Practice Areas

Real estate and commercial finance. Representing national and regional lenders, mortgage bankers and loan servicers with emphasis on CMBS, conduit, portfolio, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac financing. Litigation counsel to businesses, principally related to real estate and finance matters.

Career

Joined firm 2009 as Principal; Practice Group Chair for Real Estate Finance; Co-Chair of Dickinson Wright’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee; Leads the Dickinson Wright Women’s Network; Previously: Co-founder and President, 1998-2003 e-Cognita Technologies, Inc.; Co-leader, Capital Markets Lending Group, Miller Canfield Paddock and Stone PLC (2003-2009).

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association, State Bar of Michigan, Mortgage Bankers’ Association of America, Commercial Real Estate Finance Council, American College of Mortgage Attorneys.

Awards

"Top Lawyers”, Real Estate Law

DBusiness

Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame

Midwest Real Estate News

“Recommended Lawyer”

The Legal 500 United States

“Notable Women in Real Estate”

Crain’s Detroit Business

“Women in the Law”

Michigan Lawyers Weekly

Banking and Finance Law, Real Estate Law

Best Lawyers in America®

"Lawyer of the Year," Banking and Finance Law

Best Lawyers in America®

2022

“Women Worth Watching”

Profiles in Diversity Journal

Champion of Diversity Award

Dickinson Wright

Fellow

American College of Mortgage Attorneys

Real Estate

Michigan Super Lawyers®

Education

University of Notre Dame Law School

J.D.

1991

University of Michigan

B.A.

1987

Chambers Review

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Real Estate - Michigan
3
Band 3

Katheryne Zelenock chairs the real estate finance practice. Her work sees her represent clients ranging from some of the largest commercial lenders in the country to a number of Michigan-based financial institutions.

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