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Matheson Law Firm

Representative matters and significant cases include:

  • Litigation before state governmental agencies and state and federal courts regarding business and shareholder disputes, non-compete agreements and tax matters.

  • Representation and advice on multi-million dollar business sales and acquisitions.

  • Trial counsel for developer of large-scale commercial development against a big-box retailer concerning lease and land use disputes.

  • Extensive experience representing oil/gas operators and investors in the exploration, development and production of natural resources.

  • Negotiated buyouts and resolved stockholder disputes in multi-million dollar businesses. Assisted in the termination and separation of employees involving non-compete and confidentiality agreements.

  • Trustee for estates of high net-worth individuals.

  • Trial counsel for developer for a large commercial shopping center concerning multi-million dollar construction dispute involving claims of unsuitable soils and infrastructure improvements.

  • Successfully resolved multi-million dollar personal property claim involving utility personal property.

  • Achieved numerous property tax resolutions with local and state jurisdictions, resulting in tax reductions totaling several million dollars.

200 Woodland Pass, Suite F
East Lansing, MI 48823

(517) 993-6699

Michael Matheson

Michael Matheson
Michael Matheson
As a current and former business owner and principal of the Matheson Law Firm, Mr. Matheson recognizes the practical, financial and legal concerns facing owners of small and medium sized businesses. Relying upon his years of business and legal experience, he advises firm clients in corporate acquisition and governance matters, development and acquisition of real estate, tax appeals, regulatory matters and commercial litigation. The firm’s goal is always to first seek a negotiated resolution of matters; however, there are times when the opposition is not willing to accept the realities of the situation. In these instances, you need an aggressive and effective litigation attorney in your corner.
  • Matheson Law Firm, founded 2017
  • Loomis, Ewert, Parsley, Davis & Gotting, PC, 2008-2017
  • McClelland & Anderson, LLP, 2003-2008
  • Butzel Long, 1997-2002
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • State Bar of Illinois
  • Federal District Court, Northern District of Illinois, Trial Bar
  • Federal District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • Federal District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • Federal District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Ingham County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan, Administrative & Regulatory Law Section, former chair
  • American Bar Association
  • Michigan Family Physician
  • Michigan Title Insurance Legal Update
  • Greater Lansing Home Builders & Remodelers Association, Tool Box
  • Michigan Real Property Review
  • University of Detroit Mercy Law Review
  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law — Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, 1997
  • Northwood University (Midland, MI) — Bachelor of Science, Accounting, 1991