MICHAEL W. MADDIN is President Emeritus, a shareholder, Executive Committee member and a founder of the firm. Mr. Maddin has been practicing law for over 50 years, primarily in the areas of real estate, corporate and business, estate planning and probate law.
Mr. Maddin's accomplishments for clients extend from local to national matters, as well as many unique transactions deemed “not possible” or “too difficult.” His colleagues recognize his ability to focus, develop consensus and negotiate, as well as his efficiency in completing projects.
Mr. Maddin is a Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and member of the Real Property Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan. For many years, he also served as Chairman of the Commercial Leasing and Management Committee of the Real Property Law Section, as well as Council Coordinator of the Real Property Council of the State Bar of Michigan. Mr. Maddin is a member of the American Bar Association, and a sustaining member of the Oakland County Bar Association.
The Board of Directors of the American Bar Foundation (ABF) and Fellows Officers elected Mr. Maddin as a Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundation in recognition of his exemplary dedication to the legal profession, commitment to the work of the American Bar Foundation, and support for the organization’s ideals and objectives.
Additionally, Mr. Maddin has been continuously selected by his peers for inclusion in the annual edition of Best Lawyers in America® since 2003 in the area of real estate law, has been listed as a Top Lawyer by DBusiness Magazine and has been recognized as a Michigan Leading Lawyer. He has also been named among the top 100 Michigan Super Lawyers, has been awarded special recognition by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, has been recognized as a 2017 Leader in the Law by Michigan Lawyers Weekly, and has been listed in Marquis Who’s Who as an expert in his field. He has been President or Chairman of numerous civic, charitable or fraternal organizations and major groups.
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY, Detroit, Michigan, Juris Doctor, 1965
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, Ann Arbor, Michigan, B.A., 1962
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
STATE BAR OF MICHIGAN
OAKLAND COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION
CITY OF SOUTHFIELD BAR ASSOCIATION