About the Editor

Vicki R. Harding photoVicki R. Harding was a partner in the Detroit office of Pepper Hamilton LLP who moved to Arizona seeking warmer weather. As a solo practitioner Ms. Harding continues to handle commercial transactions with an emphasis on real estate and bankruptcy issues (but no longer owns a snow shovel).

Ms. Harding represents clients in a broad range of matters involving real estate, including real estate acquisitions and dispositions, financings and workouts, leasing and zoning, and has significant experience with real estate transactions handled through bankruptcy proceedings.

Ms. Harding is a Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers.  She has been listed in Who’s Who Legal: USA – Real Estate and in The Best Lawyers in America in both Real Estate Law and Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law, and was selected for inclusion on the Michigan Super Lawyers lists. She was also selected as The Best Lawyers’ Detroit Real Estate Law “Lawyer of the Year” for 2016.

Ms. Harding has published and spoken on a variety of topics, and is co-author of the book, Michigan Limited Liability Company Forms and Practice Manual 2d ed. 1999.

Ms. Harding earned her J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 1977, following her graduation, summa cum laude, from the University of Texas at Austin in 1974, with a B.A. in mathematics.

Ms. Harding is a member of the Michigan, District of Columbia, Texas and now Arizona bars.