Michael L. Lehr

Michael L. Lehr: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP


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 transactions, primarily involving tax exempt obligations.


•Tax-exempt finance
•Real estate finance

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, 2008-2017
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5

AV , AV Preeminent , Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

Associated News & Events

Press Releases

01.18.17 Rebecca L. Caldwell-Harrigal, First Female Director of the IRS Office of Tax Exempt Bonds Joins Greenberg Traurig

01.18.17 A Year In Review: Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia

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


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

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Public Finance
  • Tax
  • Structured Finance & Derivatives
  • Emerging Technology

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
215.988.7808  Phone
215.988.7801  Fax
University Attended:
University of Pennsylvania, B.A., cum laude, 1969
Law School Attended:
Harvard Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1973
Year of First admission:
District of Columbia (inactive); Pennsylvania

Professional & Community Involvement

•Board Member, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Board of Trustees
•Board Member, Pennsylvania Innocence Project
•Board Member and Treasurer, Equal Justice Works
•Member, National Association of Bond Lawyers
•Member, American Bar Association

Birth Information:
New York, N.Y., March 8, 1948

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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