Demorest Lawyer Named One of Detroit’s Top Eminent Domain and Condemnation Lawyers

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Mark Demorest of Demorest Law Firm, PLLC, Named One of Detroit’s Top Eminent Domain and Condemnation Lawyers

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Mark Demorest was recently selected a Top Lawyer by Dbusiness magazine in the specialized area of eminent domain and condemnation law. Dbusiness magazine is one of Detroit’s premier business journals. Mr. Demorest is one of only nine lawyers from this practice area to receive this distinction.

The Top Lawyer designation is a peer-reviewed award, meaning that Mr. Demorest was selected by other metropolitan Detroit lawyers. The selection process is demanding. Over 21,000 lawyers were polled and asked to name three lawyers for each practice area.

DBusiness magazine also previously honored Mr. Demorest as one of the Top Lawyers in Detroit for the area of general Business Law in 2010. He has also been named a Michigan Super Lawyer every year from 2007 through 2011 for Business Law.

Among other cases, Mr. Demorest represented the prevailing parties in two precedent-setting inverse condemnation cases in Michigan, both of which resulted in large jury verdicts for our clients. In Merkur Steel Supply, Inc. v City of Detroit and Steel Associates, Inc. v City of Detroit, he obtained jury verdicts of $6.8 Million and $4 Million, which were subsequently affirmed by the Michigan Court of Appeals and Michigan Supreme Court. In these cases, his clients were tenants of commercial property in the City of Detroit. The City of Detroit interfered with the operation of their businesses because the City of Detroit planned to acquire the property where the tenants were located. He proved that the City of Detroit had improperly interfered with the property rights of the tenants.

Mark Demorest and Demorest Law firm take great pride in their eminent domain and condemnation law practice area. Demorest Law firm has represented numerous clients in this area, both businesses and individuals.

About Demorest Law Firm
Clients choose Demorest Law Firm, PLLC because of its reputation for developing creative, effective solutions to their legal problems. With a strong emphasis on developing long-term relationships with clients, the firm takes a practical approach to the practice of law, helping its business and individual clients establish and build their businesses, avoid pitfalls and resolve any disputes that may arise.

Their attorneys pride themselves on giving each client the close, personal attention necessary to resolve problems creatively and efficiently, while still maintaining the highest level of skill and expertise.

Serving as general counsel to small and medium-sized businesses, and helping larger companies and other law firms with specific projects, Demorest Law Firm, PLLC, provides a full range of legal services for businesses. They have particular expertise in the areas of business law, litigation, employment law, real estate matters, tax planning, tax disputes, estate planning, probate matters, construction law, condemnation, inverse condemnation and sports law.

They strive to understand each client’s business goals and objectives, allowing them to provide more efficient and effective legal solutions to their clients. They know that using the same lawyer's services again and again is the greatest compliment a client can give a lawyer, and they are proud to have represented many of their business clients for ten or fifteen years or more.

Demorest Law Firm, PLLC is a member of the International Society of Primerus Law Firms.


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