The firm specializes in providing legal services in all types of property tax matters for:
MUNICIPALITIES AND LOCAL taxing UNITS OF GOVERNMENT
The firm has represented more than 40 municipalities and local taxing units of government at all stages of the property tax appeal process from the Michigan Tax Tribunal through the Michigan Supreme Court, as well as for various other matters before the Michigan State Tax Commission.
BUSINESSES AND INDIVIDUALS
The firm has represented hundreds of businesses and individuals in property tax appeals across the State of Michigan ranging from Fortune 500 and publicly traded companies to homeowners.
The firm also handles other areas of law including:
estate planning, probate, real estate, commercial transactions and generaL litigation
Laura M. Hallahan is well known as one of the top property tax lawyers in the State of Michigan. Throughout her career, Laura has successfully represented numerous cities, townships, counties, businesses and individuals on both sides of the tax appeal process. As a result of her extensive experience, Laura has developed a unique and effective rapport with the Tribunal staff and members, as well as taxing authorities and assessors, opposing counsels and taxpayer representatives. Laura has successfully represented clients in tax appeals involving all types of real property, including regional shopping centers, retail strip centers, big box stores (e.g., Home Depot, Lowe's, Meijer's, Target, Walmart), office and industrial buildings, auto plants, apartment complexes, medical facilities, department anchor stores, golf courses, hotels and resorts. Laura also has successfully handled personal property tax matters involving both owned and leased telecommunications, cable, office, industrial and construction equipment.
Laura has saved her clients millions of dollars.
Seth A. O'Loughlin has been with the firm since 2015. A former clerk at the Michigan Tax Tribunal, Seth has successfully resolved tax appeals involving a variety of commercial properties, including gas stations, golf courses and country clubs, airport hangers and other properties.