Mike has been with the firm since 1967 and served as the firm’s managing partner for most of the 1990s. Highly experienced, Mike has represented clients in thousands of real estate transactions involving shopping centers and retail properties, office buildings, mixed use projects, golf course development, hotel properties and financing. He offers deep insight, is active in the community, and has written and spoken on legal issues extensively.
Real Estate Focus
Widely recognized for his experience and insight in real estate law, Mike’s practice emphasizes commercial development, leasing and financing matters. Regarded by clients for his prompt, thorough and practical guidance, Mike has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America each year since 1986.
Throughout his career, Mike has been a frequent speaker before numerous organizations, including the CEB, the International Council of Shopping Centers, the National Retail Tenants Association and the State Bar of California. He is a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (elected in 1988) and has been an active member in many real estate trade and community organizations, including as a board member.