The Mayor of Livonia, Maureen Miller Brosnan, appointed Collins Einhorn attorney Patrick D. Crandell to the Board of Review, which handles all tax assessment appeals in the city of Livonia. The board is responsible for determining who can increase or decrease any improper assessment. The Board of Review, comprised of business leaders and community representatives, has the authority to act on appeals of Classification, Equity, Hardship, Status, and Valuation.
In addition to Crandell’s involvement with the Livonia Board of Review, he also is a board member of the Livonia Economic Development Corporation. Additionally, he serves on the Oakland County Bar Association Legislative Committee and as a council member on the Insurance and Indemnity Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan’s Representative Assembly, the Livonia Chamber of Commerce, and the Armadillo Club.
A shareholder at Collins Einhorn, Crandell defends insurance coverage actions in both state and federal court. He has vast experience preparing coverage opinions, counseling insurance carriers on complex insurance coverage disputes, and handling construction and contractual matters. He has been listed as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers® Magazine for the past five years in a row and was listed as a DBusiness® Top Lawyer in Litigation – Insurance in 2018.
Crandell earned his undergraduate degree cum laude from the Western Michigan University and his law degree cum laude from Thomas M. Cooley Law School.