Selected as a Detroit Business Magazine Top Lawyers 2012 - 2013 and Michigan Super Lawyer in Real Estate for 2008 - 2017.  Handled the sale, lease and acquisition of over 20 million square feet of commercial facilities (retail, office, industrial and medical) in 2015-2016.


Commercial Real Estate and Business Planning, including all aspects of commercial (and residential) real estate development, including the sale, acquisition, construction, financing, zoning, land use, management, leasing, syndicating, and condominiumizing of retail centers, office buildings, industrial parks, warehouse facilities, medical facilities, manufactured housing, residential and apartment complexes, and the formation and taxation of ownership organizations. Additional concentration in the ownership and operation of international metals warehousing facilities under the auspices of the London Metal Exchange.


  • Emory University (BA 1977, with honors)
  • University of Michigan Law School (JD 1980)


  • Clark, Klein & Beaumont, Detroit, Michigan
  • Miro, Miro & Weiner, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan


  • Broadway Plaza Shopping Center
  • Contracting Resources, LLC
  • Detroit Metro Airport Center
  • Development Resource Group, LLC
  • Display Group
  • Earl Romans & Associates
  • Edward Schulak Equities, LLC
  • Hamame Enterprises
  • Harold Goodman Real Estate Company
  • The Jonna Companies
  • Kay Automotive
  • Liberty Property Management Company
  • Market Square Enterprises, LLC
  • Meadowbrook Plaza, LLC
  • Metro International Trade Services LLC (subsidiary of Reuben Brothers) 
  • Oasis Golf Center / Bayou Fun Center / Planet X
  • Pomeroy Investment Corporation
  • Principal Global Investors
  • Sarafa Properties, LLC
  • Shamie Development Company
  • Summit Property Management Corporation
  • Team Properties
  • Whelan Metals dba ISTIM Metals
  • W.F. Whelan Co.
  • Whitehall Nursing Centers, LLC
  • Woodward Investment Properties LLC


  • Michigan Super Lawyer in Real Estate - 2008 - 2017
  • Detroit Business Magazine Top Lawyers 2012, 2013
  • Super Lawers Business Edition - 2011, 2012
  • Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition - 2009, 2010
  • Avvo Rating:  Superb


  • State Bar - Real Property Law Section
  • State Bar - Business Law Section
  • University of Michigan UMS (University Musical Society) Advisory Committee
  • Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce
  • Bloomfield Open Hunt Club
  • Alpha Epsilon Pi - Lifetime Member