Chair of Bodman's Real Estate Practice Group and past Chair of the State Bar of Michigan Real Property Law Section. Represents financial institutions in complex, multi-million dollar, secured loans and other financial arrangements involving real estate, including mortgage loans, land acquisitions and development loans, and construction financing for major projects. Also represents lenders in direct and syndicated mortgage warehousing lines of credit. Extensive experience with commercial real estate loan workouts, foreclosures, receiverships, deeds in lieu of foreclosure, and sales of REO. Also represents clients in complex transactions involving real estate from single family homes to multi-million dollar commercial properties. Has handled numerous commercial and industrial leases for landlords and tenants and represented owners and developers in construction matters.
Member, American Bar Association (Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law) and State Bar of Michigan (past Chair, Real Property Law Section and Member, Michigan Land Title Standards Committee); Fellow, American College of Mortgage Attorneys. Fellow, American College of Real Estate Lawyers.
JD, cum laude, Indiana University Law School, Bloomington; BA, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.