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A BUSINESS LAW FIRM

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THE FIRM

Experience – Value – Results 

Dawisha Law is a Michigan-based law firm specializing in business law, real estate law, and construction law. With extensive knowledge and experience in these areas of the law, we are committed to providing high quality legal representation to our clients 

Our legal services are tailored to meet the specific needs of each client we serve. Whether you are starting a business, acquiring or selling one, raising capital, or seeking outside general counsel for business, real estate or construction law matters, we have the necessary skills to help. 

We help clients launch their companies, conduct thorough legal due diligence, draft and negotiate business, real estate and construction agreements, ensure compliance with federal and state securities laws, and serve as outside general counsel to clients on business, real estate and construction law matters.  

At Dawisha Law, we understand the importance of building lasting relationships with our clients. We strive to be a trusted partner for all of our clients' legal needs. By partnering with us, you can have peace of mind knowing that you have experienced and dedicated legal counsel by your side.

OUR VISION
ATTORNEYS
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DELONE DAWISHA 

PRINCIPAL AND FOUNDER

Tel: 248-904-5123

ddawisha@dawishalaw.com

OVERVIEW

DeLone Dawisha is an experienced attorney who represents clients in business, real estate, and construction law matters. Following his tenure as a corporate associate at Honigman LLP, a leading Midwest law firm, he founded Dawisha Law with a mission to provide clients with the same level of professionalism and experience expected from larger firms, but with the added benefit of personalized attention and cost-effective service.

DeLone's approach to business law is grounded in a deep understanding of the business objectives and priorities of his clients. He serves as outside general counsel to clients on a wide range of business law matters, including entity formation, governance, financing, contracts, employment, and regulatory compliance. He works closely with clients to help them identify and mitigate risks, develop tailored solutions, and achieve their long-term goals. 

DeLone has closed numerous business and real estate transactions on behalf of his clients, with transaction values ranging from a few million dollars to hundreds of millions of dollars. He assists clients with all aspects of their transactions, including structuring deals, conducting legal due diligence, preparing disclosures, and drafting and negotiating contracts to protect his clients' interests. 

DeLone has also been an essential partner to construction project stakeholders in navigating the complex legal and regulatory environment of the construction industry. He advises parties involved in construction projects on all aspects of Michigan construction law, including construction project planning and contract drafting and negotiation for all phases of construction projects. His experience extends to dispute resolution, particularly in claims involving breach of contract, construction defects, payment disputes, and project delays. 

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

  • Honigman LLP, Corporate Associate (2018 – 2021) 
     

  • Crain Communications Inc, Legal Extern (2017)    
     

  • Judicial Intern for the Honorable Mark A. Goldsmith, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (2016)  

EDUCATION

  • Wayne State University Law School, J.D. (2018) 

    • cum laude

    • Wayne Law Review, Assistant Editor and Media and Technology Editor 

    • Transactional Law Competition 

    • Wayne Law Moot Court

    • Governor's Scholar

  • Wayne State University, B.S. in Biological Sciences (2015)  

    • magna cum laude 

    • Gold Scholar    

HONORS & AWARDS

  • The Best Lawyers in America (2020-2021 and 2021-2022) 

    • Recognized as "One to Watch" in the area of Corporate Law
       

  • Alan Schenk Endowed Student Prize (2018)  

    • Conferred to the outstanding student in Wayne Law’s Business Planning Course

ADMISSIONS

  • Michigan  

LANGUAGES

  • Arabic, fluent 
     

  • Spanish, fluent 
     

  • Chaldean Aramaic, conversational 

 

PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce, Member

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS 

Real Estate

  • Represents landlords and tenants from a variety of industries in their commercial leasing work. 

  • Represents clients from a variety of industries in real estate acquisitions, dispositions and financings across various property types. 
     

  • Represents project owners in construction project planning and contracting for a diverse range of projects. 
     

Securities Transactions

  • Represented a company in the food products industry with its Series B equity raise totaling approximately $20,000,000. 

  • Represented a company in the health and wellness technology industry with its Series B equity raise totaling approximately $16,000,000. 

Business Mergers & Acquisitions 
 

  • Represented a private equity firm with its acquisition of a leading dental service organization. 

  • Represented a private equity firm with its acquisition of an operator of eating disorder treatment facilities. 

  • Represented a lightweighting solutions and components supplier to the mobility industry with its acquisition of a company's die casting division.  

  • Represented a private equity firm with its acquisition of multiple outpatient opioid treatment centers.   

  • Represented a private equity firm with its acquisition of a company that focuses on the design and administration of retirement plans. 

  • Represented a private equity firm with its acquisition of a full service title agency.  ​​

  • Represented a private equity firm with its acquisition of a full service direct importer, distributor and supplier of bulk packaged food ingredients for the food and beverage industry. 

  • Represented a private equity firm with its acquisition of a company that provides pavement marking and other road safety related services. 

  • Represented a company in the health and wellness technology industry with its acquisition of a company that develops bariatric apps. 

  • Represented a private equity firm with its acquisition of a manufacturer and distributor of exterior residential and commercial fencing solutions. 

  • Represented a distributor of specialty building materials with its acquisition of a company that provides products and services specializing in windows, siding, roofing, and doors. 

  • Represented a private equity firm with its acquisition of a company that provides environmental abatement and remediation services. 

  • Represented a private equity firm with its acquisition of a distributor of door openings, door hardware and related access control products. 

Business Sales & Divestitures 

  • Represented a private equity firm with the sale of a company in the auto auction industry. 

  • Represented a manufacturer of batteries and energy storage systems with the sale of certain assets. ​

TESTIMONIALS

“DeLone is extremely knowledgeable and super thorough in his work. We've had great experiences working with him."

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