Joseph W. Lash


Assistant - Laura Perkett -

Joe is a Shareholder in the Firm.  He concentrates his practice on business law and commercial real estate.  He represents a wide variety of clients, such as entrepreneurs, real estate developers, manufacturers, physicians, dentists, physical therapists, banks, landlords and tenants, in all aspects of their business.  This includes assisting clients with the formation of business entities; negotiation of leases (shopping center, industrial, office, etc.); syndication of investment opportunities; negotiation of loan documents; and purchase and sale of businesses, land and buildings. Joe is known as a “deal maker,” who uses his experience and expertise to help his clients achieve their goals in an efficient manner.


Memberships/ Associations

  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Note, "Wisconsin v. Mitchell & R.A.V. v. St. Paul: Developing a Constitutional Test for Ethnic Intimidation Laws" 40:4 Wayne Law Review 1653 (1994)
  • Article, "What Do Those ©®TMSM Symbols Mean Anyway?" 8 Laches 372 (1997)
  • Article, "Beware of the Homestead Trap!" 8 Laches 418 (2000)
  • Assistant Editor of Wayne Law Review, 1993-94
  • Chairman, Oakland County Bar Association Real Estate Committee, 2001-02
Civic / Community
  • Member, Board of Directors for the Fresh Air Society, 2009-Present
  • Officer, Fresh Air Society, 2011-Present
  • President, Fresh Air Society, 2018-Present
  • Educator, Junior Achievement Program at Burton Elementary School
  • Member, Executive Walk Team, Boys & Girls Clubs of South Oakland County, 2008 & 2009
  • Presidents Award, Tamarack Camps, 2011
  • Michigan Super Lawyer Rising Star® 2008