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Overview

Overview

Sarah Weston is an attorney in our Real Estate practice group. She counsels senior housing, retail center, office building, and property management owners and operators in acquisitions, dispositions, and financings, including secured and unsecured lines of credit, real estate mortgage loans, and construction loans.

Sarah’s practice includes advising and representing individuals and business clients on joint venture arrangements, debt and equity financing, and real estate financing through mortgage and other secured and asset-based lending. She also advises real estate developers and senior housing operations on joint ventures in business matters and handles tenant leasing for shopping centers, office buildings, and other commercial developments.

 

 

Education & Admissions

Education & Admissions

Education

  • Michigan State University College of Law
    J.D., magna cum laude
  • James Madison College at Michigan State University
    Bachelor’s degree with honors

Bar Admission

  • Michigan

Affiliations

Affiliations

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • State Bar of Michigan Business and Real Property Law Sections
  • FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education) Community Engagement Council, Ann Arbor

News

News

Publications

  • “Advance Me Settlement,” Transaction World, Volume 12, Issue 3, 2012
  • “Debit Interchange, Proposed Regulations Dissected,” Transaction Trends, Volume 16, No. 3, March 2011
  • “Who Owns The Merchants?” The GreenSheet, Issue 11:01:01, January 10, 2011
  • “Should You Be ‘Friends’ With Your Merchants?” Transaction World Magazine Volume 11, Issue 3, 2011
  • “Uncle Sam Might Want to Pin Worker Misclassification on You,” The Green Sheet, Issue 10:07:02, July 26, 2010
  • “Four Things To Know About Security Interests,” The Green Sheet, Issue 10:09:02, September
  • “Are Your Online Contracts Enforceable?” The Green Sheet, Issue 10:08:02, August
  • “Fighting Back Against Merchant Bankruptcy,” Transaction Trends, Volume 14, No. 3, March 2010
  • “Protect Your Investment Through Non-Competition Agreements,” The Green Sheet, Issue 09:11:02; November 23, 2009
  • “Avoiding Major Mistakes During Portfolio Acquisitions,” ISO & Agent Weekly, Volume 5, Issue 42, November 19, 2009
  • “Pressing Your Luck: New Internet Gambling Requirements For ACH Service Providers,” Transaction World, Volume 9, Issue 9, 2009
  • “Avoiding a Trap for the Unwary: Security Breach Insurance Programs,” Transaction World Magazine Volume 9, Issue 4, 2009
  • “Best Practices in Electronic Contracting,” The Michigan Business Law Journal, 2008
  • “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Doesn’t Work,” Transaction World Magazine Volume 8, Issue 8, 2008
  • “Lessons Learned from a Federal ISO Takeover,” ISO & Agent Weekly Volume 3, Issue 15, 2007