Micah Arbisser practices in the corporate area with an emphasis on complex joint ventures and experience in technology transactions, corporate mergers and acquisitions, and securities transactions.
He has extensive experience structuring and negotiating joint ventures and other investments for a variety of real estate opportunity funds and developers, private equity funds, and entrepreneurs.
Mr. Arbisser was a summer law clerk to the Hon. Michael J. Melloy, United States Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, and to the Hon. Thomas J. Shields, United States Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of Iowa.
Represented major real estate private equity fund in dozens of transactions, including direct acquisitions, debt and equity restructurings and programmatic joint ventures to acquire retail, office, hotel, multi-family residential, single-family residential, casino and raw land assets in portfolio and single asset transactions.
Represented closely held real estate opportunity fund in negotiation of several joint ventures to acquire hotel and multi-family assets.
Represented technology consulting firm in negotiating $55 million database services agreement with major school district and supporting subcontractor agreements.
Represented Israeli technology company in two major offerings of American Depositary Shares on the NASDAQ and advised on several acquisitions.
Represented distressed publicly-traded defense contractor in restoring compliance with SEC filing requirements and proxy fight with activist investors.
Bar and Court Admissions
New York, 2006
Columbia University, J.D., Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 2005
Hopkins-Nanjing Center for Chinese & American Studies, Graduate Certificate, 2002
Princeton University, A.B., cum laude, 2001
Civic Involvement and Honors
Committee for Camp Ramah in Wisconsin – Member, 2008-present
See Life Clearly Foundation – Director, 2004-present
Columbia Science and Technology Law Review – Editor-in-Chief, 2004-2005