Michael is a commercial litigator and bankruptcy and creditors’ rights and restructuring attorney. He is also a CPA licensed in Florida.
Michael provides counsel to businesses and individuals in a broad array of restructuring and insolvency matters (including to debtors, lenders and other creditors, creditors’ committees, fiduciaries, and purchasers of assets), in complex business and consumer bankruptcy matters, state court assignments, and out–of–court workouts, as well as in state and federal court proceedings involving business disputes and complex litigation. He has experience representing bankruptcy trustees and other parties in a variety of matters, including in healthcare cases, cases involving Ponzi schemes and fraud, retail cases, avoidance actions (including fraudulent transfer and preference proceedings), and dischargeability matters (including with respect to taxes).
Michael also has experience in the areas of accounting and individual and corporate taxation, having interned at a prominent forensic accounting firm for a bankruptcy trustee, at a national tax firm, and at an international accounting firm.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Michael D. Lessne