Michael J. Nussbaum
Primary Practice Areas:
Real Estate Transactions
Corporate, Business and Transactions
Mergers and Acquisitions
Startups: Private Finance and Venture Capital
Michael J. Nussbaum is a Partner in the firm and represents companies in the real estate, technology, entertainment, healthcare, financial services, and retail and consumer product sectors. Michael is also a licensed California real estate broker.
Mr. Nussbaum's practice includes all aspects of transactional real estate law. He has extensive experience in the acquisition, sale, financing, development and leasing of commercial, industrial, office, retail and residential centers located throughout the United States, including tax-deferred Section 1031 real property exchanges. Mr. Nussbaum has considerable experience in private offerings, securities and syndications. He represents both lenders and borrowers in various types of financing transactions, including commercial mortgage-backed securities and loan workouts.
Business, Corporate, M&A and Tax:
Mr. Nussbaum's practice includes corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity financings, reorganizations, asset and stock purchases, joint ventures, securities offerings and stock option plans, restricted stock and other incentive programs for key executives and employees. He has formed and negotiated general and limited partnerships, limited liability companies, corporations, joint ventures, and private syndications. Mr. Nussbaum handles critical issues involved in forming, restructuring, transferring interests in, merging, converting and dissolving entities. His practice also includes general tax analysis and planning in connection with all types of corporate, securities, commercial transactions and business operations.
Mr. Nussbaum concentrates in the representation of emerging growth companies at all stages of their lifecycle. His services include ongoing day-to-day “Outside General Counsel” advice, as well as transactional services in connection with financings (formation, seed, convertible note, preferred equity), complex strategic transactions, exits, equity compensation matters and corporate governance.
Mr. Nussbaum received his B.A. from Emory University in Atlanta in 2001. He obtained his J.D. from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles in 2004. During law school, Mr. Nussbaum served as the Production Editor for the Loyola Entertainment Law Review and was on the Dean's List. Mr. Nussbaum currently serves on the board committe for the Tower Cancer Research Foundation's annual Tower Tournament.