Donald A. Wagner

  • Michigan 1969
  • Eastern Michigan University: B.A. 1965
  • Wayne State University: J.D. 1968
  • Michigan Bar Association
  • Chairman of the Financial Transaction Institute Advisory Board, University of Detroit Law School (12 years)
  • Chairman and Lecturer of the Annual Commercial Lending Seminar sponsored by the University of Detroit Law School
  • Instructor at the Annual Michigan National Bank Credit College
  • Lecturer at the Southern Methodist University School of Law Commercial Lending Seminar (Dallas, Texas)
  • Chairman of the Annual Commercial Lending Seminar sponsored by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education for the State Bar of Michigan
  • Chairman and Lecturer – Commercial and Real Estate Lending Requirements and Loan Documentation in Michigan seminar sponsored by Lorman Education Services.
  • Oxford’s Who’s Who: 1991
  • Michigan Super Lawyers: 2007 – 2013, 2016, 2017
  • Super Lawyers Business Edition: 2012, 2015
  • Top Lawyers in Metro Detroit: 2010
  • Michigan Leading Lawyers: 2016 – 2019
  • Stock Options: Corporation, Regulatory & Related Tax Aspects
  • Tax Planning for Not so Rich Variable & Private Annuities

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(248) 489-8600

DONALD A. WAGNER is a shareholder of the firm. Mr. Wagner’s practice focuses primarily on business financing transactions and all areas of commercial lending, including:

  • Real estate and commercial/asset based transactions, such as construction loans, end mortgage loans, land acquisition and development loans, revolving credit facilities, government backed loans, involving various types of real estate, including condominiums, office buildings, shopping centers, mobile home parks, health care facilities, commercial and industrial complexes, hotels, resort and marina complexes with related environmental assessment and compliance documentation
  • Letters of credit, equipment leases and other specialized transactions, including documentary and commercial (sight and stand-by) letters of credit and transactions secured by letters of credit from others. Financing to and/or involving third party lessors and lessees, machinery and equipment purchase facilities, warehouse and bridge facilities, equity kicker and equity participation arrangements, demand and piggyback rights agreements relating to a variety of areas, including for example, broadcast facilities, utility assets, multi-lender participations and pension and profit sharing plans