Robert A. Wright III


Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
248.642.3154 p

Robert A. Wright, III is a Member of Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC. He concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate, lending and real estate law.

Mr. Wright has substantial experience representing financial institutions in the structuring, negotiation, and documentation of commercial and real estate loans, including construction and end mortgage loans, middle market working capital arrangements, buyout financings and participation transactions. Mr. Wright also represents financial institutions on commercial and real estate loan workouts and restructures.

In addition, Mr. Wright has extensive experience advising corporate clients on commercial business issues, including, transactional, financial, real estate, taxation, operational and planning matters. Business work includes advising on matters regarding business transactions, and merger, acquisition and joint venture work from pre-letter of intent negotiations to final closing as well as business formation (corporation, limited liability company and partnership), corporate and shareholder governance.

Mr. Wright earned his J.D. from Michigan State University College of Law in 1995. While there, he served as the Managing Editor of Business and Production of the Law Review. Mr. Wright earned a B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan in 1985, an M.B.A. from the University of Detroit in 1988 and an LL.M. in taxation from New York University School of Law in 1996.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Wright worked at Comerica Bank (formerly Manufacturers Bank) from 1985-1992 and was a corporate trust officer.

Mr. Wright is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and is admitted to practice in the States of Michigan and Illinois.


  • New York University School of Law New York, New York, 1996 LL.M. Taxation
  • Michigan State University College of Law East Lansing, Michigan, 1995 J.D. Honors: Magna cum laude Law Review: Managing Editor, Business & Production
  • University of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, 1988 M.B.A
  • University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1985 B.A.

Honors and Awards

  • Top Lawyer: Banking and Financial Service Law – DBusiness, 2017-2020
  • Listed in Leading Lawyer: Creditor’s Rights/Commercial Collections Law, Real Estate Law: Commercial & Finance – Since 2017



Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1995
  • Illinois, 1996

Published Works

  • Co-Author – Michigan Section, Commercial Lending Law, A State-by-State Guide, American Bar Association
  • Author – Michigan Section, The Law of Guaranties, a Jurisdiction-by-Jurisdiction Guide to U.S. and Canadian Law, American Bar Association
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