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Practice Areas

Commercial real estate law representing owners (both public and private), developers, lenders, landlords and tenants in all aspects of office, retail and residential projects, including sports and entertainment venues, with a particular specialty in complex, mixed-use urban re-developments with public-private partnerships.


Joined firm in 1976; Principal, 1983; Managing Director, 1991-93 and 2000-03; and Leader, Real Estate Practice Group, 2002-04. Former Adjunct Professor at Wayne State University Law School.

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association, State Bar of Michigan, Washtenaw County Bar Association.


JD, magna cum laude, University of Michigan Law School, 1976; AB, University of Michigan, 1973.