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Reshma M. Sambare

Senior Attorney




Michigan State University College of Law, J.D, 2012

Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration, M.S. (Finance) 2005

Michigan State University, M.S. (Construction Management) 2002

College of Engineering, Pune, B.E. (Civil Eng) 1998

Bar Admissions


Reshma Sambare focuses her practice on legal issues related to commercial construction, commercial real estate development, commercial contracts, and economic development incentives involving national and international clients of public, private, and public-private-partnership nature.


Richard J. Seryak Award for Outstanding Pro Bono and Community Service, 2015

Michigan State University College of Law: Juris Doctor, magna cum laude; four Jurisprudence Awards; Canada-United States Law Institute, Niagara International Law Moot Court Competition 2012, Semifinalist and top five Best Advocate Award.

Professional Activities

American Bar Association: Forum on the Construction Industry

State Bar of Michigan: Real Estate Law Section, Construction Law Committee – Co-Chair

Ingham County Bar Association

Michigan State University Construction Management Alumni Advisory Board Member

U.S. Green Building Council: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED A.P.) certification (2006-present)

ISO (9000: 2000) Internal Auditor certification (2005-present)

American Institute of Constructors: Associate Constructor certification (2002-present)

Civic, Cultural & Social Activities

Michigan Advocacy Program, Ingham County representative- Board of Director

Michigan Immigrant Rights Center, Member of the VAWA and U Visa Pro Bono Panel

Women’s Center of Greater Lansing, Board of Directors

Indo American Chamber of Commerce USA, Board of Director

Appointed to the State Bar of Michigan’s Domestic Violence Committee, 2015-2018


"Challenges in Valuing the Collateral for Commercial Construction Loans," Practicing Valuers Association of India, Mumbai, India, August 2014


"Book Review — Modern Construction: Lean Project Delivery and Integrated Practices" Lean Construction Journal 2012

"Manufactured Housing in Michigan Vol. 2: An Assessment of Site Regulatory Requirements Impacting the Use of Manufactured Housing," (graduate student co-author) Michigan State University Institute for Public Policy and Social Research, February 2002