Wendy L. Zabriskie - Bodman PLC

Wendy L. Zabriskie

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010

Ms. Zabriskie has significant experience representing financial institutions in the structuring, negotiation, and documentation of commercial and real estate loans, including construction and end mortgage loans, working capital arrangements, acquisition and mezzanine facilities, leveraged buyout financings, and agented and syndicated transactions.

She represents several banks in complex, multi-million dollar real estate transactions, involving retail, office, residential, apartment, health care, office, and multi-use projects located throughout the United States. Ms. Zabriskie has experience in middle market loan transactions with borrowers in the automotive, manufacturing, health care, technology, leasing, and service industries. Ms. Zabriskie also has experience in commercial and real estate workouts and restructures.

Ms. Zabriskie has also represented real estate developers and investors in commercial, industrial, and residential acquisitions, sales, developments, and financings. Her corporate experience includes mergers, acquisitions, restructures, financings, securitizations, and general corporate, partnership and limited liability matters.

She is a member of the City of Birmingham Brownfield Redevelopment Authority and a former vice chairperson of the City of Royal Oak Zoning Board of Appeals. She volunteers as an attorney coach for the Mercy High School Mock Trial team.

Michigan State UniversityBA 1986 Wayne State University Law SchoolJ.D. 1991

Client Comments

"Wendy Zabriskie is a wonderful attorney; she does an extremely good job managing fees for cost sensitive clients and borrowers."

"Wendy is very client focused and serves as a valued advisor for the commercial banking area of the bank. She is efficient and consistently produces a high quality level of work."

"Wendy Zabriskie is one of the most respected banking attorneys in Southeast Michigan. Her extensive experience in preparing and negotiating commercial loan documents provides tremendous confidence to the client. Her work is always prepared timely and accurately, with follow-up that is unmatched in my experience. I would highly recommend her services to anyone looking for a top-notch commercial banking attorney."

"Ms. Zabriskie is highly knowledgeable, competent, and efficient. She balances the bank's requirements with the practical business aspects of loan documentation, and remains sensitive to bank-customer relationship issues. Ms. Zabriskie responds to our inquiries immediately and maintains control of the closing process. She exhibits the highest degree of integrity in all matters related to negotiation, consultation, and execution of transactions."

-Rinaldo A. Maffezzoli
Senior Vice President
Wells Fargo Bank

"Wendy is very knowledgeable in her area of expertise and is a great resource for a banker. She is at the top of our list as a specialist in banking and finance. She always responds timely and is as intelligent as she is efficient. My clients always respect her approach to the issues, which is invaluable with complex transactions."

"Wendy Zabriskie is an extremely smart lawyer. She contributes to my ability to offer clients competitive, robust financial products. Her understanding of banking law and experience with myriad banking products is a resource I enjoy having in my tool box. For over nine years she has been my primary legal partner and consultant."

Office Location

201 West Big Beaver Road, Suite 500
Troy, MI 48084
United States

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law