Nathan Upfal

Of Counsel

Nathan Upfal

Of Counsel

Nathan Upfal

Nathan Upfal devotes his practice to business law, mergers and acquisitions, real estate transactions and leasing, commercial lending, and corporate finance.

For more than 30 years, Nathan has represented individuals, partnerships, limited liability companies, public and privately held corporations, and non-profits in a range of transactional matters – in Michigan, throughout the U.S., and around the world. In the business arena, he counsels clients from formation to divestiture and dissolution, advising them on legal and non-legal issues that impact their growth, people, and the bottom line.

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Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • State of Michigan


University of Michigan Law School
Juris Doctor, 1984


University of Michigan
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Government, with high distinction, 1980

  • James Angell Scholar
  • Branstrom Freshman Prize Winner
  • Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society

Professional Groups

  • State Bar of Michigan
    • Business Law, Master Lawyers, and Real Property Law Sections


  • Tax-Exempt Organizations Under Code Section 501(c)(3), 1988


  • Detroit Public Library TIP Series Workshop

In the Community

  • Forgotten Harvest, Trustee
  • Jewish Community Center, Trustee
  • Jewish Senior Life, Past Trustee

Honors & Awards

  • AV Preeminent Lawyer – Peer Review Rating of 4.9 out of 5.0 (Martindale Hubbell)
  • Michigan Top Lawyers