Attorney Heather Olson Selected for Leadership Oakland's LOXXVIII Class

September 20, 2017
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Heather M. Olson has been selected for Leadership Oakland LOXXVIII Cornerstone Class.

Ms. Olson is a Member in the firm’s Troy office. She has extensive experience representing lenders, special servicers and receivers in commercial real estate loan workouts, foreclosures, receiverships, and real estate sales throughout Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, and Indiana. She handles all stages of multimillion-dollar commercial loan workout and foreclosure matters including both litigation and transactional matters, such as, judicial and non-judicial foreclosures, receiver appointments and sales, forbearance, deed-in-lieu, deed-in-escrow, note sale and loan modification agreements and other related issues. Her work experience includes all property types, including office, retail, shopping malls, industrial, multi-family, mobile home parks and hospitality.

Ms. Olson is a Fellow of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys and is a nationally recognized speaker on commercial mortgage workout and foreclosure strategies. She is co-author of the Lexis-Nexis Michigan Real Estate Litigation Practice Guide on Foreclosure of Mortgages and Land Contracts; Receiverships. She is a Lifetime Fellow of the Oakland County Bar Foundation and a member of the State Bar of Michigan’s Real Property Law Section, the Oakland County Bar Association, Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) and the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council. She is also a member of the State Bars of New York, Ohio, and Illinois. She is recognized as a leader in her field by Michigan Super Lawyers Rising Stars. Ms. Olson received her B.A. from Hamilton College and her J.D. from Wayne State University Law School.

Each year, 50 developing leaders are selected for the Leadership Oakland Cornerstone Program. As part of the 9-month program, participants delve into the issues facing the region – from education, government and the justice system to health and human services and race and ethnic diversity. The goal is to take developing leaders and provide them with a rich network of colleagues, a deep understanding of the region’s challenges and the opportunity to achieve value for their organizations. To learn more, please visit
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