William B. DunnWilliam Dunn Clark Hill
William B. Dunn
William B. Dunn serves as "Of Counsel" in Clark Hill's Real Estate Services Practice Group. He focuses his practice on real property, secured transactions and related business practice, as well as legal ethics and professional responsibility.
Over his long and active career, Bill has been and continues to be, routinely involved in a broad spectrum of sophisticated real estate and commercial transactions. He works extensively in lending, foreclosures and workouts, leasing, acquisitions and sales as well as development activities, and represents public bodies, developers and end users of real estate.
He is a recognized authority in the area of legal opinions in business transactions and has served as chair of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers and the ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estates Law committees on that subject. He is a frequent lecturer at national, regional and statewide programs on various aspects of secured financing. In addition, his activity in the area of legal ethics and professional responsibility has led to speaking and consulting engagements, and to his service as an expert witness.
Among his many professional achievements is Presidency of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, Chair of the ABA Real Property, Trust and Estates Law Section, Chair of the ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility and of the State Bar of Michigan Professional Ethics Committee. He served as the Real Estate Services practice group leader at the Firm until becoming Counsel to the Firm. William has been selected for listing in The Best Lawyers in America® in the area of Real Estate Law for more than 20 years, and in 2014, was recognized as Detroit Real Estate Lawyer of the Year by that publication; he has been named as a Michigan Super Lawyer. He is also ranked as a Senior Statesman in real estate by Chambers USA Leading Business Lawyers, a designation given to long experienced lawyers with exceptional recommendations in their field.