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
•Real estate finance
Awards & Recognition
•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Public Finance Law, 2008-2017
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
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Associated News & Events
11.21.16 Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Achieves Four First-Tier Rankings in U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2017 'Best Law Firms' Edition
10.26.16 Equal Justice Works Honors Greenberg Traurig at 30th Anniversary Dinner Celebration
09.22.16 Thomas Holden Joins Greenberg Traurig as Of Counsel in San Francisco
09.22.16 Greenberg Traurig's Attorneys Recognized as 'Top Women in Law' 2016, Legal Intelligencer
08.23.16 7 Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Attorneys Listed in 2017 Edition of Best Lawyers in America
06.14.16 Greenberg Traurig's Robert M. Goldich Spoke at Family Services' Annual Senior Volunteer Programs Recognition Breakfast
06.09.16 Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Recognized in 2016 Chambers USA Guide
02.11.16 Greenberg Traurig Elevates 2 Philadelphia Attorneys to Shareholder
01.11.16 A Year in Review: Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia
08.31.15 7 Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Attorneys Recognized in 2016 Best Lawyers in America
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.