Thomas A. Kabel, attorney and shareholder at Detroit’s Butzel Long, has once again been appointed the firm’s corporate and real estate practice department chair, a role he previously held for six years.
Based in the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office, Kabel concentrates in commercial real estate and real estate-related finance. He has been involved in acquisition, disposition, leasing, financing, and development of real property throughout his career.
He has represented developers, automotive companies, and colleges, and he has experience representing commercial lenders in conventional financing. Kabel has devoted a portion of his practice to representing the Oakland County Business Finance Corp. in connection with its SBA 504 Loan program for eight years, closing around two dozen loans each year.
Kabel has served as bank and bond counsel on numerous industrial revenue and other tax-exempt financings.
He is also a member of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys and of the real property, probate, and trust law section of the American Bar Association. Additionally, Kabel is vice chair of the real property law section of the State Bar of Michigan and a former committee chair.
Kabel holds a Small Business Administration loan closing certification from the National Association of Development Companies. He holds degrees from Grand Valley State University and Wayne State University Law School.
Butzel Long, which was founded in Detroit, has offices across the state of Michigan, including Lansing and Ann Arbor, as well as New York, Washington, D.C., and an alliance office in Beijing.