Attorney, Solo Private Practice, 1993-present, 1983-92,
1979-81, 1965-69; Of Counsel, Rubenstein, Isaacs,
Haroutunian & Sobel, P.C., 1992-93; Partner, Zemke &
Hirschhorn, P.C., 1981-83; Partner, Boigon & Hirschhorn,
P.C., 1969-79; Partner, Gold & Hirschhorn, 1961-65
Primarily engaged in a general practice focusing on
litigation of the above law specialties, as well as
landlord/tenant and real property law cases. Represented
three different owners of Universal Mall for over 25
years handling lease issues, liability issues to tenants
and patrons, handled zoning issue with City of Warren
for construction of Mervyn’s. Represent LA insurance
agencies in entity formation, franchising, real estate
purchases, and leases for more than 100 offices in
Michigan. Sit as a case evaluator in Macomb, Oakland,
and Wayne counties.
Alternative Dispute Resolution Experience
Has acted as an Arbitrator in Real Estate Construction
Issues, Developer Disputes, Contract Disputes, Credit
Card Disputes, Medical Malpractice Arbitration,
Corporate Shareholder Disputes, Partnership Disputes,
Law Firm Dissolution Disputes, Breach of Contract Cases,
Minority Shareholder Disputes, Commercial Collection
cases, Business break-ups.
Alternative Dispute Resolution Training
AAA – Labor Arbitrator I, 2010; AAA Pro Se: Managing
Cases Involving Self-Represented Parties (ACE002), 2008;
AAA Arbitration Awards: Safeguarding, Deciding & Writing
Awards (ACE001), 2008; AAA Chairing an Arbitration
Panel: Managing Procedures, Process & Dynamics (ACE005),
2006; AAA Dealing With Delay Tactics in Arbitration
(ACE004), 03/06; ACE003 – Arbitrator Ethics &
Disclosure, 12/04; Arbitrator Update 2003; AAA
Commercial Arbitrator II Training, Detroit, 10/02;
AAA/Oakland County Bar, Facilitation Workshop, 6/99; AAA
Commercial Arbitrator Training, Southfield, 2/99; AAA
Lender Liability Training 12/93.
Admitted to the Bar: Michigan, 1960; U.S. District
Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1960; U.S. Court of
Appeals, 6th Circuit, 1986.
American Bar Association; State Bar of Michigan; Oakland
County Bar Association; Commercial Law League of
America; American Bankruptcy Institute.
Recipient of the Roberts P. Hudson Award from the State
Bar of Michigan in 1979.
Michigan State University (BA, with honors-1957); Wayne
State University (JD-1960).
Publications and Speaking Engagements
Have spoken on Commercial Law Collections for the
Michigan Institute for Continuing Legal Education and
spoken on Leases for the Real Property Law Section of
the State Bar of Michigan.