Andrew Z. Spilkin

Andrew Z. Spilkin

Bodman PLC

Recognized since 2009

Troy, Michigan

Practice Areas

Real Estate Law

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Mr. Spilkin serves as primary real estate counsel for large corporate clients, particularly those in the automotive industry, in matters involving the purchase of real estate for development, the sale of excess real estate, and their general day-to-day real estate activities.

His real estate practice also includes the representation of buyers, sellers and developers in commercial, industrial and residential purchases and sales ranging from single family homes to multi-million dollar complex transactions. He has significant experience drafting and negotiating commercial and residential leases and subleases for both landlords and tenants, including leases and ground leases for office, retail, and manufacturing space, as well as cell tower leases. Mr. Spilkin also represents owners and developers in construction projects and represents landlords and tenants in lease disputes.

Mr. Spilkin’s banking practice focuses on the representation of lenders and borrowers in real estate financing transactions, including mortgage, land development, and construction lending for all types of commercial and residential projects.

Mr. Spilkin is listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2017 under Real Estate Law, in Michigan Super Lawyers 2008 as a Rising Star under Real Estate, in Michigan Super Lawyers 2016 under Real Estate, and in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2017 under Real Estate. He is listed as a 2017 "Top Lawyer" by DBusiness magazine. Mr. Spilkin is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Spilkin is currently President of CoreNet Global’s Michigan Chapter. He serves on the Salvation Army Advisory Council for the Southeast Michigan Adult Rehabilitation Center and on the Board of Trustees of Temple Kol Ami.


  • 201 West Big Beaver Road, Suite 500
    Troy, MI 48084


  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, J.D.
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, BBA

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, State Bar of Michigan


  • CoreNet Global - President, Michigan Chapter
  • Salvation Army, Southeast Michigan Adult Rehabilitation Center - Member, Advisory Council
  • State Bar of Michigan - Member, Real Property and Business Law Sections
  • Temple Kol Ami - Member, Board of Trustees

Bodman PLC
Headquarters: Detroit, Michigan

66 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

25 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

Full Firm Profile

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Real Estate Law

Special Focus

  • Commercial
  • Commercial Landlord Tenant
  • Construction
  • Corporate
  • Finance
  • Industrial
  • Residential
  • Tax
  • Tax Certiorari
  • Title Matters
  • Transactions


  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2017
  • Michigan Super Lawyers 2016
  • 2017 "Top Lawyer" by DBusiness magazine
  • AVĀ® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

"Andrew Spilkin is a smart, efficient attorney with great follow-up and organizational skills. He cuts to the chase and gets things done."

"Bodman LLP attorney, Andy Spilkin, has been a great asset to me and my organization on more than one occasion. Andy provided us with invaluable legal advice regarding numerous real estate transactions. He also did an excellent job explaining complex issues in simple and easy to understand terms that helped us make the best decision for our organization."

- Justin Turk (Detroit Lions), Detroit, MI

"In my experience, Andy has always been well prepared for meetings and is experienced in identifying the relevant business issues that need to be addressed. Additionally, I have grown accustomed to his professionalism and responsiveness, and I am very confident in his abilities. His expertise in real estate law has been invaluable in my opinion."

"Andrew Spilkin is an excellent, practical attorney. We have cut our spending dramatically by outsourcing our real estate work to Andy."

"Andrew Spilkin is a productive, responsive attorney with strong drafting and communication skills."

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