Michael Irish

Michael Irish: Attorney with Brier, Irish, Hubbard & Erhart, P.L.C.
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Michael B. Irish, Esq. – Attorney at Law

[email protected]


iLaw, PLLC

532 East Maryland Avenue, Suite B

Phoenix, Arizona 85012

Phoenix School of Law – Phoenix, AZ - Juris Doctor May 2011

The University of Arizona – Tucson, AZ - Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, Minor in History May 2007

Brophy College Preparatory – Phoenix, AZ - Graduate, with Honors May 2003

iLaw, PLLC – Phoenix, AZ

Managing Attorney May 2018 - Present

• Practice mirrors BIHE below

Brier, Irish, Hubbard & Erhart P.L.C. – Phoenix, AZ August 2007 – January 2018

Associate Attorney

• Specializations: contracts, corporate business, real estate, landlord/tenant, private lending/financing

• Practice involves representing owners of real property in purchase and sale transactions, the leasing of retail, office and industrial space, and all other matters relating to the ownership and management of commercial real estate, in addition to representing both lenders and borrowers in a variety of real estate finance transactions, including loan originations and workouts of troubled loans.

• Proficient in litigation (state/federal) and transactional business (including advising various institutional developers, owners and managers of office, industrial, retail and mixed-use properties, as well as production home builders and land developers, in addition to residential property matters)

• Engaged in the acquisition, development, financing, leasing, management and sale of office, industrial, retail and mixed-use properties, including negotiating and drafting construction contracts, office, industrial and retail leases, purchase and sale agreements, ground leases, reciprocal easement agreements, covenants, conditions and restrictions and development agreements, acquisition, development, construction and permanent financing and all other types of lending transactions (including issuing legal opinion letters for borrowers in secured real estate loan transactions)

• Has assisted both residential and commercial landlords, asset managers, property managers and other business and real estate clients in regards to resolving commercial landlord-tenant disputes, forcible entry and detainer (eviction) litigation, rent collection actions, and the enforcement of creditors’ rights in bankruptcy, in addition to other types of commercial and real estate litigation

• Provides general business counseling and transactional services such as forming limited liability companies, partnerships and corporations, drafting operating agreements, partnership agreements, joint venture agreements, shareholders agreements and buy/sell agreements, handling business and asset purchases and sales, preparing employment agreements, non-competition agreements and confidentiality agreements, negotiating and documenting all other forms of business transactions

• Experienced in managing and organizing document review projects, preparing affirmative discovery motions, and opposing same; prepare and respond to discovery; experienced in taking and defending depositions, legal research, preparing legal memoranda as well as Complaints, Answers, demand letters, Arizona Corporation Commission filings, corporate dissolutions, liquor licensing and more

Sports Thread – Denver, CO

General Counsel, Business Consultant, Chief Sports Editor August 2015 – Present

• General legal services for Sports Thread, in addition to general business consulting and legal advice

• Lead editor for journalism internship program; manages interns on campus’ throughout NCAA

Professional Skills: Attorney, News Reporter, On Camera Personality, Radio Personality, Photoshop, Chef, (former) Spanish speaker; Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, and more

Interests: College and professional sports, cooking, chess, golf, yoga, guitar and drums, home remodeling, Dogs (particularly my German Shepherd), saltwater aquariums, standup comedy (anything funny)

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Business Formation
  • Contracts
  • Business
  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Landlord and Tenant Law
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Real Estate Contracts
  • Corporate Law
  • Consulting

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
602-842-2827  Phone
602-522-3945  Fax
University Attended:
University of Arizona, B.A., 2007; Brophy College Prep, High School, 2003
Law School Attended:
Phoenix School of Law, J.D., 2011
Year of First Admission:
2011, Arizona
Birth Information:
Phoenix, Arizona
( Arizona State Bar (2011) )

Peer Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 (3 reviews)
  • Peer Reviewed
  • Legal Knowledge

  • Analytical Capability

  • Judgment

  • Communication

  • Legal Experience

  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Attorney on 02/11/19 in Real Estate

    Mr. Irish is an impeccable attorney. His knowledge and zealous advocacy are second-to-none. I highly recommend Mr. Irish to anyone seeking counsel in the variety of areas he practices.

    Mr. Irish is an impeccable attorney. His knowledge and zealous advocacy are second-to-none. I highly recommend Mr. Irish to anyone seeking counsel in the variety of areas he practices. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Attorney on 02/11/19 in Real Estate

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