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Lowell D. Salesin

Vice Chair, Real Estate Department


George Washington University Law School, J.D.
  • with high honors
  • George Washington Law Review, Associate Editor
Indiana University, B.S.

Prior Employment

  • Maddin, Hauser, Wartell, Roth & Heller P.C.

Bar Admissions

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

State Bar of Michigan

  • Real Property Law Section
  • Business Law Section

Oakland County Bar Association

News & Resources


Lowell Salesin is a partner in the Real Estate department with nearly 20 years of experience. He concentrates his practice on commercial real estate acquisitions, financing, construction, development, and leasing.

  • Represents both owners and lenders in a wide variety of real estate transactions


Jewish Foundation of Metropolitan Detroit


Jewish Senior Life of Metropolitan Detroit

News & Resources



  • Listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business since 2004
    • Recognized in the top tier of lawyers in the Real Estate field in Michigan; Chambers USA states: 
      • 2017 – "[Lowell] is held in very high regard in the market. One client says he is 'honest, loyal, and has a very good way of getting you what you want and not upsetting the other side.'"
      • 2016 – "[Lowell] is 'extremely hard-working, very thorough and great with clients.' He is well versed in the negotiation of financing and leasing deals as well as the construction and development of commercial property for retail and housing developer clients."  
      • 2015 – "[Lowell] draws praise from sources for his 'detail-oriented' approach and for being a 'very strong advocate for his clients.' He is recommended for his work on behalf of developer clients involved in retail and manufactured housing."
      • 2014 – “[Lowell] represents both owners and developers in a wide range of matters, from acquisition and financing to development and leasing. He is praised by clients as 'one of the best real estate attorneys out there,' who 'understands the big picture and knows how to get to the finish line.'"
      • 2013 – "Highly regarded practitioner Lowell Salesin 'has a great reputation' in the market. He focuses on real estate development and finance, and is particularly active in the fields of acquisitions and lease restructuring."
      • 2012 – "[Lowell has] significant experience in representing owners and lenders in acquisitions and lease restructurings. He is described by commentators as an 'extremely good real estate lawyer.'"
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2006-2018
    • Recognized in practice area of Real Estate Law
  • DBusiness, Top Lawyers, 2009-2018
  • Michigan Super Lawyers, 2007-2017
    • Recognized as one of the Top 100 Super Lawyers, 2008-2012
  • Leading Lawyers Magazine Michigan, 2017
    • Recognized in practice areas of:
      • Real Estate Law: Commercial
      • Real Estate Law: Finance
    • Named as one of the Top 100 Leading Business Lawyers
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated