Williams, Williams, Rattner, and Plunkett (WWRP), a Birmingham-based full-service law firm representing businesses and individuals in southeastern Michigan, announced attorneys Jerome P. Pesick, Jason C. Long, and John E. Scheibelhut III have joined the firm.
“Jerry is one of Michigan’s foremost and respected attorneys and has played a part in several of the region’s most important economic developments,” says John W. Crowe, managing partner of WWRP. “We are thrilled Jerry, Jason, and John will now add their skills and talents to ours.”
Pesick has tried and settled condemnation cases across Michigan for more than forty years, securing tens of millions of dollars for his clients. He also regularly handles major property tax appeals over all types of properties.
“I have known and admired Williams, Williams, Rattner and Plunkett and its lawyers for many years, and I am delighted to now practice alongside them,” says Pesick, a founder of the former law firm of Steinhardt Pesick & Cohen. “Like me, they aspire to the highest level of client service and results, so the synergies are apparent.”
Shareholder Jason Long has represented clients in eminent domain, property taxation, real estate, land use litigation, and appeals for nearly 20 years. He regularly appears in trial courts throughout Michigan and the Michigan Tax Tribunal, the Michigan Court of Appeals, and the Michigan Supreme Court. His experience encompasses a broad range of real property and tax issues, including ownership disputes, valuation, tax exemption, and many others.
Associate John Scheibelhut also represents clients in eminent domain, taxation, and land use disputes. He has second-chaired multiple cases in Michigan’s trial courts and the Michigan Tax Tribunal and plays a valuable role during the pre-suit and discovery phases of litigation.