Michael is a transactional and securities lawyer whose areas of practice include public finance, corporate securities and SEC reporting. Michael principally represents issuers of debt and/or equity securities, including state and local governments (e.g. cities, counties and special purpose districts), hospitals, colleges and universities, manufacturing companies and utilities. He also represents underwriters and banks (both as purchasers of bonds in private offerings and as providers of liquidity and credit enhancement for public, variable interest rate financings).
Michael reviews and provides guidance with respect to annual, quarterly and other special reports filed by public companies with the Securities and Exchange Commission (e.g. Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K and proxy statements), offering documents used in connection with the sale of public finance and SEC-registered securities and documents utilized in investment, swap and other derivative transactions.