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Leon M. Schurgin


  • Wayne State University Law School, LL.M. in Taxation, 1976
  • Wayne State University Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 1968
  • University of Michigan, B.B.A., 1964


Leon M. Schurgin

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

(248) 642-6175 p / (248) 642-7791 f

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Leon M. Schurgin is of counsel to Dawda Mann. Mr. Schurgin concentrates his practice representing parties involved in complex transactions with an emphasis on real estate, corporate law, and tax law. He has represented developers in the acquisition, construction, financing, operation, and sale of shopping centers and freestanding commercial buildings.

Until his recent retirement from the board, Mr. Schurgin served as a director of Agree Realty Corp., a real estate investment trust based in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, which is traded on the New York Stock Exchange.

Mr. Schurgin received his LLM (Taxation) from Wayne State University in 1976, his JD from Wayne State University Law School, magna cum laude, in 1968 and his BBA from the University of Michigan in 1964.

Mr. Schurgin has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America© since 2007 under Real Estate Law and Litigation-Real Estate. He is also listed as a 2012, 2016 and 2017 Top Lawyer by DBusiness magazine.

Mr. Schurgin is a certified public accountant.

Bar Admissions

Michigan, 1968

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1969

U.S. Tax Court, 1971

U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1981

U.S. Supreme Court, 1986



Honors and Awards

Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America© – Real Estate Law: 2007-2020, Litigation – Real Estate: 2007-2020

Top Lawyer: Litigation – Real Estate, Real Estate Law – DBusiness, 2012, 2016, 2017

AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated – LexisNexis/Martindale-Hubbell®

Listed in Leading Lawyer: Real Estate Law: Commercial – Since 2014