Michael prides himself on being a trusted resource for his clients and for senior counsel within the firm. Creative by nature, he develops a solid understanding of a client’s business and uses his sound judgement, negotiating skills, and creative thinking to help them achieve their goals in a practical and cost-effective manner.
Michael’s practice encompasses all aspects of commercial leasing. Landlords, tenants, developers, property managers and lenders with commercial leasing needs have all relied on him for guidance on their projects.
Michael regularly advises and assists companies ranging in size from start-ups to global enterprises with the negotiation, drafting, and review of retail, office and industrial leases. He also advises on related issues such as redevelopments, default and termination.
Michael also maintains a broad corporate and commercial practice, which includes the drafting and negotiation of a wide variety of commercial agreements, including shareholders, licensing and service agreements, and agreements of purchase and sale. He also has significant transactional experience relating to mergers and acquisitions, financings, and corporate reorganizations.