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William D. Serwer

William D. Serwer

Practice areas:

Business, Real Estate, Limited Liability Company (LLC), Commercial, Native Peoples Law

William Serwer

About Me

William D. Serwer, a 1977 graduate of the University of Michigan School of Law with 37 years of experience in all aspects of real estate law, including real estate acquisition, development, financing, construction, leasing and lending, as well as formation of business entities and general commercial and business matters.  Mr. Serwer has achieved an AV professional rating from Martinadale Hubbell, the highest such rating, and maintains a practice based on longstanding clients as wells as referrals from other attorneys with whom he has worked and forged a longstanding relationship of trust and confidence.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1984

  1. Real Estate: 35%
    38 years
  2. Business: 35%
    38 years
  3. Limited Liability Company (LLC): 15%
    17 years
  4. Commercial: 10%
    38 years
  5. Native Peoples Law: 5%
    28 years



Hourly ($250-325/hour)

Payment Types:


Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Christian K. Lassen

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.


    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • David R. Draper

    Bill is an excellent attorney and handles the biggest real estate deals in Metro Detroit. He consistently comes up with creative ways to solve the most difficult legal issues.


    David Draper Contracts & Agreements Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

William D. Serwer PLC

287 Puritan Ave
Birmingham, MI, 48009


MIActive And In Good Standing198403/27/2015
ILNot Authorized To Practice Law - Not Currently Registered,Has Not Demonstrated Required MCLE Compliance197705/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
founderWilliam D. Serwer PLC2012 - Present
PartnerEhrlich, Foley & Serwer PC1987 - 2011
PartnerRaymond, Rupp, Weinberg, Stone & Zuckerman1984 - 1987
AttorneyGoldberg Kohn1980 - 1983
AttorneyWildman Harrold Allen & Dixon1977 - 1980

Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of Michiganmember1984 - Present

Publication NameTitleDate
University of Michigan Journal of Law ReformMichigan's Revised Mental Health Code1976

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor cum laude1977
University of Michigan, Ann ArborHistory and EconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts with distinction1974