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Sue Sadler to host roundtable discussion on environmental legal issues at State Bar of Michigan event

Sue Sadler, head of Dawda Mann’s Environmental, Energy and Sustainability practice group, will lead a roundtable discussion titled, “Common Environmental Issues Encountered in Industrial Transactions,” at the State Bar of Michigan’s upcoming event, Real Property… Read More >

Crystal Ball Gazing: Environmental Policy Under a Governor Whitmer Administration

By Susan Sadler and Brian Considine. For the past 8 years Michigan environmental regulation and policy have been under the direction Republican Governor Rick Snyder.  During that time, Governor Snyder has had to grapple with… Read More >

The Purpose of Estoppel Certificates and When to Use Them

By Kylie Bergmann. Requests for estoppel certificates can arise in many contexts during the course of a commercial real estate transaction. The most common scenario occurs when a landlord is selling or mortgaging its property… Read More >

Waive it Goodbye

By John Mucha. Outside of the business law community, a signed contract seems like a sure thing: an immutable agreement that eliminates uncertainty and stipulates clear terms and conditions that two parties have agreed upon…. Read More >

What is the Mackinac Bridge Authority (and what does it have to do with a pipeline)?

By Sue Sadler. The Mackinac Bridge Authority is a seven-member Board that was established in the 1950s that provides oversight, legal and financial services to maintain the Mackinac Bridge. In October 2018, Governor Snyder appointed… Read More >

Dawda Mann Named One of the “Best Law Firms” in Metro Detroit

“Best Law Firms” are ranked in three tiers on a national and regional scale. Awards were given in 75 national practice areas and 122 metropolitan practice areas. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm… Read More >

Erin Bowen Welch Receives Up & Coming Lawyers Recognition

Erin Bowen Welch has been named to the “Up & Coming Lawyers” Class of 2018 by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. Up & Coming Lawyers are legal practitioners who are establishing a name for themselves, go above and beyond,… Read More >

John Mucha Serves as Faculty Member for ICLE’s Deposition Skills Workshop

John Mucha recently served as a faculty member for The Institute of Continuing Legal Education’s (ICLE) Deposition Skills Workshop held at St. John’s Conference Center in Plymouth on September 20-21, 2018. Mr. Mucha has been… Read More >

Michigan’s New Environmental Science Advisory Board

By Brian Considine. On October 4, 2018, Governor Snyder appointed members to the newly created Environmental Science Advisory Board. The individuals are: Kimberlee Kearfott, professor of nuclear engineering and radiological sciences, biomedical engineering and applied… Read More >

Retailers Compete to fill the Toys ‘R’ Us vacuum

By Steve McLinden Todd Schafer provided insight in a October 2018 Shopping Centers Today article discussing retailers competing to fill the Toys ‘R’ Us spaces. He stated that because Target has an inordinately high number of… Read More >