J. Patrick Lennon is a partner with Honigman LLP and serves as Chairman of the Honigman’s Land Use and Zoning Practice Group and as Co-Chairman of its Office and Industrial Properties Practice Group. He specializes in real estate development law, real estate transactions, financing and in obtaining land use approvals, entitlements and economic development incentives.
Patrick was named The Best Lawyers in America – 2019 Lawyer of the Year (Real Estate) and has been regularly recognized in The Best Lawyers in America; Super Lawyers; and Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.
Patrick serves on the Michigan State University Foundation Board of Directors Advisory Council (2019-present). He also serves on the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Michigan Advisory Board (2011-present), serves as Chairman of ULI Michigan Western Region (2011-present) and also serves on the ULI Michigan Lifetime Achievement Awards Committee and Programs Committee. He also serves on the Ascension-Borgess Medical Center Foundation Board of Trustees (2010-present) and was Chairman of the Board (2017-2019).
Patrick is a member of the Michigan and Florida Bar Associations. He holds a Juris Doctor degree from The Maurer School of Law at Indiana University (Bloomington, IN) (1993) and a business degree from the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University (1990).