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Gary A. Kravitz

Gary A.
Kravitz

Shareholder

"We're business savvy attorneys who are committed to doing what's right."

Practices

Real Estate, Corporate and Business, Franchise and Distribution, Lending and Finance, Tax

GARY A. KRAVITZ is a shareholder in the firm’s Real Estate, Corporate and Business, Franchise and Distribution, Lending and Finance, and Tax practice groups. He represents clients in real estate matters, including property acquisition and disposition; office, retail, and industrial lease agreements; option agreements; and real estate related litigation.

Gary counsels clients on business law matters such as structuring LLCs and corporations, asset and stock purchase transactions, preparing employment agreements, confidentiality and non-compete agreements, and shareholder agreements. He also assists clients with financial matters in the areas of lending, foreclosures, workouts, and refinancing.

Admitted to the bar in Michigan, Gary received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University in 1990, earning his Juris Doctor degree from George Washington University Law School in 1993, and his Master of Laws in Taxation (LLM) from Wayne State University Law School in 2007.

Gary serves as vice president of the Six Rivers Land Conservancy, an organization that helps conserve, sustain, and connect natural areas, lands, and waters.

Education

Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan, LLM, Taxation, 2007

George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C., J.D., 1993

Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, B.A., 1990

 

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan

 

Professional Memberships

Commercial Real Estate Committee, U.S. Green Building Council

Law Related Education and Public Outreach Committee, State Bar of Michigan, 2009-present

Former president, BNI Business Executive Network Chapter

“Retail leases and rent payments: Timing is everything,” Midwest Real Estate News, April 2019 

“Three’s Company: Lease Negotiations Involving Franchisors,” Probate & Property Magazine

“Sinkholes and Slime Spills: Phosphate Mining Impacts in Florida,” Clementine: The Journal of Responsible Mineral Development