Mr. Gonway specializes in real estate, mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions, family offices and secured lending. His experience includes the acquisition, financing, construction, development and leasing of all types of commercial real estate (with particular expertise in multi-family housing), as well as the representation of clients in all aspects of corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and commercial transactions, including complex franchise acquisitions and private equity syndications.
In his Family Office practice, Mr. Gonway assists high net worth families, asset managers, and advisors in wealth protection strategies including strategic planning, due diligence, investment management, family philanthropy, office formation and operation, counseling clients on tax efficient structures and strategies for wealth management and wealth transfer.
Mr. Gonway received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the Wayne State University School of Law. Prior to attending law school, he received his undergraduate degree in Political Theory from James Madison College at Michigan State University, with additional studies in history and political economics. He is a member of the Real Property, Business Law and Taxation Sections of the State Bar of Michigan.