Michael Schachter

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in Walnut Creek, CA

Pearson & Schachter, P.L.C.
 | 1904 Olympic Boulevard, Suite 8
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Phone: 925-464-7086
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate: Business (40%),
  • Business/Corporate (40%),
  • Technology Transactions (10%),
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (10%)
Attorney Profile

The co-founder of Pearson & Schachter in Walnut Creek, California, Michael Schachter dedicates his practice to transactional matters. He represents a broad range of area companies in a variety of business and technology transactions as well as with their sophisticated commercial real estate dealings.

Mr. Schachter's corporate practice includes securities offerings, domestic and international mergers, and asset and stock acquisitions. He also represents emerging growth companies in matters relating to entity formation, corporate governance, venture capital and angel financings, intellectual property, shareholder and director disputes, and employment agreements. His commercial real estate practice involves sales and purchases, development, construction contracts, title disputes and brokerage agreements.

A 2000 recipient of a Bachelor of Arts from The Pennsylvania State University, Mr. Schachter went on to attend The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2004. Since that time, his clients have ranged from companies that are in their early stage of development to those that are publicly traded. Notable transactions in 2016 include Mr. Schachter's representation of a public company as the tenant in a large commercial office lease. He also represented a public company as the purchaser of assets and a software company selling its assets to a privately held technology company during that year.

An active participant in a variety of legal organizations, Mr. Schachter has served as a member of the executive committee of the Alameda County Bar Association's Business Section. His memberships also include the Santa Clara County Bar Association and the Contra Costa County Bar Association. He is admitted to practice before all California state courts.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Real Estate (40%): Landlord/Tenant

Business/Corporate (40%): Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations

Technology Transactions (10%): Internet

Mergers & Acquisitions (10%)

Focus Areas

Real Estate: Landlord/Tenant

Business/Corporate: Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations

Technology Transactions: Internet

Selections

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Rising Stars: 2017

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About Michael Schachter

Admitted: 2004, California

Professional Webpage: http://pearsonschachterlaw.com/walnutcreekattorney/michael-s...

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • California, 2004
  • Member, Business, Intellectual Property, and Real Property Law Sections, California State Bar
  • Member, Executive Committee-Business Section, Alameda County Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

Transactions:

  • Represented Software As a Service Company, as seller, in the sale of its assets to a well-known privately held technology company, 2016
  • Represented public company as tenant in a commercial office lease of approximately 20,000 square feet in Sacramento, CA., 2016
  • Represented public company as purchaser in the purchase of a commercial property in Vallejo, CA., 2016
  • Represented privately held technology company in the sale of its stock to a public company, 2015
  • Represented semi-conductor company, as seller, in the sale of its assets to a public company, 2011
  • Represented major car manufacturer, as seller, in the sale of a car dealership and related assets to a privately held company, 2011
  • Represented public company as tenant in a commercial office lease of approximately 20,000 square feet in Palo Alto, CA., 2011

Educational Background:

  • State College, Pennsylvania, B.A., Major: Political Science, Minors: Business and Philosophy GPA:  3.6, Honors: Member: Pennsylvania State Baseball Club, Spring Traveling Team, May 2000      

Industry Groups

  • Business
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Corporate
  • Intellectual Property
  • Leasing
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Real Estate
  • Venture Capital
  • Office Location for Michael Schachter

    1904 Olympic Boulevard
    Suite 8
    Walnut Creek, CA 94596

    Phone: 925-464-7086

     

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    Last Updated: 4/19/2017

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