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Robert J. Gavin

Robert J. Gavin

Shifman & Carlson, P.C.
  • Education Law, Municipal Law, Estate Planning ...
  • Illinois, Michigan
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Robert Gavin is the Senior Associate at Shifman & Carlson, P.C. He has been practicing law since 2008, and was named a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2015, 2018, and 2019. He was also listed by DBusiness Magazine as a Top Lawyer in the Metro Detroit Area for Public Finance Law in both 2014, 2017, and 2018.

Rob brings a wide variety of skills and a diverse background to bear for his clients, including his experience with contract negotiation, employee issues, construction issues. Rob's undergraduate degree is in engineering, which has also been useful to clients during construction issues and in representing contractors and automotive suppliers.

Rob was a Boy Scout for many years in Troop 179 of Farmington Hills, where he earned his Eagle Scout Award in 2001. Outside of law, Rob and his wife own two small businesses and volunteer at their church.

Practice Areas
Education Law
Municipal Law
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Residential Real Estate
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Securities Law
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Senior Associate
Shifman & Carlson, P.C.
- Current
DePaul College of Law
J.D. (2008) | Law
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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
B.S. (2005) | Mechanical Engineering
Honors: Cum Laude
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Top Lawyer - Public Finance Law
Dbusiness Magazine
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Top Lawyer - Public Finance Law
Dbusiness Magazine
Professional Associations
National Association of Bond Lawyers
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Contact & Map
Primary Office
34705 West Twelve Mile Road
Suite 160
Farmington Hills, MI 48331
Telephone: (248) 406-0620
Fax: (248) 406-0218
Secondary Office
11313 Troon Drive
Stanwood, MI 49346