Jerome P. Pesick, Real Estate Attorney, Joins Williams, Williams, Rattner & Plunkett, PC

Jerome P. Pesick

Mr. Pesick and his colleagues Jason Long and John Scheibelhut bring to WWRP their distinguished experience in estate, conviction, land use and property tax appeals.

BIRMINGHAM, MICHIGAN, USA, Feb. 9, 2022 / — Williams, Williams, Rattner & Plunkett, PC, a full-service law firm representing businesses and individuals in Southeast Michigan and nationwide, announces attorneys Jerome P. Pesick, Jason C. Long and John E. Scheibelhut III have joined the firm.

“Jerry is one of Michigan’s most respected attorneys and has played a role in many of the region’s most significant economic developments,” said WWRP Managing Partner John W. Crowe. “We are thrilled that Jerry, Jason and John are now adding their skills and talents to ours.”

“I have known and admired Williams, Williams, Rattner & Plunkett and their attorneys for many years, and I am delighted to now practice alongside them,” said Mr. Pesick, founder of the former law firm Steinhardt Pesick & Cohen, PC. “Like me, they aspire to the highest level of customer service and results, so the synergies are obvious.”

Mr. Pesick has tried and settled conviction cases throughout Michigan for more than forty years, securing tens of millions of dollars for his clients. He also regularly manages major property tax appeals on all types of properties. As lead counsel in the largest eminent domain verdict in Michigan history, he won a $25 million jury verdict for the owners of a 6.3-acre property on the Detroit River after rejecting the government’s initial offer of $13.7 million. Mr. Pesick has been involved with many household name properties and projects, such as Poletown, the Detroit Waterfront Casino and Reclamation Project, Comerica Park, Ford Field, the Northwestern Connector, Detroit Metropolitan Airport, Wayne State University, Pinnacle AeroPark and Ypsilanti Water Street Redevelopment.

Best Lawyers in America has included Mr. Pesick on its annual list every year since its introduction in 2007, and he has been named Best Lawyers’ Distinguished Estate and Sentencing Lawyer of the Year five times for two regions. metropolitan Detroit. For 2022, he was honored as Best Lawyers “Real Estate Lawyer of the Year” for his Troy area, which includes most of the major communities in Oakland and Macomb counties. Mr. Pesick has been selected for Michigan’s Super Lawyers list annually since 2006 and repeatedly recognized as one of “Michigan’s Top 100 Lawyers” by Super Lawyers. In 2019 Michigan Lawyers Weekly named him “Leader in the Law”. He is a past chair of the Michigan State Bar’s Real Estate Law Section and chaired the section’s Eminent Domain Committee for several years. Mr. Pesick is a frequent author and speaker on eminent domain topics and a trusted authority for local media.

Shareholder Jason Long has represented clients in eminent matters, property taxation, real estate, land use litigation and appeals for nearly 20 years. He appears regularly in Michigan trial courts and before the Michigan Tax Tribunal, Michigan Court of Appeals and Michigan Supreme Court. His experience encompasses a wide range of real estate and tax matters, including property disputes, valuation, tax exemption and many more. Mr. Long has held numerous positions with the Real Estate Law Section of the Michigan State Bar and currently serves as Secretary to the Board of Trustees. He often writes and presents on real estate and tax issues and is the author of the comprehensive chapter “Real Estate and Personal Property Tax” in Real Estate Taxes in Michigan, published by the Institute for Continuing Legal Education.

Partner John Scheibelhut also represents clients in prominent estate, tax and land use disputes. He has presided over several cases before the Michigan trial courts and the Michigan Tax Tribunal and plays a valuable role during the pre-trial and discovery phases of litigation.


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