Blake earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Michigan State University and his Juris Doctor from Case Western Reserve University School of Law. While in law school, Blake clerked for the City of Cleveland’s Law Department and the Office of the United States Attorney, Northern District of Ohio.
Before joining Bloom Sluggett, Blake worked in the real estate department of a large diversified utility company, and prior to that, he represented wireless carriers in land use and zoning matters. He has extensive experience with transactional real estate including property purchases, easements, leases, and licenses. Blake has also advised wireless carriers on numerous politically sensitive and complex land use and zoning issues.
Blake lives in Grand Rapids, and in his spare time, he enjoys hiking, biking, and gardening.