Honigman Partner J. Patrick Lennon elected chair of newly formed Urban Land Institute-Michigan, Western Region
J. Patrick Lennon, a partner in Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP’s Real Estate Department, was recently elected chair of the newly formed Urban Land Institute-Michigan (ULI), Western Region. He was also appointed to the ULI-Michigan Executive Committee, which is comprised of leaders in the real estate profession throughout the state. The ULI is a multidisciplinary real estate forum and educational resource, which facilitates the open exchange of ideas, information and experience among local, national and international industry leaders and policy makers that are dedicated to creating better places and promoting best practices. ULI will be hosting programs throughout Western Region markets in 2012.
Lennon leads Honigman’s Western Michigan real estate practice, which was rated the only top tier real estate practice in the Kalamazoo market by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers®.
Lennon represents the interests of large corporations, real estate developers, builders and investors throughout Michigan and Florida. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America in 2010 through 2012; has been recognized in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business; was named in Business Review, Western Michigan as a “Top Business Leader Under 40” in 2005 and has been featured in MSU Alumni magazine’s “State’s Stars” in its Spring 2011 issue.
Lennon serves on the Borgess Medical Center Foundation Board of Trustees is a member of the International Council of Shopping Center and is a member of the Steering Committee of COMM-PAC, a political action committee that promotes economic development and pro-business causes. Lennon is a member of the State of Michigan and Florida State Bar associations. He earned a J.D. from Indiana University Maurer School of Law and a B.A., with honors, in business from Michigan State University.