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Douglas Fryer

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Dykema

Michigan, USA
    Local Time: Tuesday 02:17

Practice Expertise

  • Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Property Tax Appeals
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation

Areas of Practice

  • Construction Law
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation
  • Litigation
  • Property Tax Appeals

Profile

Douglas J. Fryer is a member in Dykema’s Litigation Department and practices in the Firm’s Bloomfield Hills office. Mr. Fryer represents clients in a wide range of complex business, commercial and real estate litigation matters, including contract and commercial lease disputes, construction disputes, adverse possession, easement and other real estate disputes, and condemnation. He represents both plaintiffs and defendants at the trial and appellate levels of state and federal courts, as well as arbitration and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. He also has experience in administrative proceedings before the Michigan Tax Tribunal and the Michigan Public Service Commission. His clients range from small closely held companies to Fortune 500 companies.

Mr. Fryer has extensive experience with eminent domain law, representing electric transmission companies in the acquisition of property interests necessary for the construction, operation and maintenance of new transmission facilities. He also assists clients in the planning and siting of new transmission infrastructure, including both administrative and state-court litigation. 

Mr. Fryer also focuses his practice on real and personal property tax appeals, representing both for-profit and nonprofit organizations. His experience includes commercial, industrial, and recreational real property appeals, as well as industrial personal property appeals. 

Bar Admissions

Michigan, 1994

Education
University of Detroit Mercy, J.D., summa cum laude

  • Law Review, Editor
University of Michigan, B.B.A.

Areas of Practice

  • Construction Law
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation
  • Litigation
  • Property Tax Appeals

Professional Career



Professional Associations
  • Oakland County Bar Association

Articles

Additional Articles
  • University of Detroit Mercy Law Review "Bearing the Burden of Strict Scrutiny in the Wake of Simon & Schuster, Inc. v. Members of the New York State Crime Victims Board: A Constitutional Analysis of Michigan's 'Son of Sam' Law"

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