Real Estate Attorney
Lauren is a member of Varnum's Real Estate Practice Team. She regularly counsels clients on the acquisition, financing, sale and leasing of commercial property, including retail shopping centers, and office and industrial buildings. Lauren also has significant experience representing clients in the sale and acquisition of medical office buildings, as well as the subsequent leasing of medical office space to physician groups, hospitals and medical practices. Her clients range from large, multimillion dollar companies to startup entrepreneurs, and she represents both landlords and tenants, buyers and sellers.
Lauren also supports Varnum's Construction Law Team by reviewing and advising clients on contractual matters, construction liens and litigation. In addition, she assists Varnum's White Collar Defense Practice Team with internal investigations.
Lauren was recently named by Best Lawyers® as one of the 2021 "Ones to Watch," a designation given to attorneys who are earlier in their careers in recognition of their outstanding professional excellence in private practice.
Prior to entering private practice, Lauren was a researcher for a public records and investigative research firm where she honed her ability to thoroughly and efficiently investigate complex issues related to title and survey. She also formerly served as a legislative intern for the Michigan House of Representatives. While in law school, Lauren was a member of the first place team of the Arthur Neef Moot Court Finals, and was a quarterfinalist in the Robert F. Wagner National Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Competition, one of the country's most prestigious competitions.
For more information, please contact Lauren Potocsky at 248/567-7813 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Lead associate on acquisition and financing of 90,000 square foot medical office building with value in excess of $27 million including subsequent leasing of the medical office space.
Lead associate on acquisition and financing of 55,000 square foot medical office building with value in excess of $16 million including subsequent leasing of the medical office space.
Member of the team assembled by the Independent Monitor by the U.S. Department of Justice to oversee General Motors' compliance with its obligations under the Deferred Prosecution Agreement stemming from its recall of defective ignition switches.
Honors & Recognitions
Best Lawyers in America®, Ones to Watch, Construction Law, 2021
Michigan Super Lawyers®, Rising Star, 2020
Detroit Bar Association
Grand Rapids Bar Association
Oakland County Bar Association
State Bar of Michigan
Northville Community Foundation, Board
News & Publications
- September 22, 2020
- September 11, 2019
- November 15, 2017
- Real Estate Advisory, July 1, 2020
- Construction Law Advisory, April 13, 2020
- Estate Planning Advisory, December 11, 2017
- The Blind Plaintiff Post-Lugo v. Ameritech: Falling Away From the Restatement in "Open and Obvious" Jurisprudence in Michigan62 Wayne L. Rev. 557, 2017
- Automotive Advisory, November 9, 2016
- Could You Please Be Less Specific?: How Specificity in Advertising Could Result in a “Written Warranty”Automotive Blog Post, October 10, 2016
Wayne State University Law School
J.D., cum laude, 2017
Order of the Coif
Editor-in-Chief, Wayne Law Review
Michigan State University, James Madison College
East Lansing, Michigan
B.A., with honors, 2014
- All Michigan state courts
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
- United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan