Michael K. Brown

Michael K. Brown

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in Walnut Creek, CA

Brown, Gee & Wenger LLP
 | 200 Pringle Avenue, Suite 400
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Phone: 925-291-4450
Fax: 925-933-2100
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate: Business (60%),
  • Business/Corporate (20%),
  • Land Use/Zoning (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Drawing on over 30 years of law firm experience, Mike’s practice focuses on Northern California land acquisition and disposition, development, real estate transactions, land use advocacy, general legal counsel services, litigation and dispute resolution.

    Mike represents clients in the homebuilding industry, land developers, commercial property owners and managers, hospitality companies (hotel and motel) and other clients for whom real estate is an important asset.  Mike’s business practice encompasses a wide range of real estate purchase and sale transactions, construction law, contracts, development agreements, real estate financing including workouts, commercial leases, and land use advocacy with local government and state agencies. As a necessary part of this practice, Mike and his partners work with clients in the formation and with the ongoing operations of legal entities, including limited liability companies and closely-held corporations, including the drafting and amendment of their operating agreements and other governing documents.

    About Michael Brown

    Admitted: 1982, California

    Professional Webpage: https://www.bgwcounsel.com/mike-brown

    Honors/Awards:

    • Recognized by East Bay Business Times, Top Real Estate Attorney, East Bay Business Times, 2007

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Board of Directors, Contra Costa County Bar Association (1992-99)
    • Selected as an Adviser to the Property Law Restatement project of the American Law Institute, 2018
    • President, Contra Costa County Bar Association, 1999

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Diablo Valley College Foundation, President, Board Member (1994-2004)
    • East Bay Leadership Foundation (founding board member)
    • East Bay Economic Development Alliance, Vice-Chair and Membership Committee Co-Chair (2004-2017)

    Industry Groups

    • Building Industry; Construction; Commercial Real Estate; Hospitality; Entrepreneurs
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    Office Location for Michael K. Brown

    200 Pringle Avenue
    Suite 400
    Walnut Creek, CA 94596

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    Last Updated: 4/30/2021

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