Justin serves as Deputy to the Banking & Financial Services Industry Group and focuses his practice on business law, with a particular emphasis on business bankruptcy, commercial loan negotiation, and real estate. Acting in a general counsel capacity for small-to-medium size businesses in various industries, Justin has a deep understanding of the issues facing companies as they conduct their daily operations and make key business decisions.
Justin assists clients with a full range of business transactions. He negotiates and drafts complex contracts, especially in the area of commercial and residential real estate, and performs the financial and cash flow analyses that inform successful business strategies and decisions. He also represents clients in general litigation matters, including non-compete agreements, real estate developments, condominium disputes, and tax liabilities for distressed companies. His extensive courtroom experience comprises cases on both federal and state levels.
Justin has specialized experience guiding clients through Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Prior to joining Michael Best, he practiced in the Milwaukee-area offices of two business law firms, where he focused on representing both individuals and companies in reorganization proceedings, Section 363 sales, loan work-outs, foreclosure actions, and real estate disputes.