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Kerr Russell attorney named one of Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s “Women in the Law” 2018

21st August 2018

Brandy Mathie, real estate attorney at MSI's Michigan law firm member Kerr Russell, has been named one of Michigan Lawyers Weekly's "Women in the Law" (Class of 2018).

Kurt Vilders, member of Kerr Russell’s executive committee, observes: “In addition to being a superior real estate attorney, Brandy approaches her work with a smile and a very practical, real world approach to problem solving. She takes time to teach younger attorneys, and is well-respected by her fellow partners. We are fortunate to have her as a partner at Kerr Russell.”

From Michigan Lawyers Weekly‘s announcement: “Michigan Lawyers Weekly is proud to announce the 30 lawyers selected as the ‘Women in the Law’ Class of 2018. Chosen from dozens of nominations, the ‘Women in the Law’ are inspiring and accomplished leaders who have shown a commitment to excellence in the practice of law. They serve as mentors and give back to their communities. A luncheon celebrating the Class of 2018 will be held Sept. 20 at the Detroit Marriott Troy.” Read the full list here.

Mathie focuses her practice on real estate law. She is experienced in all aspects of real estate law, including real estate development and financing. Mathie has substantial experience in the areas of acquisitions, dispositions and leasing.  She is particularly proficient in identifying trouble spots in real estate transactions and offering creative solutions.  Mathie is skilled at synthesizing massive amounts of complicated historical real estate information and assembling it into accessible and understandable charts and checklists to keep her clients informed.

Mathie assists in matters ranging from simple residential acquisitions to the acquisition and development of large commercial projects for sophisticated clients.  She structures business entities with the purpose of owning and operating commercial real estate and creates limited liability companies to own and maintain family cottages.  Mathie drafts real estate purchase and sale agreements, leases, commercial financing documents, development agreements, declarations and use restrictions and easements. Mathie also assists a large, national client in connection with the purchase of assets in several regions of the United States.

Before joining Kerr Russell, Mathie was associated with a large international law firm, where she assisted clients in many complex real estate transactions, ranging from public-private partnerships to wind energy.


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Established in 1874, Kerr, Russell and Weber has evolved from a small practice in Detroit into a firm of committed, resourceful and respected lawyers with many talents and specialities.

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