Wendy L. Zabriskie Reappointed to Birmingham Brownfield Redevelopment Authority
The City of Birmingham has reappointed Wendy L. Zabriskie to a 3-year term on its Brownfield Redevelopment Authority.
The Brownfield Redevelopment Authority was established by the City of Birmingham to promote the redevelopment and reuse of commercial and industrial property that is environmentally contaminated, blighted, or obsolete. The Authority may implement redevelopment plans and use tax increment financing to assist with the remediation and redevelopment of eligible sites.
A member and former co-chair of Bodman’s Banking Practice Group, Zabriskie has more than twenty years of experience representing banks in the structuring, negotiation, and documentation of commercial real estate loans. She represents banks in complex, multi-million dollar real estate transactions involving commercial properties located throughout the United States. She also advises banks on middle market loan transactions with borrowers in the automotive, manufacturing, health care, technology, leasing, and service industries.
Zabriskie is listed as one of Michigan’s leading banking law specialists in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2006-2012. She is also listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2012 under Banking and Finance Law and in Michigan Super Lawyers 2008-2011 under Banking Law. In 2010, Michigan Super Lawyers named her one of the top 50 women attorneys in the state.