Peter H. Webster Named Chairperson, Oakland County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority

Dickinson Wright Attorney Peter H. Webster Named Chairperson, Oakland County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority

Dickinson Wright attorney Peter H. Webster has been selected by the Oakland County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority to serve as its chairperson. The Oakland County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority is the administrative board set up to advance the goals of and accomplish the tasks identified for the Oakland Brownfield Initiative. Since the fall of 2000, Oakland County has been a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Brownfield Assessment Demonstration Pilot Community. This program makes Oakland County better able to protect its natural resources, particularly critical water and waterways, while restoring urban vitality and reusing developed properties. The Oakland County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority promotes financing incentives like single-business tax credits and increment financing to recover expenses for remediating and redeveloping contaminated property in Oakland County. Webster is a member in the Bloomfield Hills office of Dickinson Wright. He focuses his practice on real estate, business technology, commercial and business litigation, construction, product liability litigation and antitrust and trade regulation. He holds a bachelor's degree in Marine Engineering Systems from the United States Merchant Marine Academy, and a J.D. degree, cum laude, from Wayne State University Law School. In addition to his role as chairperson of the Oakland Country Brownfield Redevelopment Authority, Webster is a member of the Oakland County Business Roundtable, the Board of Trustees, Boys and Girls Club of South Oakland County and a life member of the Detroit Regional Chamber. He served as Oakland County Commissioner from 2001-2005, and has been a member of the Zoning Board of Appeals, Commissioner, and Mayor Pro Tem for the City of Royal Oak. About Dickinson Wright PLLC Dickinson Wright PLLC, founded in 1878, has more than 240 attorneys in offices located in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, and Washington, D.C. Dickinson Wright is a full-service law firm with more than 40 practice areas. For more information, visit
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