Paul assists corporate clients in navigating all aspects and phases of existence, from formation or acquisition to sale or dissolution.
He regularly counsels the members, directors, and/or managers of these entities through capital raises, buyouts, and restructuring transactions, and is experienced in crafting leveraged financing solutions to accomplish his clients’ needs. Paul is likewise experienced in assisting his clients work to create new revenue streams through vehicles such as joint ventures, private funding through mezzanine and bridge loans, and purchase order purchasing and financing agreements. His transactional work also involves assisting clients in obtaining and maintaining proper occupational and other licenses.
In addition to representing corporate clients, Paul regularly counsels real-estate investors and developers in acquiring and leasing commercial and industrial properties. He is regularly involved in the purchase and sale of apartment buildings in and around the Detroit area and has counseled his clients on the development, creation, and management of condominium projects. Paul’s real-estate experience extends to encompass financing, developing, and selling commercial and industrial properties.
Paul brings his clients a unique perspective gained through years of experience litigating issues that can arise in the types of agreements and deals he drafts and negotiates. His background includes extensive work litigating commercial and real-estate disputes through trial and appeal. He has tried these business disputes in multiple states, including Delaware. This experience allows Paul to craft creative solutions to all of his clients’ commercial and real-estate issues as he assists them in reaching their goals.
- State Bar of Michigan
- Business Law Section
- Real Property Section
- Cannabis Section
- Detroit Bar Association
Bar and Court Admissions
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
- United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
- United States District Court of the Northern District of Illinois
- Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D.
- Michigan State University, B.A.
Represented private equity fund in acquisition of proton cancer therapy center.
Represented wealth management firm in investor buyout and restructuring transaction.
Represented seller in sale of commercial HVAC company.
Represented buyer in acquisition of chemical company.
Represented industrial developer/landowner in acquisition of former auto assembly plant in Detroit.
Represented seller of multi-unit apartment building.
Represented investment group in acquisition of property with liquor license for use as a fine dining establishment in Detroit.
Represented landlord in negotiation of industrial lease with tenant.
Represented large commercial real estate portfolio manager is drainage charge dispute with City of Detroit.
Trial counsel in shareholder derivative case in the Delaware Court of Chancery.