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LeRoy L. Asher Jr.

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+1.313.496.8441
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+1.313.963.6420
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+1.313.496.7500
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Education

Wayne State University Law School, J.D., 1985

University of Michigan-Dearborn, B.A. 1979

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals

  • Sixth Circuit

U.S. District Courts

  • Eastern District of Michigan
  • Western District of Michigan

LeRoy Asher Jr.’s practice focuses on real estate litigation with particular emphasis on title insurance defense, land use and zoning matters and construction disputes.

He began his career as a trial attorney involved in complex commercial disputes, real estate partnership disputes, non-compete agreements, commercial landlord tenant matters, environmental claims, franchise litigation and zoning and land use disputes. His practice evolved to focus primarily on real estate matters including title insurance defense, zoning and land use matters, construction claims, construction lien litigation and boundary disputes.  

He represents a number of national title insurance underwriters in all aspects of title insurance defense and has litigated and arbitrated numerous construction and real estate disputes. 

He has defended numerous commercial lenders in construction disputes of all types.

LeRoy regularly appears before city, township, county and state agencies regarding real estate development projects and has litigated numerous zoning and land use cases to verdict.

Representative Matters

Honors

Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation and Litigation-Real Estate 2013-present

DBusiness Magazine, Top Lawyers, Commercial Litigation and Litigation-Real Estate

Leading Lawyers, Commercial Litigation and Real Estate Law-Commercial

Martindale Hubbell, 5.0 out of 5.0 Peer Rating

Professional Activities

American Bar Association since 1986, Real Property Section; Urban, State and Local Government Law Section

State Bar of Michigan since 1985, Litigation Law Section; Real Property Law Section; Public Corporation Law Section; Antitrust Law Section

Oakland County Bar Association since 1985

Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society

Michigan Land Title Association

Michigan Society of Planning Officials, Past Member

Civic, Cultural & Social Activities

Garden City Planning Commission, Past Member

Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, Past Member

Speeches

"Tailoring Your Land Development Presentation for Different Audiences," The Institute of Continuing Legal Education and Real Property Law Section Land Use and Development Seminar, 2005

"Making Effective Presentations to the Planning Commission" (Co-presenter), The Institute of Continuing Legal Education and Real Property Law Section Land Use and Development Seminar, 2004

Publications

Author with Joseph F. Galvin of chapter on "Zoning," in Local Government Law and Practice in Michigan, published by the Michigan Municipal League and the Michigan Association of Municipal Attorneys, 2000