Michael Orenstein counsels clients on securities and corporate finance matters including public and private security offerings, with an emphasis on REITs, mergers and acquisitions and federal securities disclosure and compliance matters. He advises public and private companies on corporate governance and general corporate matters. Mr. Orenstein also counsels public companies on compliance with applicable securities laws and stock exchange rules, including compliance with the Securities Act, the Exchange Act, Regulation FD and NASDAQ and NYSE applicable rules and regulations. He also represents clients on transactional matters, with experience in negotiating, structuring and documenting joint ventures, complex real estate transactions, acquisitions and dispositions. Mr. Orenstein has also advised clients on sophisticated real estate financing transactions, including mortgage and construction financing and refinancing.

Representative Matters

Counseled client on public and public-to-private M&A transactions.

Counseled clients on applicable securities laws and stock exchange rules and filings.

Advised clients on the purchase and sale of privately-held businesses.

Advised clients from a securities, corporate and tax perspective on structuring and establishing profit sharing and other employee incentive plans tailored to the specific needs and profiles of the client.

Counseled clients on various IP matters, such as the protection, defense and maintenance of IP rights

Advised early-stage and late-stage start-ups during various rounds of funding and growth.

Assisted clients with real estate acquisitions, financings and joint ventures.

Michael Orenstein

Areas of Practice

Business & Corporate

Real Estate Law

Mergers & Acquisitions


New York University School of Law, LL.M. in Taxation, 2007

Hofstra University School of Law, J.D., Cum Laude, 2006

Yeshiva University, B.S., Accounting, Summa Cum Laude, 2003


Bar Admissions

New York State