Sarah G. Deson-Fried joins Honigman’s Real Estate Department
Sarah G. Deson-Fried has joined Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP as a partner in its Real Estate Department. Since being admitted to practice more than 25 years ago, she has held a variety of legal positions, both at law firms and in house, as well as a number of business operational positions. Deson-Fried is located in the firm’s Oakland County office.
She advises clients regarding real estate transactions on a national basis, representing buyers, sellers, landlords, tenants, borrowers, lender, developers, franchisors and franchisees. Her practice includes leasing, finance, office, industrial, retail, residential and multifamily housing matters. Deson-Fried is a member of the Oakland County Bar Association’s Real Estate Subcommittee, a member of the Women’s Forum of Michigan and a Women of Tomorrow mentor and a Hart2Hart Detroit board member.
She earned a J.D. from Wayne State University Law School and a B.B.A. from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business. Deson-Fried is admitted to practice in Michigan and Colorado. She also has a real estate license in Michigan.
She joins Honigman from Schiff Hardin, LLP in Ann Arbor.
For the sixth consecutive year, Honigman’s Real Estate practice is the only one in Michigan to receive the highest ranking in the 2013 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a well-recognized client and peer review publication. Chambers stated, “This group is widely regarded as Michigan's preeminent real estate practice. It is well equipped to provide market-leading advice on a comprehensive range of real estate matters, and has particular expertise in the retail, affordable housing and hospitality sectors.” Some of the firm’s national clients include The Taubman Company, Ramco-Gershenson Properties, L.P., Village Green and Meijer.