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Bridget L. Underhill

Bridget L. Underhill

Associate

WSG Practice Industries

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Dykema
Michigan, U.S.A.

Profile

Bridget L. Underhill is a real estate associate in Dykema’s Bloomfield Hills, Michigan office. Her practice focuses on commercial real estate transactions including leasing, lending, and purchase and sale transactions.

Ms. Underhill graduated magna cum laude from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law in May 2020. While in law school, Ms. Underhill served as the Symposium Director of the Law Review in which she directed the 2019 Symposium on Race, Class, and Environmental Justice. She was also the President of the American Constitution Society, Secretary of the Women’s Law Caucus, and founder of the Distinguished Alumni Portrait Committee which commissioned the first alumni portrait of an African American and of a woman at her law school.

She worked as a student attorney at the Federal Pro Se Clinic in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan and as a judicial intern in the chambers of the Honorable Phillip J. Shefferly at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. Ms. Underhill was also a volunteer student attorney in Project Access, an expungement clinic that traveled to six rural Michigan counties to provide free legal services.

Ms. Underhill was selected for the 2020 Ralph M. Freeman Scholarship for excelling in Civil Procedure and for best representing the concepts of civility and professionalism. She was also a Dean Scholar and achieved top scholar awards in Professional Responsibility and National Security law. Prior to joining Dykema, Ms. Underhill worked as a staff attorney at Lakeshore Legal Aid representing tenants in Landlord-Tenant proceedings.

Bar Admissions

Michigan, 2020

Education

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2020 Grand Valley State University, B.A., 2015 Università delgi Studi di Perugia, 2012 Università per Stranieri di Perugia, 2012
Areas of Practice

Affordable Housing & Community Development | Real Estate

Articles

The Eviction Moratorium: A Texas Federal Court Holds the CDC Lacks Authority to Regulate Private Property Rights—BUT Eviction Moratorium Remains
Dykema, March 2021

On Thursday, February 25, 2021, a Federal Court Judge in the Eastern District of Texas sided with a group of landlords by holding that the eviction moratorium instituted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is unconstitutional by extending “far beyond the legitimate scope of federal power...

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