Michael J. Flinn's practice involves advising individuals and businesses on organizational, governance and structural issues which they encounter in addressing their personal, business and financial needs. He serves as an advisor to individuals and families in business control and transition issues.
Michael regularly consults and coordinates with outside advisors in a variety of disciplines, assisting clients to understand and address many aspects of complex issues.is an experienced counselor for clients ranging in size from individual, owners and investors in start-up operations to multinational media companies, health care systems and Fortune 500 companies.
His experience encompasses a broad range of transactions, including mergers, joint ventures, acquisitions and dispositions, leveraged buyouts, public and private financings of corporate projects, privately held business tax and estate planning, venture capital investments, as well as day to day commercial and operating issues. As a seasoned corporate lawyer and advisor for midsize companies, he has developed a practical approach to addressing and resolving myriad business and legal issues.
Michael structures, plans and negotiates complex transactions. He has experience as a manager for projects involving a multitude of parties and counsel, both domestic and international, to achieve a desired result. He also has experience in strategic planning and process management. He understands the vital communication links a successful venture requires. He also assists businesses to identify, evaluate, coordinate and best utilize legal counsel in other jurisdictions.
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1974, magna cum laude
University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1971
Allegheny County Bar Association
American Bar Association Section of International Law
Pennsylvania Bar Association
President of the board, National Aviary