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G. Alan Wallace

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+1.517.483.4905
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+1.517.487.2070
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+1.517.374.6304
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Education

Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D., 2005

Freed-Hardeman University, B.A. 2002

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals

  • Sixth Circuit

U.S. District Court

  • Eastern District of Michigan
  • Western District of Michigan

Al is a senior partner of the firm and represents both public and private sector clients on large-scale, complex real estate and economic development projects. With background and experience in real estate, municipal and governmental law, Al has built a reputation for his practical and no non-sense approach to achieving project goals and getting the deal done.

On the private side of his practice, Al primarily focuses on representation of developers and businesses interested in building or financing various projects ranging from traditional mixed-use developments, to one-off P-3 and public infrastructure projects. Al regularly works with private clients in a “general counsel” type capacity that covers many aspects of a project.

In Al’s public sector practice, he routinely represents municipalities, townships, counties, and government agencies on economic development projects, which often includes providing transactional counsel to elected and appointed officials and administrators. In addition, Al has deep experience in resolving various municipal and government related issues in the context of large and often complex economic development projects ranging from incentives, site selection, site plan and zoning work, and various financial structures to name a few.

Al has an active practice involving numerous economic development projects throughout the State of Michigan, and can provide expertise and counsel on a wide range of issues on your project.

Al also regularly represents state and national insurance and financial companies with various licensing and regulatory matters involving the State of Michigan.  Al served as an intern at the Michigan Court of Appeals under the Honorable Bill Schuette, currently the Attorney General for the State of Michigan.

Honors

Best Lawyers in America, Municipal Law 2016-present; Litigation: Municipal, 2018

Michigan Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Government/Cities/Municipal 2013

Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Certificate of Merit: Bankruptcy Law

Ingham County Bar Association, Top 5 Under 35 Award, 2010

Professional Activities

American Bar Association

State Bar of Michigan

Ingham County Bar Association

Ingham County Young Lawyers Association

Civic, Cultural & Social Activities

Michigan Future Farmers of America, Board of Directors

Education Childcare Center (EC3), Chair (2009-2011), Board of Directors (2005-2011)

YMCA, Lansing, Bath Township, Dewitt Area Recreation Authority, Volunteer Youth Basketball Coach

Grand River Connection

Habitat for Humanity