Alicia Schehr

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Summary

Alicia is an attorney in our Lending and Finance practice group. She began her career practicing bankruptcy, insolvency and reorganization, where she became proficient in bankruptcy and reorganization law. Alicia now focuses her practice on commercial finance and high-end real estate financing, specifically manufactured housing, senior living residences, and multi-family units. She assists in all aspects of financing for both borrowers and lenders, including strategic planning to poise her clients for success beyond their immediate need.

Alicia’s hands-on approach ensures that her client’s deal will close in a timely manner, and in the most cost-effective way possible. She assists with financing options, helps with acquisition and operational issues, and assists with the review and negotiation of documents. Alicia’s approach is a practical one, making her a trusted partner in her client’s overall success. She maintains her client’s best interest as her top priority. Her positive relationships with lenders and lender counsel keep the lines of communication open and timelines moving smoothly with less cost added. She considers herself a member of her clients’ team, going beyond the basics to ensure that all aspects of their transaction have been considered. She works closely with attorneys in our other practice groups to assist with each client’s individual needs.

Awards

  • Honoree, Michigan Super Lawyers Rising Star (2008-2012)

  • Honoree, 30 in their Thirties, DBusiness (2011)

Education

  • University of Michigan Law School

    cum laude

  • Michigan State University

Admissions

  • State - Michigan

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bankruptcy Institute

    Board Member, Central States Bankruptcy Workshop, 2003-2008
    Co-Chair, Materials, 2005-2008

  • Commercial Law League of America

    Executive Council, Bankruptcy Section 

  • National Association of Credit Managers, Great Lakes

    Director
    Vice-Chair/Secretary, 2002-2005

  • State Bar of Michigan

    Member

  • Turnaround Management Association

    Member
    Program Committee