Bradley W. Butcher
Bradley W. Butcher was born in Flint, Michigan and grew up on a small family dairy farm. After graduating from Michigan State University in 1995 with a B.A. in Political Science – Prelaw, Bradley enlisted in the United States Air Force.
Bradley W. Butcher served with distinction in the United States Air Force from 1995 through August of 1999. Bradley W. Butcher was assigned to the 97th Intelligence Squadron based at Offut Air Force Base near Omaha, Nebraska. As an Airborne Maintenance Technician flying aboard RC-135 Rivet Joint Aircraft, Bradley served in Iraq after the First Gulf War and during hostilities in Kosovo during 1999.
Bradley W. Butcher was awarded the Aerial Achievement Medal for his service during hostilities.
After leaving the United States Air Force in 1999, Bradley went to the Thomas M. Cooley Law School where he pursued the study of law. Bradley completed an accelerated curriculum and graduated in 2001 Summa Cum Laude (first in his class) with one of the highest GPA’s in school history.
After graduating law school, Bradley W. Butcher was hired by Sommers Schwartz, P.C. – one of Michigan’s largest law firms. At Sommers Schwartz, Bradley represented employees in a variety of employment matters in both state and federal courts.
In 2005, Bradley W. Butcher, left Sommers Schwartz to enroll in a Master of Laws (LL.M) program offered by the University of Miami in Florida. Bradley pursued a Master of Laws in Real Property Development and graduated in May of 2006. Bradley’s course of study at the University of Miami included advanced studies in: Basic Real Estate Tax, Commercial Leasing, Condominium Law, Construction Law, Current Financing, Design/Construction Contracts, Distressed Property, Real Estate Drafting, Environmental Law, Financial Analysis, Land Security Finance, Planning & Zoning, Project Development, Real Estate Transactions, and Securitization.
Real Estate; Commercial Litigation; Business Litigation; Commercial Real Estate; Civil Appeals; Appellate Practice; Business Law; Business Formation; Business Start-Ups; Business Torts; Small Business Law; Civil Practice; Federal Civil Practice; Commercial Law; Commercial Fraud; Commercial Torts; Labor and Employment; Age Discrimination in Employment; Confidentiality Agreements; Covenants Not To Compete; Employer Intentional Torts; Employment Civil Rights; Employment Breach of Contract; Employment at Will; Employment Claims; Employment Contracts; Employment Disability Discrimination; Employment Discrimination; Employment Law; Employment Litigation; Executive Severance Contracts; Executive Employment Law; Executive Transfers; Fair Labor Standards; Fair Employment Practices; Family and Medical Leave Act; Federal Employment Law; Harassment; Labor Law; Minimum Wage Law; Negligent Hiring; Noncompete Litigation; Noncompetition and Non-Solicitation; Prevailing Wage Litigation; Restrictive Covenants; Retaliatory Discharge; Sexual Harassment; Title VII Discrimination; Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA); Wage and Hour Law; WARN Act; Whistleblower Litigation; Workplace Violence; Wrongful Termination; Wrongful Termination Defense; Litigation; Civil Litigation; Federal Civil Litigation; Federal Litigation; Trial Practice; Mortgages; Commercial Mortgages; Mortgage Foreclosure; Mortgage Lien Foreclosure; Mortgage Finance; Mortgage Banking Law; Property Law; Adverse Possession; Boundary Disputes; Condominium Association Law; Condominium Conversions; Condominium Development; Condominium Law; Conveyancing; Easements; Homeowners Association Law; Land Acquisitions; Land Sales; Land Trusts; Property Management; Quiet Title; Real Estate Acquisitions; Real Estate Banking Law; Real Estate Contracts; Real Estate Development; Real Estate Finance; Real Estate Foreclosure; Real Estate Fraud; Real Estate Investment; Real Estate Joint Ventures; Real Estate Leasing; Real Estate Litigation; Real Estate Sales; Real Estate Restructuring; Real Estate Settlements; Real Estate Tax Appeals; Real Estate Title; Real Estate Workouts; Real Property; Real Property Development; Real Property Finance; Residential Real Estate; Residential Real Estate Finance; Residential Real Estate Foreclosure; Residential Real Estate Sales; Right of Way Easements.
Admitted: 2002, Michigan and U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan; 2006, Florida and U.S. District Court, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida
Law School: Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D.
Member: State Bar of Michigan; The Florida Bar.
Born: Flint, Michigan, April 30, 1973
Military Service: U.S. Air Force, 1995-1999, Senior Airman; Airborne Maintenance Technician, 97th Intelligence Squadron Based, Offut Air Force Base near Omaha, Nebraska