Real estate lawyer Darius W. Dynkowski has joined Butzel Long’s Detroit office as a shareholder.
Dynkowski concentrates his practice in condemnation and eminent domain, inverse condemnation and defacto takings, regulatory takings, property tax appeals, real estate valuation litigation, and general real estate litigation including easements, leases, property line disputes, and other real property dispute resolutions in state or federal courts. Real estate is one of Butzel Long’s largest practice areas.
Dynkowski has devoted his career to protecting private property rights, specializing in real estate and business valuation. Dynkowski has spent the last 25 years fighting government entities on behalf of his clients, who have included everyone from homeowners to national corporations. He has handled cases involving residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural, and special purpose properties and has guided his career on the premise that no one should be face the involuntary loss of their property by a governmental agency without representation.
In June 2009, Dynkowski was appointed by former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm to serve two terms on the State of Michigan Real Estate Appraiser Licensing Board. Dynkowski served as the chair of the American Bar Association’s section of real property land use and environmental group condemnation committee.
Dynkowski has been an adjunct professor at Michigan State University College of Law, in addition to lecturing at schools across the nation. He has also authored articles on eminent domain.
He holds a juris doctor degree from Michigan State University College of Law and a bachelor’s from Wayne State University. Dynkowski is fully licensed in Michigan and Ohio.
Founded in Detroit, the firm has offices in Bloomfield Hills, Lansing, and Ann Arbor, as well as in Washington, D.C. and New York.