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Maurice S. Binkow



Harvard Law School, LL.B.
  • cum laude
  • Board of Student Advisors
University of Michigan, A.B.
  • with distinction; Phi Beta Kappa

Prior Employment

  • U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division

Bar Admissions

Professional Affiliations

American College of Real Estate Lawyers

  • Charter Member

State Bar of Michigan

  • Real Property Law Section
    • Council Member, 1974-present
    • Vice Chair, Chair Elect and Chair, 1975-1978
  • Land Title Standards Committee, 1975-1983, 1988-present
  • Taxation Section

Wayne State University Law School

  • Board of Visitors, Member
News & Resources


Mr. Binkow is a real estate attorney who focuses his practice on counseling and representing property developers, owners, lenders and investors in real estate development and project finance for more than 45 years.

  • Advises clients on entity and tax structuring (federal and state), securitized financing and complex transactions
  • Serves as counselor and trustee to high net worth individuals and families in their business, asset and tax planning
  • Supports firm leadership, acting as the firm's leasing counsel and currently serving as Chair of Honigman's Opinion Committee, and previously served as a long-time member of Honigman's Executive Committee and Compensation Committee and Chair of Honigman's Real Estate Department


American Jewish Committee - Detroit Chapter

  • Former Chairman

University of Michigan, University Musical Society

  • UMS Senate
  • Finance Committee
  • Former Board Member

Gift of Life

  • Board of Directors

University of Michigan School of Music

  • Advisory Council

Kerrytown Concert House

  • Board of Directors

News & Resources


Press Releases


  • The Best Lawyers in America, 1983-2017
    • Named the Best Lawyers’ 2010 Detroit Real Estate Lawyer of the Year
  • DBusiness, Top Lawyers, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2016
  • Michigan Super Lawyers, 2006-2016
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated