Michael J. Lubben

Michael J. Lubben

Gibbons P.C.

Recognized since 2008

Newark, New Jersey

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law

Corporate Law

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Michael J. Lubben is a Director of Gibbons P.C., practicing in the Corporate Department and a member of the firm's Distressed Situations Group.
Mr. Lubben has had extensive experience with financial, corporate and business matters for a variety of private and public companies including healthcare companies, banks, governmental authorities and charter schools. Mr. Lubben’s practice focuses on transactional work, with an emphasis on real estate financing transactions, issues relating to the Uniform Commercial Code and cross-border transactions. He is also actively involved in the representation of companies in the healthcare field, both on a transactional basis and for general counsel purposes. He regularly counsels clients with respect to joint ventures and strategic alliances, shareholder disputes, sales, distribution and agency agreements, the formation and structure of business entities, and the merger, acquisition and disposition of business interests. He has represented investors, banks and other financial institutions, governmental authorities, and businesses in, among other matters, secured commercial financings, lease securitizations and financings (including mezzanine lending, sale-leasebacks and lease-leasebacks), syndications and participations in multi-lender financings, trading of distressed debt, bond indenture financings, securitizations, workouts of C & I loans, real estate loans, letters of credit, restructurings of large businesses and foreclosures.

Mr. Lubben was elected chair of the Banking Law Section of the NJ State Bar Association in 2013 for a 2 year term.


  • One Gateway Center
    Newark, NJ 07102-5310


  • New York Law School, graduated 1996

Bar Admissions

  • New York, New York State Bar Association
  • New Jersey, New Jersey State Bar Association


  • Build with Purposes, Inc. (formerly Real Estate and Advisory Development Services, Inc.) - Secretary and Board Member
  • NJ State Bar Association - Chairman, Section on Banking Law, 2013

Gibbons P.C.
Headquarters: Newark, New Jersey

55 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Corporate Law

Special Focus

  • Acquisition Finance
  • Asset-Based Lending
  • Commercial Finance
  • COVID-19
  • Derivatives
  • Finance
  • Loan Documentation
  • Real Estate
  • Restructurings
  • Syndicate Transaction Lending
  • Synthetic Leasing
  • Uniform Commercial Code


  • Cornerstone Honoree of Build with Purpose, Inc., 2013
  • AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

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