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Marvin Bynum

Marvin C. Bynum II


Meet Marvin

Marvin Bynum is a member of the Real Estate practice and is based in the firm’s Milwaukee office. Marvin tackles challenges with a pragmatic, level-headed approach, partnering with clients engaged in a gamut of commercial real estate transactions, including development, financing, leasing, acquisition, disposition and low-income housing tax credit-financed development. He is experienced in representing local, regional, national and multinational companies, and he understands issues from multiple vantage points, including those of institutional lenders and borrowers, landlords and tenants, manufacturers and startup entrepreneurs, and nonprofit organizations and tribal entities.

At Godfrey & Kahn, Marvin serves as co-chair of the firm's Recruiting and Fellowship Committees, is a member of the Board of Directors, and has assisted with several special projects and initiatives, including design and planning efforts for the 833 East building project. Marvin also teaches a course on real estate transactions at his alma mater, Marquette University Law School. 

While in law school, Marvin served as Editor in Chief of the Marquette Law Review and authored “Testing the Waters: Assessing Wisconsin’s Regulatory Climate for Offshore Wind Projects” (93 Marq. L. Rev. 1533 (2010)), which won the Golden Quill Award for the outstanding student-written article published in the Marquette Law Review.

Prior to law school, Marvin worked for six years as a journalist, both as an editor for a Madison-based sports business magazine and as a freelance reporter for daily newspapers in Michigan and Wisconsin.

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