Michael is a nationally-recognized franchise and business attorney experienced in representing businesses and their owners in commercial transactions, litigation, arbitration, and mediation. Michael concentrates his practice in franchise, restaurant, and hospitality law, but also advises clients in a wide range of other industries, including retail, manufacturing, distribution, real estate, and professional services. His diverse client base also allows him to facilitate strategic connections between businesses and their owners to encourage growth and solve problems.
Michael's proven record helps clients resolve franchise, business, commercial real estate, and employment disputes in state and federal courts and through arbitration and mediation. Michael also counsels individuals and businesses in a wide range of complex commercial matters, including in the acquisition and sale of franchised and non-franchised businesses, the management of franchises and franchise systems, business organizations, commercial lease negotiations, employment matters, and commercial transactions.
Michael is a frequent speaker on franchise law, participating in franchise programs with the American Bar Association’s Forum on Franchising and the Chicago Bar Association. He has a Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Preeminent™ peer review rating.
With the assistance of his team at Marcus & Boxerman, Michael provides his clients with the peace of mind that skilled representation and trustworthy legal advice is only one call away, leaving them free to focus on growing their businesses.