Michael is experienced in helping clients avoid disputes before they happen. But when they do, he uses his nearly twenty years’ of litigation experience to resolve franchise, business, corporate, real estate and employment disputes in state and federal courts as well as through arbitration and mediation.
Michael also counsels individuals and businesses in a wide range of complex corporate matters. He represents clients in the purchase and sale of businesses, managing franchises and franchise systems, the preparation of operating and partnership agreements, lease negotiations, employment matters and general corporate transactions.
Michael is an accomplished author and speaker, often participating in franchise programs with the American Bar Association’s Forum on Franchising and the Chicago Bar Association.