Michael H. Starler: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Michael H. Starler

Los Angeles,  CA  U.S.A.

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Tax
  • Corporate & Securities
  • Trusts & Estates
Contact InfoTelephone: 310.586.6506
Fax: 310.586.0506
University California State University, Northridge, B.S., 1972
Law SchoolSouthwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1975; University of San Diego School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, 1983
Admitted1975, California; U.S. Tax Court

Professional & Community Involvement
•Certified specialist, taxation law, State Bar of California of Legal Specialization, 1985 - Present
•Member, State Bar of California (Business Law, Taxation, and Trust and Estates Sections)
•Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association (Business Corporations, IPEL, Taxation and Trusts & Estates Sections)
•Member, Law Review, Southwestern University School of Law
•Member, American Bar Association
•Member, Century City Bar Association

BornCulver City, California, August 13, 1949

Michael H. Starler, practicing law in Los Angeles since 1975, has considerable experience representing primarily high-net-worth individuals and closely held businesses. Michael's clients benefit from his guidance and practical approach to structuring integrated estate plans, business entities and business transactions, drawing on his more than 30 years experience involving a wide variety of legal matters. Michael's practice focuses on sophisticated estate planning, including use of family limited partnerships and family limited liability companies, business succession planning, and individual, corporate and partnership tax. He also has substantial experience in tax controversy matters, complex business transactional law (e.g. taxable and non-taxable mergers and acquisitions), corporate law, private charitable foundations, partnership and limited liability law, real estate law, executive deferred compensation (qualified and non-qualified), and marital agreements.

Areas of Concentration

•Trusts and Estates
•Business Law
•Corporate Law
•Partnership Law
•Real Estate
•Entertainment Law
•Premarital and Postnuptial Agreements

Awards & Recognition

•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Southern California Super Lawyers, 2011-2015
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5

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Associated News & Events

Press Releases

03.11.13 Greenberg Traurig's Los Angeles Office Elevates Two Attorneys
03.05.13 Greenberg Traurig Elevates 41 Attorneys to Shareholder, 15 to Of Counsel
03.30.06 Greenberg Traurig Announces New Of Counsel Michael Starler to Join Highly Regarded Los Angeles Tax Group

Articles, Publications, & Lectures


•Author, Family Limited Partnership in Financial and Estate Planning, California Business Law Practitioner, Vol. XI, No. 4, Fall 1994 (Continuing Education of the Bar)


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Office Information

Michael H. Starler

1840 Century Park East, Suite 1900
Los AngelesCA 90067-2121


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