Honigman Names New Real Estate Team


DETROIT — Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP has named Lowell D. Salesin as a partner in its Real Estate Department. In addition, Kasturi Bagchi and L. Jeffrey Zauberman have joined Honigman as partners. Suzanne S. Reynolds also joins the firm as an attorney. They formerly practiced at Maddin, Hauser, Wartell, Roth & Heller, P.C. and are now members of Honigman’s Real Estate Department.

“We are very pleased that this talented group of attorneys is joining Honigman and believe that their addition cements our already dominant position in the real estate marketplace,” said Honigman’s Chairman and CEO David Foltyn.  “In particular, Lowell is a stellar professional and community leader and is appreciated by his many clients for his attentive service.”

Salesin primarily serves clients in the retail, multifamily housing and office industry segments.  His representation of lenders and developers provides him with a distinct perspective on acquisition, financings, leasing, construction and development matters. Since 2004, Salesin has been consistently recognized each year by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (Chambers) and has been described as “talented,” “an exceptional deal maker” and “highly organized and extremely effective.”  He has also gained recognition as one of the top 100 lawyers by Michigan Super Lawyers since 2008 and by Best Lawyers in America since 2006.  Salesin earned a J.D., with high honors, from George Washington University National Law Center and a B.S. from Indiana University.

 Bagchi has practiced law for 18 years and focuses on real estate development and finance, working to manage clients’ risk in loan, real estate and asset-based transactions.  She earned her J.D., cum laude, from Tulane University School of Law and a B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles.  Bagchi is admitted to practice in Michigan, New Jersey, and California.

 Zauberman has practiced law for more than 25 years and focuses his practice on real estate development and secured lending. He earned a J.D. from the University of Detroit School of Law and a Bachelor of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, Canada.  Zauberman is admitted to practice in Michigan.

 Reynolds has practiced law for 26 years and focuses her practice on real estate matters and condominium law. She earned a J.D., summa cum laude, from Detroit College of Law and a B.A. from the University of Michigan.  She is admitted to practice in Michigan.