David P. Larsen - Bodman PLC

David P. Larsen

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2003

Mr. Larsen represents individual clients and financial institutions in the areas of estate planning, estate and trust administration, trust litigation, estate and gift tax, real estate transactions, the purchase, sale and lease of aircraft and watercraft, and closely-held business transactions and succession.

Mr. Larsen has been named a 2016 "Lawyer of the Year" for Litigation- Trusts and Estates by The Best Lawyers in America. Mr. Larsen is listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2016 (for over ten years) under Trusts and Estates and Litigation-Trusts & Estates and listed in Michigan Super Lawyers 2007-2015 under Estate Planning & Probate. He is listed as a 2016 "Top Lawyer" by DBusiness magazine. He is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Larsen holds the following positions, among others:

  • Trustee, Alma College
  • Trustee, Matilda Wilson Fund
  • Board Member, Detroit Crime Commission
  • Member, Legal and Financial Network, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan
  • Vice Chair, Bodman PLC Executive Committee

Alma CollegeBA 1984Wake Forest University Law SchoolJ.D. 1987
Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association

Client Comments

"Although David Larsen has become a good friend, I have many different interests in my life that call for a strong, creative, and quick thinking attorney to be watching out for me. I am an entrepreneur with multiple businesses. David Larsen is able to be of fine counsel in all of them and a confidant for those and every other aspect of my life."

"Dave Larsen has led me through a variety of difficult negotiations and assignments during my career. Dave is my go to person for referrals within Bodman and he gets me to the right person. Dave has always met my expectations, and I have high expectations."

-Robert A. Sajdak
Senior Vice President and Sales Manager
Reliance Trust Company of Delaware

"David Larsen is integral to our family planning three generations out. He interacts professionally with all of us and his advice is always direct and unbiased. We have been able to make the hard decisions with Dave's help."

"Dave is an extremely competent, responsive, client-focused attorney. He provides practical, effective solutions to issues with excellent insight into the business aspects of the matter being addressed. I am always confident in my level of representation when Dave is acting on our behalf."

-Peter W. Ronan
President and CEO
Citizens Bank Wealth Management

Office Location

Ford Field, Sixth Floor
1901 Saint Antoine Street
Detroit, MI 48226
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Trusts and Estates of the Detroit Metro Area
David P. Larsen has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!

Practice Areas

Litigation - Trusts and Estates
Trusts and Estates (Estate Planning, Probate, Tax, Trust Administration)