Michael Karsch has been a practicing business attorney since 1985. He has become more involved in transactional commercial real estate for the last few years after spending most of his career in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions.
He has participated in hundreds of financing transactions and acquisitions in his career, from multi-billion to start-up. His clients have ranged from some of America’s leading companies to local entrepreneurs in a broad range of businesses including, technology, Internet-based products, software, consulting services, financial services, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, and consumer products.
He has represented buyers, sellers, issuers, investors and lenders. Mr. Karsch also provides general corporate counseling on a broad range of issues, including formation and governance matters.
Mr. Karsch also has represented many clients in the negotiation, structuring and documenting of real estate asset transactions, primarily, in connection with shopping centers and office buildings. Additionally, he works with developer clients in connection with the acquisition, finance and development of large tracts of real estate.
Early in his career, Mr. Karsch was an associate in the corporate finance groups of Skadden, Arps, Slate Meagher & Flom in New York and Vinson & Elkins in Houston, Texas, two of the country’s leading law firms.
Mr. Karsch has also served as a vice president and general counsel of two publicly-traded companies and is admitted to the Florida and New York bars.
He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1985 and The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1982 and currently serves as the president of the Wharton Club of South Florida.
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