Our Attorneys.


Laura M. Hallahan
(248) 731-3090

Laura M. Hallahan


Laura Hallahan has specialized in handling all types of property tax matters for more than 27 years.  Her extensive experience before the Michigan Tax Tribunal has included handling tax appeals involving real properties, such as the Centerpointe Mall, Eastland Mall, Electrolux, Ford Motor Company, Galleria Office Center, Hawthorne Metal, Hilton, Holiday Inn, Home Depot, Inergy Automotive, Lowe's, Marriott, Meijer's, Northland Shopping Center, Red Roof Inn, Summit Mall, Target, Town Center, Walmart and Westin, and personal properties owned by companies such as AT&T, Nextel, Sprint and Xerox.

Laura has been a speaker before the Real Estate Section of the Michigan State Bar, Southeast Chapter of the Michigan Assessors Association, Wayne County Association of Assessing Officers, Building Owners and Managers Association International, Sterling Education Services and the Michigan Municipal League.  Laura also co-authored Michigan Property Tax, the Michigan Tax Tribunal:  An Overview for Municipal Officials and Practitioners and the Michigan Chapter of Property Taxation in the American Bar Association Deskbook.  Laura has taught Estate & Gift Taxation as an adjunct professor at the University of Detroit Law School.  Her Martindale Hubbell rating is AV.



New York University
LL.M. in Taxation, 1989

Detroit College of Law
Juris Doctor, 1988

Hillsdale College
B.A., Political Science, English, 1985

Activities & Affiliations

• Tax Section, State Bar of Michigan
• Oakland County Bar Association
• Michigan Assessors Association

Bar Admissions

• State Bar of Michigan, 1989
• District of Columbia Bar, 1990



Seth A. O'Loughlin
(248) 731-3087

Seth A. O'Loughlin


Seth O'Loughlin specializes in representing clients in all aspects of Michigan property tax law.  Prior to joining the firm in 2015, Seth spent a year and a half as a law clerk at the Michigan Tax Tribunal.  Since joining the firm, he has successfully represented both local units of government and taxpayers in proceedings before the Michigan Tax Tribunal, State Tax Commission and circuit courts.



Michigan State University
College of Law

Juris Doctor, 2015

Ohio Wesleyan University
B.A., History, 2012

Activities & Affiliations

•Michigan State University College of Law

  • Magna Cum Laude
  • Trial Practice Institute Certification
  • Jurisprudence Award: Consumer Bankruptcy
  • Managing Editor of Articles, Journal of Business and Securities Law

•Ohio Wesleyan University

  • Phi Alpha Theta, Gamma Sigma Alpha, Chi Phi

Bar Admissions

• State Bar of Michigan, 2015