LISA BERDEN, JD
After clerking for Michigan Supreme Court Justice Marilyn Kelly out of law school, Lisa has amassed almost two decades of in-depth experience in tax-based real estate finance, commercial transactions, and corporate law. She brings her expertise working with Schluter & Hughes to advocate for clients particularly in real estate negotiations. She specializes in providing businesses with advice regarding a variety of compliance and contracting matters, with an emphasis on entrepreneurship, commercial real estate and tax-exempt organizations. Lisa believes that educating clients is critical to their long-term success.
The ultimate dog lover, she is pet parent to 3 rescues! She has enjoyed two cross country drives with her pups to Fairbanks, AK. Geocaching, especially internationally, is another not-so-secret passion, having huge success finding geocaches in Paris, South Africa, and multiple Caribbean locations. Lisa is adored by her nieces who have great adventures together. Growing up in the woods of northern Michigan, Lisa is “Tip of the Mitt” proud but loves Detroit.
Lisa graduated from Michigan State University with a B.A., English & Political Science and cum laude graduate of Wayne State University Law School.
Her list of Activities & Affiliations includes:
CCIM Michigan Board Member 2021; Preferred Partner since 2017
Troy Chamber of Commerce - 2020 Past Chair of the Board
TechStars Startup Week - Legal Clinic Volunteer
Michigan Community Resources COVID-19 Virtual Legal Clinic Volunteer
Urban Land Institute (ULI) Associate Member
SEED Michigan Advisory Board
Advantage Health Centers Board of Directors
If you're interested in speaking with Lisa, you can contact her at 248-509-4498