Bar Admissions

1981, Michigan
Also admitted, United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
United States District Courts, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan


B.A., Western Michigan University, magna cum laude, 1978
J.D., Wayne State University, 1981

Professional Affiliations

Michigan State Bar Real Estate and Business Law Sections
Chairperson, 1999-2000, Michigan State Bar Litigation Section
Member of Michigan State Bar Real Estate Section Commercial Real Estate Development and Ownership Committee

AV Rating by Martindale Hubbell


With over 30 years of broadly based experience, Mr. Farmer now concentrates his practice in the areas of real estate, business and commercial litigation.

Represented sellers, buyers and borrowers in negotiating and closing commercial real estate transactions, including commercial buildings, multi-family and manufactured housing communities, entity formation and structuring totaling over $100 million, involving multi-layer and securitized loans

Contract negotiation, entity formation and structuring

Counsel to automotive suppliers, manufacturers, retailers of machinery, retail and outdoor products, owners, landlords and managers of commercial and multi-family properties