Michael I. Kotler has extensive experience in the practice areas of business, banking, real estate and corporate law, negotiating significant transactions relating to acquisition, development, construction and other lending for various lenders including Metro Bank of Dade County (now Capital Bank, N.A.), Mercantile Bank, and Bank of America. Michael also has considerable experience in the transactional areas of contract negotiation and documentation, asset sales and purchases, secured transactions, gas station sales and purchases, lease negotiations, restaurant and night club operations and documentation, interior design and decorator transactions, title work, real estate sales and purchases, and partnership and corporate entity documentation. Michael has served as past general counsel for The McDonald’s Air and Sea Show and serves as general counsel of Crystal View Chemicals, a national manufacturing and distribution company for automotive and other products. He has extensive experience in sophisticated estate planning and the probate of complex estates, and serves as trustee for a number of family trusts and foundations.