David C. Hill

Of Counsel
  • 171 Monroe Avenue N.W.
    Suite 1000
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2694

David C. Hill is a member of the Real Estate Department in Barnes & Thornburg’s Grand Rapids office.

Mr. Hill represents local and national real estate owners and developers related to acquisition, leasing, sale, financing, development and construction matters. His experience also extends to representation of private investors and lending institutions to structure loans for projects including construction, bridge and participating loans and loans secured by leases. Mr. Hill has acted as counsel in hundreds of such real estate and lending matters and has substantial experience, particularly in the negotiation and closing of sale and lease transactions for office, retail, multifamily, and medical clients.

Mr. Hill has been recognized on the Michigan Super Lawyers Rising Stars list since 2012. He was also named in 2014 on both the Grand Rapids Business Journal Forty Under 40 list and the Michigan Lawyers Weekly Up & Coming Lawyers List.

In the community, Mr. Hill is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and serves on its Real Property Law Section, Technology Committee and Nominations Committee. He is a member of the Grand Rapids Bar Association and a pro bono attorney with Legal Aid of Western Michigan.

Mr. Hill is a LEED Accredited Professional.

After graduating magna cum laude from Michigan State University with a B.A. in 2005, Mr. Hill earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from Wayne State University Law School in 2008. In law school, he was a member of the Order of the Coif, an editor of The Wayne Law Review.

Mr. Hill is admitted to practice in the state of Michigan.