Michael L. Lehr

Regional Operating Shareholder
Philadelphia,  PA  U.S.A.

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Public Finance
  • Tax
  • Structured Finance & Derivatives
  • Emerging Technology
Contact InfoTelephone: 215.988.7808
Fax: 215.988.7801
University University of Pennsylvania, B.A., cum laude, 1969
Law SchoolHarvard Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1973
AdmittedDistrict of Columbia (inactive); Pennsylvania

Professional & Community Involvement

• Board Member, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Board of Trustees
• Board Member, Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia, Board of Directors
• Member, National Association of Bond Lawyers
• Member, Pennsylvania Association of Bond Lawyers

BornNew York, N.Y., March 8, 1948

Michael L. Lehr spent the first 11 years of his legal career as a trial lawyer, including five years as a federal prosecutor with the Watergate Special Prosecution Force and the U.S. Attorneys' Office in Washington, D.C. Since late 1984, Michael has worked as a transactional attorney, focusing his practice on the structuring and execution of complex securitizations and real estate financings, usually involving tax exempt obligations.

Associated News & Events

Press Releases

08.31.15 7 Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Attorneys Recognized in 2016 Best Lawyers in America
05.15.15 Greenberg Traurig Sponsors Women's Way Book Prize
01.05.15 A Year in Review: Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia
11.14.14 Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Receives Five First-Tier Rankings in U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2015 'Best Law Firms'
08.25.14 7 Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers 2015
02.19.14 Greenberg Traurig Announces New 2014 Public Interest Fellows
08.15.13 7 Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Attorneys Listed in 2014 Edition of Best Lawyers in America
05.31.12 Prominent M&A Attorney David Gitlin Joins Greenberg Traurig in Philadelphia
11.03.10 Greenberg Traurig's Philadelphia office celebrates National Pro Bono Week
09.01.09 Greenberg Traurig Takes Top Spot in Best Lawyers in America for 3rd Year


12.13.10 Department of Labor's 'Bridge to Justice' Will Likely Lead to More Lawsuits Against Employers
07.30.09 Tribal Economic Development Bonds - First Application Deadline: August 15, 2009
03.18.09 H.R.1: American Recovery and Reinvestment Tax Act of 2009 --- A Summary of the Key Bond and Credit Provisions

Articles, Publications, & Lectures

Michael has co-authored several publications pertaining to tax legislation affecting tax-exempt finance and has been a frequent panelist at National Association of Bond Lawyer seminars and workshops.

Awards & Recognition

•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Public Finance Law, 2008-2015
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5

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Areas of Concentration

•Tax-exempt finance
•Real estate finance
•Asset securitization


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Office Information

Michael L. Lehr

2001 Market Street
PhiladelphiaPA 19103


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