ANN ARBOR, MI OFFICE Domino's Farms, Lobby D
24 Frank Lloyd Wright Drive
Ann Arbor, Michigan

OFFICE PHONE 734-665-4441
Edwin L. Pear

Edwin Pear

Ed’s practice is devoted to estate planning, business matters and commercial and residential real estate. He has handled and negotiated countless real estate transactions of significant value including development transactions and lease arrangements for buyers, sellers, developers, landlords and tenants. His expertise in business matters includes business formation, structure and operation (corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and limited partnerships) mergers, acquisitions, sales and purchases, and business and commercial litigation. Estate planning is a major part of Ed’s practice and he is recognized as one of the premier estate planners in southeast Michigan. Ed has been recognized as a Michigan Super Lawyer in the area of Estate Planning and Probate. He served as the Ann Arbor City Attorney (1973-1975). He is AV® Peer Review Rated, the highest possible rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the most widely recognized assessment of a lawyer’s ethical standards and professional ability, as evaluated by other members of the Bar and the judiciary.

Areas of Practice
• Estate Planning
• Corporations and Business Planning
• Real Estate
• Commercial Real Estate and Leasing

Professional Associations
• State Bar of Michigan (50 year member)
• Washtenaw County Bar Association; President 1979-1980

Community Service
Ed has served on the Board and as Chairman of the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority. He has contributed years of service and has supported local non-profits including Jewish Family Services and the Jewish Federation of Greater Ann Arbor, among others.

Bar Admissions
• U.S. Supreme Court
• U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
• U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
• U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan

Education
• J.D., Wayne State University Law School
• B.A., University of Michigan