Paul F. Bohn

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Northville, Michigan
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Mr. Bohn is a leading practitioner in urban redevelopment, Brownfield development, environmental regulatory matters, land use and construction litigation. He also provides advice to municipal governments on various land use and redevelopment projects.

Mr. Bohn practiced with Dykema Gossett from 1988-1995 before starting this firm in 1995. He is a 1988 graduate of the University of Oregon Law School, where he obtained a Certificate of Completion for Environmental Law Curriculum, and received his (B.G.S.) undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources, awarded in 1985. He is a former chair of the Michigan Bar's Natural Resources and Wetlands Committee; and a member of the Environmental Council and National Brownfields Association. He is an alumnus of Leadership Oakland and former Chairman of the Board of Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan; and a current Board Member of Stiggy's Dogs and Livonia Chamber of Commerce.

You can find Paul gardening at home with his rescue dog, Lily; or riding a motorcycle through the woods, around a track, or cross-country with his favorite destination being the Canadian Maritimes.

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate
  • Environmental Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Construction Law

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1988


  • University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene, Oregon
    • J.D. - 1988
    • Honors: Certificate of Completion for Environmental Law Curriculum
    • Honors: National Moot Court Team
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    • B.A. - 1985
    • Honors: Natural Resources Awarded in 1985
    • Major: Michigan School of Natural Resources

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2002 - present
  • Michigan Super Lawyer 2010 - present
  • Best Lawyers in America 2012 - 2017
  • DBusiness Magazine Top Lawyer 2017
  • Crain's Detroit Business Top Attorneys in Michigan 2014 - 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Livonia Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, 2016 - Present
  • Livonia Chamber of Commerce, Board Chairman, 2019 - Present
  • National Brownfields Association, 2001 - Present
  • Michigan Bar's Natural Resources, Former Chair, Wetland's Committee, 1994 - 2000
  • Boys Hope Girls Hope, Board Member, 2016 - Present
  • Leadership Oakland, Alumni
  • Board of Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan, Board Member, 1996 - 2006
  • Board of Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan, Former Chairman of the Board, 2004 - 2006
  • Stiggy's Dogs, Former Board Member
  • Michigan Environmental Council, 2001 - Present