We jubilantly welcome Michael Litvin to our firm. Michael graduated from Southridge High School in Beaverton, Oregon before graduating from University of California, Berkeley with a double major in Rhetoric and Political Science in 2-1/2 years with Highest Distinction in General Scholarship. Michael earned his Juris Doctorate from Cornell Law School in 2009 where he served as an Associate Editor and Fellow with the Legal Information Institute (LII), Managing Editor of the Cornell International Law Journal and was a Member of the Moot Court Board.
Since his admission to the Oregon Bar, Michael has worked on a wide range of legal matters including general corporate and business law, mergers and acquisitions, employment law, executive compensation, real estate, and tax and estate-planning coordination. Michael coauthored a case note entitled Supreme Court Preview: Riegel v. Medtronic which was published in The Federal Lawyer in February 2008 and has presented on various topics including M&A Agreements: Preparing Effective Representations and Warranties which was sponsored in May 2016 by the Oregon Law Institute (OLI) of Lewis & Clark Law School.
Michael was born in Ukraine and immigrated to the United States at the age of 8. Michael speaks fluent Russian and enjoys fishing, soccer and ice hockey (as a spectator sport) along with nurturing his bonsai avocado trees.