Norman Hyman represents a broad spectrum of developer and user clients in matters of zoning and land use planning and has participated in numerous environmental and zoning cases in Michigan courts, including several cases before the Michigan Supreme Court.
In addition to his experience in land use and zoning issues, Mr. Hyman has represented homeowners’ associations and has served as special counsel to several municipalities on matters of zoning and land use. Mr. Hyman was a member of the Urban Land Institute for 30 years, serving on the Development Regulations Council between 1985 and 2000.
Mr. Hyman has been listed numerous times in the “Best Lawyers in America” and is currently a “Michigan Super Lawyer.”
Mr. Hyman is a frequent guest panel member in bar association-sponsored seminars on trial practice and has published several articles on zoning and land use. Recent publications are:
- Michigan Medical Marijuana Act Preempts Zoning Ordinance Penalizing MMMA-Compliant Use, State Bar of Michigan, Real Property Law Section’s April 2014 eNewsletter
- Bonner v City of Brighton: A Critique of the Michigan Supreme Court’s decision on How to Abate a Public Nuisance, Michigan Real Property Review, Spring/Summer 2014 issue