Paul A. Thursam was among the honorees at the Michigan Lawyers Weekly Award Luncheon held on December 11, 2014. A committee appointed by Michigan Lawyers Weekly selected the winners who have for the first 10 years of their practice, excelled in their profession and are standouts among their peers.
Mr. Thursam is an Associate in the firm’s Business Practice Group and Real Estate Practice Group. Paul’s legal experience is broad and includes all matters of real estate litigation and transactions, loans and financing, Uniform Commercial Code, and banking transactions and litigation.
As an active member of the Real Property Law Section, Paul was identified as a Young Millennial Leader by the Section’s Council. Mr. Thursam has contributed to the Section’s scholarly publications with articles such as Limited Liability for Successor Developers, which appeared in the Section’s eJournal in January 2010, and Legal Considerations Related to Redevelopment, Reconfiguration and Re-Sale of Failed Condominium Projects and Subdivisions, which appeared in the Michigan Real Property Review, Spring 2012, Volume 37, No. 1. His most recent contribution was an article entitled Beta Test: Proposed Revisions to Section 67(3) of the Condominium Act, published in 2012.
Paul is a graduate of the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. As an undergraduate, he was awarded numerous Class and University Honors, including the William J. Branstrom Prize for academics. He received his Juris Doctor from Wayne State Law School, where he was Assistant Editor of the Wayne Law Review. As a lawyer, Paul has been named a dbusiness Top Lawyer for 2012-2014, and a Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2012-2014.