Thomas A. Kabel, an attorney and shareholder at Detroit’s Butzel, has been elected chair of the State Bar of Michigan’s Real Property Law section.
The Real Property Law section provides education and information on real property law issues through seminars, publications, and networking events, as well as advocacy in the legislature and in precedential cases involving real property law.
Kabel, who serves on Butzel’s Board of Directors and is chair of the firm’s corporate and real estate practice department, concentrates his practice in the area of commercial real estate and real estate-related finance. He has been involved in all facets of acquisition, disposition, leasing, financing, and development of real property throughout his career.
His real estate practice spans a wide range of diverse areas and clients, representing developers, automotive companies, and colleges and universities in all aspects of their real estate needs.
He also has extensive experience representing commercial lenders in conventional financing and has served as bank and bond counsel on numerous industrial revenue and other tax-exempt financings.
He is a member of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys and of the Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law section of the American Bar Association.
Kabel is a graduate of Wayne State University Law School, where he was senior articles editor of the Wayne Law Review, and Grand Valley State University.