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Kevin M. Aoun

Senior Attorney

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+1.734.747.7147
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Education

University of Denver Sturm College of Law, J.D., 2010

Michigan State University, B.A., 2006

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court

  • Eastern District of Michigan

Kevin Aoun is a business lawyer who helps individuals, small businesses, and regional and international corporations solve problems related to commercial real estate. His background includes representing buyers, sellers, owners in member disputes, as well as drafting and reviewing loan documents and all aspects necessary to close a loan.

Kevin prepares loan documents and handles loan closings for banks and other financial institutions for both routine and complex commercial transactions. Kevin's primary responsibilities include drafting and negotiating loan documents; reviewing real estate due diligence which includes reviewing title documents, environmental reports, and surveys; and reviewing corporate due diligence which includes UCC lien searches, organizational documents, certificates of good standing, litigation searches, assisting with loan closings, and performing legal research.

Kevin's litigation practice ranges from simple breach of contract disputes to complex commercial litigation. His experience includes real estate disputes, employment-related disputes, shareholder and member disputes, defending class actions, and representing banks and lending institutions in contract disputes with individual and commercial borrowers. He has taken and defended depositions of individuals, employees, CFOs and CEOs, participated in all aspects of discovery, and drafted and argued substantive issues before the court.

Representative Matters

BANKING AND COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

  • Drafted and negotiated loan documents and loan workouts.
  • Reviewed real estate due diligence.
  • Oversaw the purchase and sale of multi-million-dollar commercial properties.

CORPORATE AND COMPLIANCE

  • Drafted member and shareholder purchase agreements and operating agreements for various business entities.
  • Represented individuals and businesses in jet acquisitions, including fractional share ownership, to ensure FAA and IRS compliance: negotiated purchase agreements; structured operating entities; and drafted aircraft leases, pilot services and management agreements.

LITIGATION

  • Represented numerous banks and financial institutions to recover collateral and secure judgments against individual and commercial borrowers.
  • Represented a local HMO in a complex out-of-network emergency services provider dispute.
  • Represented multiple companies in a heavily litigated multi-million-dollar minority member dispute relating to real estate owning entities.
  • Represented purchaser of multi-million-dollar historic skyscraper in Detroit requiring the seller to complete the sale.
  • Represented a regional insurance company in obtaining denial of class certification and dismissal of novel and complex class action claims relating to premiums.
  • Represented an OEM in UCC breach of warranty supplier disputes.
  • Represented a national insurance company's board of directors in conducting a corporate investigation in response to shareholder demand letters on behalf of
  • Represented both landlords and tenants in commercial disputes.

Civic, Cultural & Social Activities

Livonia Human Relations Commission, Member, 2016-2020

Livonia Comprehensive Master Plan Steering Committee Member, 2016-2017

The University of Detroit Mercy American Inns of Court, 2013-2016

American Red Cross Disaster Relief Volunteer, New Orleans, 2005

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