Barack Ferrazzano has added another strategic piece with the addition of Michael Educate as an associate in the Litigation Group. Michael has served both corporate and individual taxpayers in litigation in the US Tax Court and in federal district court. His practice has focused on reallocations under Section 482 of the Internal Revenue Code, debt-equity characterizations, and leasing transactions. Prior to joining Barack Ferrazzano, Michael was an associate with a global firm.
"We have once again added a bright, eager attorney to our Group. We're pleased to welcome Michael and look forward to working with him." - Roger H. Stetson, Litigation Group Co-Chair.
While attending the University of Chicago Law School, Michael served as Comments Editor for the Chicago Journal of International Law and received the Law School's 2014 Casper Platt Award.
About Barack Ferrazzano's Litigation Group
Barack Ferrazzano's 40 trial lawyers have managed thousands of commercial disputes concerning securities and derivative securities; contracts; motor vehicle franchises; trade secrets; licensing disputes; consumer class actions; real estate; professional liability; civil RICO and conspiracy actions; director and officer matters; negligence and product liability; bankruptcy and creditors' rights; and bank regulatory and other financial disputes. The diverse experience of the trial lawyers at Barack positions our clients with an attorney experienced in the particular area of law to minimize our clients' exposure and maximize their recovery at trial. The Firm's structure and staffing philosophy allow us to achieve our clients' business goals through an efficient litigation process.