We are a firm that listens; understands your business and industry; keeps you informed; provides clear, direct and practical legal advice; asks appropriate questions; clearly explains the relevant aspects of your case; checks egos at the door; empathizes and respects your business, professional and personal situation; maintains a laser focus on your unique legal needs; and practices law with a passion.
Michael's practice areas include: business organizations, corporations, land-use regulation, real estate transactions, estate planning, government regulation, family law, and civil litigation. He has major law firm and in-house counsel experience. He is also a real estate broker (FL) and former real estate development executive with Lincoln Property Company, Oxford Development Enterprises, Inc., Cadillac Fairview Corporation and Campeau Corporation.
Stanford Law School--JD
Stanford Graduste School of Business--MBA
Stanford University--BA with Honors
I originally met Michael when he was a student at the Stanford Law School. After he graduated, and over a period of 20+ years, I worked with him on many complex business, real estate and legal matters. He is a very effective, knowledgeable, personable and resourceful attorney as well as real estate developer with extensive acquisition, sales, development, leasing, construction and asset management experience. You will enjoy working with him.
Chairman, Standard Management Company
Los Angeles, California
Chairman Emeritus, Stanford Professionals in Real Estate (SPIRE)