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David A. Domzal

Partner

ddomzal@williamsacosta.com
535 Griswold
Suite 1000
Detroit, MI 48226

P: 313.963.3873
F: 313.961.6879

David Domzal has built a solid track record of achievement in the areas of construction, commercial and real estate law, environmental law, energy law and dispute resolution.

He has successfully handled complex corporate transactions, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, and has particular expertise in real estate matters, including representation of the City of Detroit on several major redevelopment projects, as well as the City of Pontiac on the sale of the Pontiac Silverdome.

Mr. Domzal has also served as council president, council member and planning board member for the Village of Beverly Hills, Michigan, co-chair of the Michigan State Bar Association Real Estate Committee of the Environmental Law Section, on the Detroit Advisory Council for Boysville of Michigan, President of the Board of Directors for Crossroads of Michigan, and Board member for SER – Metro Detroit.

CIVIC ACTIVITIES
Village of Beverly Hills, Michigan
Village Council President 2004-05
Village Council Member 2000-05
Village Planning Board Member 1998-2000
Crossroads of Michigan, Board of Trustees, 2008-
SER-Metro Jobs for Progress, Board of Directors, 2011-

PUBLICATIONS

  • “Diversity: One Non-Minority Lawyer’s Perspective,” La Empresa, Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (Winter 2007)
  • “Creative Financing for Municipal Transit Systems,” Michigan Municipal Review (September/October 2007)
  • “Garbage Tax Idea Should Be Trashed,” Crains Detroit Business (April 18, 2005)
  • “Selling Your Business: A 3-Step Checklist for a Successful Sale,” Detroiter Magazine (2nd Quarter, 2005)
  • “Maybe Detroit Can Be ‘Diversity Town,’” Crains Detroit Business (October 25, 2004)
  • “Michigan Must Tap Into Green Energy,” Crains Detroit Business (October 20, 2003)
  • “Buying or Selling a Business? Watch for Environmental Risks,” Michigan Lawyers Weekly (December 20, 1999)
  • “So Your Client Wants to Own an Underground Storage Tank,” Michigan Lawyers Weekly (June 28, 1999)
  • “Environmental Remedies for the ‘Innocent’ Victim,” Michigan Lawyers Weekly (March 29, 1999)
  • “Humbug Development Won’t Hurt Nature” Op. Ed., Detroit Free Press (August 10, 1998)
  • “Focus on the Problem for ‘Effective’ Dispute Resolution” Michigan Lawyers Weekly (July 13, 1998)
  • “Who Is Driving This Thing?: Managing Legal Matters in the 1990’s and Into the Millennium,” Crains Detroit Business (May 18, 1998)
  • “Is It Possible to Find Paradise in a Brownfield Property?” Michigan Lawyers Weekly (February 23, 1998)
  • “Environmental Issues in Residential Real Estate,” Michigan Lawyers Weekly (November 17, 1997)