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
  • Structured Finance & Derivatives
  • Tax
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
Admitted1973, Pennsylvania; 1976, District of Columbia
Memberships National Association of Bond Lawyers; 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.

Areas of Concentration

· Tax-exempt finance

· Real estate finance

· Asset securitization

· Taxation

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

Awards & Recognition

· Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Public Finance Law, 2008-2014

· Rated, AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5

Publications & Presentations

Articles, Lectures & Publications

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.


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Office Information

Michael L. Lehr

2001 Market Street
PhiladelphiaPA 19103


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