Leslee M. Lewis

Firm: Dickinson Wright LLP.
Location: Grand Rapids - MI

  • 200 Ottawa Ave., N.W. Suite 1000
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2427
  • Tel : 616-336-1042
  • Fax : 844-670-6009

General corporate and real estate counsel to national, regional and emergent businesses and nonprofits in daily contracts and affairs, organization, financing, transactions and governance.

Counsel to banks or borrowers in multi-million dollar large corporate and middle market syndicated loan originations, including international facilities. Counsel to banks in post-foreclosure REO property dispositions.

Counsel to biotechnology, healthcare, manufacturing, industrial, nonprofit, school, professional, hospitality, distribution, retail and development clients in multi-million dollar strategic leasing, development, construction, and real estate acquisition and disposition projects, specifically including green building and leasing projects.

Counsel to wind developers and lenders groups in all real estate, development, acquisition, financing, power purchase, opinion, contract, diligence and regulatory aspects of wind farm development, including projects involving the largest public and largest independent wind developers in North America. Counsel to either developers or lenders in connection with nine of the twelve largest wind farms in the State of Michigan, including financings ranging up to $1 billion.

Counsel to affiliate of largest North American pipeline operator in contract development, real estate, land acquisition and construction matters.

Counsel to equity purchasers in acquisition of energy production and cogeneration facilities.

Merger and acquisition counsel to manufacturing, service, non-profit, healthcare, professional, construction, automotive, real estate, agricultural, energy, restaurant, and distribution clients.

Counsel to a cross-border Canadian REIT in all US real estate aspects of its initial public offering.

Counsel to foundations, donors, grants, lending and other program related investments including dunes and land preservation.

Counsel to City of Grand Rapids DDA on Maya Lin Park, Skywalks, Monroe Mall, Convention Center, Police Center Condominium, and Parking Condominium developments.

Counsel to Autocam Corporation in registered public offerings, SEC reporting and going- private transaction.

Counsel to technology and manufacturing clients in angel round financing, and counsel to real estate, manufacturing, finance and restaurant clients in private placements and registered public offerings.

Counsel to Grand Rapids Downtown Alliance, Local First, His Harvest Ministries, Prayerworks, Survivor Quest, St. Lukes Theological College Foundation, and others in nonprofit organization, qualification, recognition of tax-exempt status, and governance.

Counsel to hospitality, entertainment, restaurant and banking clients in liquor license transfers.

Counsel to families on intergenerational wealth transfers.

Counsel to foundations, donors and donees in grants and contribution agreements.

Dickinson Wright LLP.

Your Partner in Banking & Finance

Dickinson Wright is committed to providing superior legal services to every client. We are highly regarded because we recruit and retain professionals that have not only graduated at the top of their class, but have proven themselves in both business and legal environments.  Dickinson Wright attorneys are respected by their clients and peers, honored by industry endorsements, and recognized through significant appointments to bar associations and the judiciary. Through the continuous and thoughtful application of people, process and technology, Dickinson Wright strives to provide the appropriate response to each client’s particular culture and need.

Our unwavering focus on client satisfaction and service has defined our purpose and propelled our growth. We develop strong relationships built on a deep understanding of each client’s needs, quick responsiveness and sound advice.