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Glen M. Zatz

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Education
  • Northwestern University Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • University of Michigan, B.B.A., with high distinction
Admissions
  • Illinois
  • Michigan
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Ct., N.D. Ill.
Professional Affiliations
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • American College of Mortgage Attorneys
Overview

Mr. Zatz represents financial institutions and other clients in real estate and lending transactions.

He has over 30 years of in-house and law firm experience providing lending and real estate related legal services. He is skilled in drafting, negotiation, risk identification, management, and process development and implementation.

Before joining Bodman, Mr. Zatz served as a senior vice president and associate general counsel for Comerica Bank. At Comerica Bank, Mr. Zatz managed the legal department’s Transactional Group, Real Estate Group, Real Estate Facilities Group, and Contract Administration Group.

Mr. Zatz is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He has lectured for the Michigan State Bar’s Real Property Law Section, ICLE, and other organizations on a variety of real estate topics. He is a former chairperson, vice chairperson, and legislative liaison for the Commercial Real Estate Finance Committee of the Michigan State Bar's Real Property Law Section as well as a former chairperson and vice chairperson of the Consumer Credit Committee of the Chicago Bar Association.

Mr. Zatz is active in pro bono legal services, acting as a volunteer lawyer for various Community Legal Resource projects, including the Community Land Trust Project, the Affordability Preservation Project, the Retention of Occupancy on Foreclosure (ROOF) Project, the Foreclosure Limitation Owner Occupancy and Recovery (FLOOR) Project, and the Detroit Works Legal Team. He currently serves on the Board of Directors and as chairperson of the Program Committee of Community Legal Resources.

Honors, Awards, and Recognition
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence; Endorsed for High Ethical Standing
  • DBusiness Magazine "Top Lawyers," 2014
Professional Activities
  • State Bar of Michigan
    • Real Property Law Section
      • Membership and Sponsorship Committees, Chairperson
      • Commercial Real Estate Finance Committee
      • Governing Council
Civic, Cultural and Community Activities
  • Program Committee of Community Legal Resources, Chairperson and Board of Directors
  • Community Land Trust Project, Volunteer Attorney
  • Affordability Preservation Project, Volunteer Attorney
  • Retention of Occupancy on Foreclosure (ROOF) Project, Volunteer Attorney
  • Foreclosure Limitation Owner Occupancy and Recovery (FLOOR) Project, Volunteer Attorney
  • Detroit Works Legal Team, Volunteer Attorney
Publications
  • Author, materials for Real Property Law Section’s "Quick Hits" programs: Commercial Notes and Mortgages (2011), Property Transfer Affidavits and Real Estate Transfer Taxes (2012), Closing Statements and Tax Prorations (2012)
  • Author, Real Property Law Section eNewsletter articles: New Federal Appraisal Guidelines (2010), Receiver vs. Lender: Priority in Foreclosure by Advertisement (2012), and Foreclosing on a Condo Project (2013)
  • Author, materials for "Real Estate Issues for Movie Makers," ICLE/State Bar of Michigan Seminar, 2010
  • Author, materials for "Distressed Commercial Real Estate During the Great Recession: The Lender's Perspective," Real Property Law Section, State Bar of Michigan Summer Conference, 2010
  • Author, Lease, Camera, Action!, Michigan Real Property Law Review, Spring 2009
  • Author, materials on Non-bankruptcy Workouts (The Housing Crisis in Michigan), Birmingham Community House, 2009
  • Author, materials for Lease, Camera, Action: Michigan Film Industry Incentives, Real Property Law Section, State Bar of Michigan Summer Conference, 2009
  • Co-author, Mortgage Foreclosure, Real Property Law Section, State Bar of Michigan, 2008
  • Author, materials on Non-Bankruptcy Workouts (Residential Foreclosure and Workouts), ICLE/Real Property Law Section, State Bar of Michigan, 2008
Speaking Engagements
  • Lecturer on Real Property Law Section’s "Quick Hits" programs: "Commercial Notes and Mortgages" (2011), "Property Transfer Affidavits and Real Estate Transfer Taxes" (2012), "Closing Statements and Tax Prorations" (2012)
  • Program Co-Chair of Real Property Law Section's Groundbreakers Roundtable: "Dealing With Distressed Properties, Part I-Lawyer's Guide to Analyzing Exit Strategies," 2012
  • Roundtable discussion leader on "RPLS Membership Benefits" for Real Property Law Section, State Bar of Michigan Summer Conference, 2011- 2012
  • Lecturer on "Real Estate Issues for Movie Makers", ICLE/State Bar of Michigan Seminar, 2010
  • Lecturer on "Distressed Commercial Real Estate During the Great Recession: The Lender's Perspective," Real Property Law Section, State Bar of Michigan Summer Conference, 2010
  • Lecturer on "Non-bankruptcy Workouts" (The Housing Crisis in Michigan), Birmingham Community House, 2009
  • Lecturer on "Lease, Camera, Action: Michigan Film Industry Incentives," Real Property Law Section, State Bar of Michigan Summer Conference, 2009
  • Lecturer on "Non-bankruptcy Workouts" (Residential Foreclosure and Workouts), ICLE/Real Property Law Section, State Bar of Michigan, 2008

 

Practices & Industries Education
  • Northwestern University Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • University of Michigan, B.B.A., with high distinction
Admissions
  • Illinois
  • Michigan
Professional Affiliations
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • American College of Mortgage Attorneys