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Detroit—December 1, 2021—Detroit-based land use, business and denominational trust law firm Dalton & Tomich ispleased to welcome attorney John Stoddard to the firm as a partner. Daniel Dalton, co-founder of Dalton & Tomich, announced Stoddard’s arrival.
Joining Dalton & Tomich most recently from a Detroit-area corporate litigation firm, Stoddard possesses nearly 30 years of legal experience, including roles as litigation manager for a publicly traded finance company, managing attorney, and partner for firms throughout Michigan that represent financial institutions, court-appointed receivers, and bankruptcy trustees. At Dalton & Tomich, he will focus his practice on banking, finance, bankruptcy, and commercial litigation, in addition to the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA)and trust clause litigation.
“We are excited to bring John onboard,” Dalton said. “His diverse legal experience will be an asset to our firm’s real estate, business law and RLUIPA practices. Plus, his track record of client-focused advocacy brings tremendous value and opportunities for further growth to Dalton & Tomich.”
Stoddard holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Notre Dame and a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from Albion College. Before returning to his native Michigan in 1999, he practiced law in Indiana for several years. He is admitted to practice law in Michigan and Indiana and is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the American Bar Association.
Stoddard resides with his family in Plymouth, Michigan.
About Dalton + Tomich
Detroit-based Dalton & Tomich PLC is a versatile law firm representing property owners in site plan approvals, zoning appeals and land use disputes involving zoning, easements, boundary line disputes and access to water. The firm also works with lending institutions and privately held businesses, often in a general counsel capacity. Further, serving as a partner to religious organizations, Dalton + Tomich is a national leader in religious property law land use, notably with cases related to the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA) and denominational splits. Learn more about our services for businesses and religious organizations at https://www.daltontomich.com/.
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