Michael’s practice focuses primarily on the representation of financial institutions and private lenders in connection with commercial lending transactions and workouts, with an emphasis on construction loans, C&I financing transactions involving complex collateral, loan syndications and participations, and healthcare financing.
Michael also regularly advises clients on a variety of real estate matters, including commercial leases, the purchase and sale of real property, and forming partnerships and limited liability companies for real estate investment and development. Michael is active in several industry and trade groups and is focused on the real estate-related issues clients regularly face in both residential construction and income property markets.
Michael regularly assists international, national and regional lenders in connection with documenting, negotiating and closing complex commercial loans and, if circumstances dictate, restructuring problem loans and advising clients in connection with workouts. In order to obtain the best results for clients in financing transactions and maintain a high-volume practice with an emphasis on efficient documentation and a smooth closing process, Michael oversees a talented and energetic team of attorneys and paralegals that are dedicated to achieving clients’ goals and meeting deadlines.