Michael’s practice involves the areas of business and commercial real estate, with emphasis on business acquisitions and dispositions, commercial real estate, finance transactions, general commercial transactions, and entity organization/formation issues.
He has significant experience handling real estate secured financings, complex acquisitions and dispositions, portfolio transactions, ground leases, sale/leasebacks, tax deferred exchanges and joint venture/partnership issues.
Michael has represented numerous privately held local companies in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, personal services, professional, technology, and sales/distribution, providing a wide range of advice and services.
Seattle-King County Bar Association
American Bar Association
Recognized by Seattle Magazine as one of Seattle’s top tax lawyers, 2001
Recognized by Washington CEO Magazine as one of Seattle’s top real estate transaction attorneys, 2006
L.L.M. (Tax), New York University School of Law
J.D., University of Washington School of Law
B.A., magna cum laude, University of Washington
U.S. District Court Western District of Washington