I am a corporate attorney who devotes my practice to commercial and real estate matters worldwide.

Mr. Wise's practice has a particular emphasis on business mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, corporate counseling, contract negotiations and drafting, and financing, including asset-based lines of credit, unsecured lines of credit, and real estate financing.

He also represents international firms and joint ventures doing business in the U.S., as well as U.S. firms in their foreign commercial transactions and acquisitions.


Business & Corporate

Our business is business–your business. We offer vast experience in a full array of corporate legal services.



  • Universitaet Muenchen, Faekultaet fuer Rechtswissenschaft, Munchen, Germany, 1962-1963
    • Honors: Ford Foundation Grant
  • University of Michigan Law School, 1962
    • J.D.
  • College of the Holy Cross, 1959
    • A.B., cum laude, History


  • Brighton Hospital, Chair
  • Providence Hospital and Medical Centers
    • Board of Trustees, 1995-2002
  • American Bar Association
  • International Bar Association


  • Michigan, 1963
  • District of Columbia, 1966

Professional Achievements

  • Michigan Leading Lawyers, 2017-2020
  • Michigan Super Lawyers, 2010-2014
  • dbusiness, "Top Lawyers," 2010; 2020
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating
  • Ford Foundation Grant to Study German Law
    • University of Munich Law Facility, 1962-1963