Herstein elected vice president of the Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society board


Carl W. Herstein, a partner at Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP, was elected by the Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society as vice president of the board. The Society collects, preserves and displays documents, records and memorabilia relating to the Michigan Supreme Court and the other courts of Michigan. It also promotes the study of the history of Michigan’s courts, and seeks to increase public awareness of Michigan’s legal heritage.

An Ann Arbor resident, Herstein is a member of Honigman’s Real Estate Department and the firm’s Chief Value Partner. His practice focuses on multi-faceted real estate transactions and interest/usury issues.

He is well known for his writing on Michigan real property law and his authoritative work on Michigan usury law, which have been cited by the courts and utilized by practitioners.

Herstein has also worked extensively on the structure and documentation needed to settle complex real estate tax appeals. As the firm’s Chief Value Partner, he works on legal project management, alternative fee structures and matters relating to the cost-efficient practice of law.

Herstein is a fellow of the Michigan State Bar Foundation and a member of the Technology Advisory Committee of the Institute for Continuing Legal Education. He also is secretary of the board of directors for The Sphinx Organization.

He earned a J.D. from Yale Law School and a B.A., with high distinction, in political science and history from the University of Michigan.


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