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Jonathan S. L. Demers



Wayne State University, J.D.
  • cum laude, Dean’s Scholar
  • Journal of Law in Society: Editor-in-Chief
  • Moot Court: ABA National Team, 2016-2018
  • Transactional Law Competition: Co-Chair
Cedarville University, B.A.
  • summa cum laude
  • History, Political Science, and Philosophy

Prior Employment

  • MACC Development, Executive Director
  • Detroit Public Schools, Social Studies Teacher
  • Teach for America, Corps Member

Bar Admissions

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Michigan
    • Business Law Section
    • Real Property Section
  • Detroit Metro Bar Association
  • Christian Community Development Association
  • Urban Land Institute
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
News & Resources


Jonathan Demers is an attorney in Honigman’s Detroit office. As a member of the Real Estate Department, Jonathan works with local and national owners and developers on real estate transactions throughout the country. He focuses his practice on commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, sales, financings, leasing, and other related matters. He serves the firm as a member of the Summer Associate Committee.


  • Served as an intern to Chief Justice Robert P. Young, Jr. of the Michigan Supreme Court.


  • MACC Development, 2016-present
    • Board of Directors
    • President
  • The Villages CDC, 2016-present
    • Board of Directors
    • Vice President, Executive Committee, 2016-2019
  • Eastside Community Network, 2015-present
    • Board of Directors

News & Resources


  • Real Estate Leasing: Michigan (April 2019)
    Practical Law Company
  • Managing Commercial Real Estate Leases: Michigan (April 2019)
    Practical Law Company

Seminars & Events

  • “Fundraising and Fund Development Workshop,” Michigan Community Resources
    January 28, 2016, Speaker & Panelist


  • American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition: 2017 Best Brief (1st Place), Best Advocate (10th Place)
  • City of Detroit: Spirit of Detroit Award