Firm Name: Shipman & Goodwin LLP
Jurisdiction: USA - Connecticut
Practice Area: Real Estate Law
Michael Fritz practices in the area of business, finance and real estate.
Michael’s business and corporate practice consists of representing private equity funds, venture capital funds, and other business entities in connection with a variety of commercial transactions, including, mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, preferred equity investments, distressed investments and private placements. Michael also represents clients in the capacity as “outside general counsel”, advising on matters such as business formation, corporate governance, business operations, commercial contracting and other general corporate matters. His clients are in a broad range of industries including real estate, healthcare, technology, financial services and manufacturing.
In his finance practice, Michael represents borrowers, commercial banks, mezzanine lenders, and other lending institutions in connection with structuring, negotiating, and closing complex commercial, asset-based, and acquisition financing transactions. He also has experience representing senior and junior lenders in connection with drafting and negotiating intercreditor and subordination arrangements.
Michael’s real estate practice focuses on transactional commercial real estate matters, including the purchase, development and disposition of real estate assets, mortgage and mezzanine financings, preferred equity investments, and the formation of joint ventures. Michael also has significant experience representing borrowers and lenders in connection with working out and restructuring distressed real estate loans and investments.
- Listed as a Connecticut Super Lawyer RISING STAR®: Business/Corporate, 2012
- American Bar Association: Business Law Section
- Connecticut Bar Association: Business Law Section
- Hartford County Bar Association
- Real Estate Finance Association of Connecticut
One Constitution Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103-1919
+1 (860) 251-5000
+1 (860) 251-5099 fax
Shipman & Goodwin’s value lies in our commitment — to our clients, to the law and to the community.
We have one goal: to help our clients achieve their goals. How we accomplish it is simple: we devote our considerable experience and depth of knowledge to understand each client’s unique needs, business and industry, and then we develop solutions to meet those needs.
For more than 90 years, clients have turned to us when they need a trusted advisor. With our invaluable awareness of each client’s challenges, we can counsel them at every step — to keep their operations running smoothly, help them navigate complex business transactions, position them for future growth, or resolve business disputes. We handle the most sophisticated assignments while being responsive and attentive to each client. The success of our clients is of primary importance to us and our attorneys are skilled in the practice areas and industry sectors critical to that success.
With more than 175 attorneys in offices throughout Connecticut, New York and in Washington, DC, we serve the needs of local, regional, national and international clients. Our clients include public and private companies, institutions, government entities, non-profit organizations and individuals.