May A. Saad

May A. Saad is an Associate in the Southfield office of Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss. She is a member of the Firm's Real Estate Practice Group, assisting in the representation of owners, developers, operators and investors in all aspects of commercial real estate, including acquisitions, dispositions, financing, joint ventures, leasing, restructurings and workouts.

Prior to joining Jaffe, May practiced in the areas of commercial and real estate litigation and draws on that experience, as well as her experience in business and bankruptcy law, in representing current clients. May has represented clients in judicial foreclosure proceedings and actions to enforce interests in real property as well as in complex litigation matters involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duties and self-dealing associated with the ownership and management of businesses and in bringing and defending actions for receivership over commercial properties. May's current practice focuses on advising clients on a variety of real estate transactional matters including selection and structure of business entities, financing transactions and utilizing like-kind Exchanges under IRC Code Section 1031, as well as helping clients in evaluating, analyzing and negotiating the terms of proposed real estate-related investments.

May previously served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Gerald E. Rosen in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. May earned a Bachelor Degree in Comparative Law from Filiere Francophone de Droit, Beirut, Lebanon and her Juris Doctorate from Wayne State University Law School where she was the recipient of the Bronze Key Certificate for high academic achievement. May was also active in Wayne State's moot court program where she was selected to be part of the National Moot Court Team and was awarded the second place award for Best Oralist.

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan
  • United State District Courts for the Eastern District of Michigan

Honors & Awards

  • Michigan Rising Star - 2014, 2015, 2016

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan -Member
  • Oakland County Bar Association - Member

Civic and Cultural Involvement

  • Arab Community Center for Economic & Social Services -Board Member