January 13, 2014Announcement

Michael S. Green and Daniel J. Vaccaro Recognized as “Leaders in the Law”

Michael Best is pleased to announce Michael S. Green and Daniel J. Vaccaro have been named 2014 “Leaders in the Law” by the Wisconsin Law Journal. The award is reserved for Wisconsin’s top attorneys, judges and legal professionals who demonstrate outstanding leadership, vision and legal expertise.


Michael S. Green is chair of Michael Best’s Transactional Practice Group and leads the firm’s Real Estate and Real Estate Finance Team, Project Development and Finance Team and Financial and Reorganization, Financial Restructuring and Workouts Team. His individual practice focuses on all facets of business and real estate law, with concentrations in project finance, real estate finance, commercial and secured lending, and mergers and acquisitions. In 2013, Green served as lead project counsel for the Edgewater Hotel redevelopment, a prominent mixed-use project in Madison, Wisconsin


Daniel J. Vaccaro is chair of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group and focuses his individual practice on complex civil and criminal litigation. As a former federal and state prosecutor, he is the leading member of the firm’s Government Investigations, Compliance and White Collar Criminal Defense Team. During 2013, Vacarro was elected board president of Centro Legal and vice president of Federal Defender Services of Wisconsin, two non-profit legal service providers.

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