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Real Estate Attorney

Casey is a member of the Real Estate Practice Team. He has a national real estate practice with a concentration on acquisitions and dispositions and leasing of multi-tenant retail, office and industrial properties. In addition, Casey represents lenders, investors, operators, developers and borrowers in all aspects of real estate financing including construction loans and structuring joint ventures. As a licensed real estate broker, Casey leverages the latest market trends and data to bolster his clients' interests in deals.

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Represented a real estate developer in connection with the acquisition, development, joint venture and construction financing of multiple licensed senior living facilities located or to be located in Southeast Michigan.

Represented an ambulatory surgery center together with its hospital partner as the tenant in the negotiation of a long term lease agreement with a national health care REIT as landlord with respect to property located in Northern Michigan.

Represented an international real estate investment fund in connection with over $100 million in acquisitions and dispositions in Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Minnesota, Indiana and Georgia.

Represented a national REIT in connection with a design build acquisition of an industrial facility located in Houston, Texas, which included a reverse 1031 Exchange and the acquisition of the limited partnership interest of the seller.

Represented a real estate developer located in Illinois in connection with the land acquisition, development agreement, construction financing, negotiation of a build to suit lease and eventual disposition of a warehouse facility located near Louisville, Kentucky.

Represented a national lending institution on construction, land development and acquisition loans totaling over $150 million on retail properties located in Florida, Michigan, Washington, Virginia, Pennsylvania and Maryland.


Honors & Recognitions

Best Lawyers in America®, Real Estate Law, 2021

Michigan Super Lawyers®, Rising Star, Real Estate, 2011 - 2013

Professional Affiliations

Oakland County Bar Association

State Bar of Michigan

Urban Land Institute

Community Involvement

Community Care Properties, Board of Directors, 2014 - present

Community Care Services: Board of Directors, 2013 - 2014; Membership Committee, 2012 - 2013 

News & Publications


Panelist, Oakland County Bar Association webinar: "Issues Facing Real Estate Practitioners During and After COVID," May 20, 2020

Panelist, ICSC Winter Conference, Michigan CLE, February 13, 2020

Speaker, "Emerging Issues and Recent Developments in Real Estate Affecting Shopping Centers," ICSC Winter Conference: For the Love of Retail Real Estate, February 14, 2019

Discussion leader, Construction Lending Roundtable, State Bar of Michigan, Real Property Section, 2018

Table leader, Construction Lending, State Bar of Michigan, Real Property Section, Groundbreaker Breakfast Roundtable, 2017

Speaker (Real Property Acquisitions), Wayne State University Startup Business Symposium, 2017

Speaker, State Bar of Michigan Landlord/Tenant Workshop, 2015


  • Condominiums as Collateral: What Lenders Should Know
    Michigan Real Property Review, Summer 2004


Wayne State University Law School
Detroit, Michigan
J.D., 2003

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
B.A., Political Science, 1997

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan

Court Admissions

  • All Michigan state courts
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