Mike is a business and transactional lawyer concentrating primarily in the areas of commercial real estate transactions, commercial financing, general business transactions and estate planning and administration. In the area of general business and real estate transactions, he represents area businesses by providing counsel in the formation of corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies, in the acquisition, sale and merger of businesses, and in the acquisition and leasing of commercial real estate. In the area of commercial financing, he has represented commercial borrowers and area banking institutions in real estate-based and asset-based lending, with representative clients including regional and national banks. He also has over 20 years of experience as an estate planner and estate administrator, which includes the preparation and administration of wills and trusts and other estate planning and tax planning instruments.  He also has extensive experience in structuring forward and reverse tax-free exchanges.

Prior to establishing his own practice, Mike was a principal in the Frederick office of Miles & Stockbridge P.C., a regional law firm based in Baltimore.  Throughout his 20 plus year career, Mike has represented a variety of clients, from small businesses and individual clients to multi-national corporations.  He has engaged in a vast number of business and real estate transactions, from the simple to the very complex.  Mike can offer his clients the rare combination of the experience and sophistication that one would normally find only at a large law firm, but with the cost-effectiveness and efficiency of a small firm.