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Geaneen M. Arends

Geaneen M. Arends

Practice areas:

Real Estate, Corporate & Incorporation

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About Me

Advise clients regarding general business planning, entity formation and maintenance, mergers, acquisitions, private placements, woman-owned/minority-owned/disadvantaged business certification, insurance and risk management issues and general business contracts; Advise business clients on a variety of real estate transactions, including financing, acquisition, development and leasing of retail, office, industrial and multi-family residential properties; Representation of both borrowers and lenders in multi-million dollar financing transactions


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Corporate & Incorporation: 50%
  2. Real Estate: 50%



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Contact Info

Butzel Long PC

150 W Jefferson Ave Ste 100
Detroit, MI, 48226-4452



MIActive And In Good Standing199909/02/2015

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyer (Real Estate and Non-Profit)Dbusiness2014

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Shareholder (Partner)Butzel Long2012 - Present
General CounselPortfolio Property Management Global2007 - 2012
AttorneyClark Hill2004 - 2007
AttorneyBarris Sott Denn & Driker1999 - 2007


Association NamePosition NameDuration
D. Augustus Straker Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
The Institute of Continuing Legal EducationReal Property Law Advisory Board Member2014 - Present
Wolverine Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
State Bar of MichiganMember1999 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston College Law SchoolLawDoctor of Law (JD)1998
Michigan State UniversityN/ABachelor of Arts1994
Boston College Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
American Bar Association - Business Law Section Spring ConferenceShopping Center Development2008