Michael is a partner in the Commercial Leasing Group at Minden Gross LLP. His practice focuses primarily on commercial leasing transactions, including drafting and negotiating retail, office, and industrial leases. He develops ancillary documentation for both landlords and tenants of all sizes, including national landlords and international retailers with locations across Canada and the United States. Michael also acts for individuals and corporations on real estate transactions, franchising, and various other commercial matters. Michael is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and has co-Chaired and was on the Planning Committee for its Canadian Law Conference. He is a frequent presenter, panelist, and moderator of sessions about the state of commercial leasing in Canada. Michael is named in The Best Lawyers in Canada as a leading Property Leasing lawyer and is recognized by his peers as a Repeatedly Recommended lawyer in the The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. Admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1991.