Michael T. Kersten focuses his practice on public finance and project finance, acting as counsel to issuers, underwriters, placement agents, investors and trustees in tax-exempt and taxable financings. In addition, Michael represents lenders, investors and borrowers in a wide variety of real estate transactions involving debt and equity, including net lease financings and joint ventures relating to the acquisition, development, and financing of commercial properties.
Michael served as an assistant attorney general for the State of Maryland, and during his tenure represented the Department of Housing and Community Development in connection with its bond-financed and state-funded multifamily loan programs.
American Bar Association
Maryland State Bar Association
Bar Association of Baltimore City
National Association of Bond Lawyers
"Securities Law 101," National Association of Bond Lawyers, Bond Attorneys Workshop, San Antonio, October 27-29, 2010
"Commercial and Real Estate Loan Documents: More Than Just Papers," Lorman Education Services, Baltimore, February 3, 2009, and February 27, 2008
Board Memberships & Community Service
Former Board member, the Handel Choir of Baltimore
Boston College Law School (J.D. 2000, cum laude)
Articles Editor, Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review
Grove City College (B.A. 1997, magna cum laude)