Michael Spillane is a Partner with the firm and a member of the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group concentrating in commercial leasing and transactions and corporate planning. Mike has over twenty-five years experience in his primary practice areas which include: representation of landlords and tenants in the leasing of retail, office, industrial and warehouse space; representing lenders and borrowers in connection with commercial real estate transactions; representing franchisees; zoning and land use; issuance of zoning opinions; title examinations and issuance of title insurance policies; corporate structuring and planning; business entity formation; and complex document preparation.
Mike started his legal career with a Milford, Massachusetts law firm handling commercial loan closings; workouts and foreclosures; land development projects; and title examinations. For the past 17 years, Mike worked for a Needham, Massachusetts law firm specializing in commercial leasing, real estate transactions, franchise acquisitions and corporate planning.
Mike resides in Easton, Massachusetts with his family. He served as a member and chairman of the Easton Zoning Board of Appeals for 8 years; is a past president and member of the board of directors of the Easton Youth Baseball League and served on the board of directors of Easton Recreation Basketball.
B.S., Boston College, 1990
J.D. New England School of Law (Cum Laude), 1998
Massachusetts Real Estate Bar Association
Agent with First American Title Insurance
United States District Court – Massachusetts
Representation of several clients in the retail leasing of more than a dozen shopping centers in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine.
Representation of a restaurant franchisee client on multiple acquisition transactions, including a $31,000,000.00, thirty-five franchise store acquisition in the DC metro area.
Representation of a client in the acquisition of multiple apartment complexes in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
Representation of client in connection with a $43,000,000.00 corporate reorganization under IRS Sections 368(a)(1)(D) and 355.
Representation of client in connection with a $34,000,000.00 HUD financing of a residential complex in Massachusetts.
Representation of a developer client with a $42,500,000.00 financing of a nationally recognized hotel in Boston.
Representation of client in connection with $9,600,000.00 SBA and conventional financing for the acquisition of a hotel and restaurant on Cape Cod.
Representation of a franchisee client on the acquisition and later sale of eighty franchise restaurants.
Representation of a client in the $14,500,000.00 sale of a multi-building office complex in Maryland.