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Michael has a diverse commercial practice that includes corporate structuring, complex real estate and joint venture transactions. He also represents real estate developers in the acquisition, sales financing and leasing of real estate.







Practice areas


  1. Business: 40%
  2. Real Estate: 25%
  3. Internet: 25%
  4. Corporate: 10%

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Schimmel, P.A.

1395 Brickell Ave. Suite 800
Miami, FL, 33131-3302

Schimmel, P.A.

1395 Brickell Ave
Miami, FL, 331313353



NYDue to reregister within 30 days of birthday 201007/10/2016
DCActive 200807/10/2016
FLMember in Good Standing200506/21/2016
ILVoluntarily Inactive200405/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Up and ComingFlorida Trend Magazine2009
Up and ComingFlorida Trend Magazine2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderSchimmel, P.A.2012 - Present
AssociateDuane Morris, LLP2010 - 2011
ShareholderKopelowitz Ostrow Ferguson Weiselberg Keechl2010 - 2011
AssociateGunster Yoakley & Stewart, PA2005 - 2009
Publication nameTitleDate
The Journal of Bankruptcy LawIn Tumultuous Market Conditions, Directors and Officers Must Have a Heightened Awareness of Fiduciary Responsibilities2009
Florida Real Estate JournalManagers Must Take Care to Minimize Lawsuit Exposure," Florida Real Estate Journal2009
Real Estate Business On LineFiduciary Duties of Public REITs2009
Southeast Real Estate BusinessExamining the Foreclosure Process2009
Illinois State Bar Association, Vol. 54, No. 4President-Elect Obama's Proposed Rise in Capital Gains Doesn't Mean You Will Pay More Taxes When You Sell Your Home2008
Illinois State Bar Association, Vol. 53, No. 4Illinois Practitioners Beware: Florida Documentary Stamp Tax and Intangible Tax2007
Corporate Update, Gunster YoakleyFlorida Documentary Stamp Tax and Intangible Tax2007
Illinois State Bar Association, Vol. 51, No. 5Impact of Proposed Tax Reform on the Real Estate Market2006
Florida Real Estate JournalBush Tax Panel Plan May Have Unintended Consequences for RE2006
CBA RecordThe IOLTA Program: A Taking Requiring No Just Compensation2004
The GlobeCost of Doing Business: Air Freight Carriers Pay Prejudgment Interest Too2003
The GlobeRecent Developments: $26 Million from Iran2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northwestern University School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws2005
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoLawJD - Juris Doctor2004