J. Patrick Howe joins Honigman’s Real Estate Department

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Honigman LLP is pleased to announce J. Patrick Howe has joined its Real Estate Department as a Partner in the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office.  Patrick is an experienced attorney in all areas of real estate development, real estate transactions, and alcoholic beverage law.  He represents a diverse group of clients, ranging from entrepreneurs to national publicly traded companies.  He handles all aspects of real estate development, with a unique emphasis on zoning and entitlement matters.  He routinely drafts and negotiates purchase agreements, lease agreements, and options for commercial, industrial, automotive, and retail properties in Michigan and throughout the United States.

In addition to his robust real estate practice, he is known as a go-to resource with respect to Michigan alcoholic beverage law and practice, and has worked with the Michigan Liquor Control Commission on a daily basis for nearly 20 years.  His hospitality and alcoholic beverage clients include local and national wineries, breweries and distilleries, on-premise retailers, off-premise retailers, and third party facilitator services.  He handles liquor license applications, violations, audits, special event permitting, and provides general counsel on the Michigan Liquor Control Code and Administrative Rules. 

“We are very excited to welcome Patrick to our firm,” said Adam Rothstein, Co-Chair of Honigman’s Real Estate Department. “He brings outstanding experience to our team and strengthens our ability to provide the highest quality services to our clients.”

Prior to owning his own practice, JPHOWE, PLLC, for the previous 6 years, Howe was a Partner at Howard & Howard. He earned his J.D. from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Master of Urban Planning from Wayne State University, and his B.A. from the University of Michigan.  He serves on the Executive Committee of the Urban Land Institute Michigan District Council, and is a member of the Administrative Law and Real Property Law Sections of the State Bar of Michigan.  

About Honigman
Honigman is an Am Law 200 full-service, general business law firm with more than 330 attorneys across the country in Chicago, Michigan (Ann Arbor, Bloomfield Hills, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo and Lansing), and our newest office in Washington, D.C. Our lawyers counsel clients on complex issues in more than 60 areas of law. For more information, visit www.honigman.com.


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