Michael Levinson

Senior Counsel

Michael S. Levinson specializes in real estate and business law, with an emphasis on funds, investments and complex joint venture arrangements. He has extensive experience with acquisitions, dispositions and leasing of real estate and related enterprises. In the past five years, Michael has handled hundreds of acquisitions and dispositions, ranging from a $500+ million hospitality transaction to more than $1 billion worth of office building transactions, as well as smaller industrial, multi-family and commercial transactions that range from $5 million to $50 million. His clients range from family-owned real estate developers to leading edge private equity and opportunity funds.

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Michael's superb counseling has proved invaluable across the board for our funds' legal matters, from acquisitions to dispositions and leasing to joint ventures. His counsel is a must in all of our deals. – Ross Walker, Managing Partner of Hawkins Way Capital

  • Stanford Law School
    JD, Order of the Coif

  • Stanford University
    BA, Economics
    with distinction

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Rankings & Accolades

    Super Lawyers Magazine: Real Estate (2010-2019)

    Southern California Magazine: Real Estate

    Legal 500: Real Estate

Michael serves as our trusted counsel in all bet-the-company matters from real estate to acquisitions and beyond. He essentially serves as our outside general counsel.

– Dick Gibbons, President & CEO, Manchester Financial Group and Papa Doug Manchester, Chairman Emeritus, Manchester Financial Group