BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., March 14, 2011 — Darius Dynkowski, partner with Bloomfield Hills-based Ackerman Ackerman & Dynkowski, P.C. has been appointed as the Michigan representative for the Owners’ Counsel of America. Managing Partner Alan T. Ackerman made the announcement.
The Owners’ Counsel of America (OCA) is an organization that brings together the most experienced eminent domain attorneys in the country to protect the rights of private property owners. OCA attorneys are in private practice and represent property owners in cases against the government, utilities and any other entity armed with the power to condemn. An attorney from nearly every state in the country is selected to represent those in need of eminent domain legal assistance in his or her state.
A position formerly held by managing partner Alan Ackerman, Darius was appointed as the Michigan representative for OCA in 2011.
He is a 1993 graduate of Wayne State University, and he received his Juris Doctor degree from the Detroit College of Law in 1996. A frequently published author, he serves as the Co-Chair of the American Bar Association Condemnation Law Committee and the Chair of the American Bar Association Real Property/Condemnation/Eminent Domain Committee. Darius has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Detroit Law School since 2002 and at Michigan State University College of Law since 2009. He also sits on the Michigan State Board of Real Estate Appraisers, to which he was originally appointed in 2004.
Bloomfield Hills-based Ackerman Ackerman & Dynkowski is a condemnation and eminent domain law firm that exclusively represents landowners. Since the early 1940’s, the firm has helped property owners collect hundreds of millions of dollars in fair compensation from settlements, mediation and jury verdicts related to property takings.