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Michael J. Bordy

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Michael J. Bordy, APLC
1100 Glendon Ave, Floor 15, Suite 1554
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Phone: 310-881-6829
Fax: 310-881-6801
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2023
Licensed in California Since: 1986
Practice Areas: Real Estate: Business, Business/Corporate, Closely Held Business
Attorney Profile

Michael Bordy negotiates and documents a variety of business and real estate transactions, including choice and formation of businesses, purchase and sale of businesses, purchase and sale of real estate, real estate financing, and leasing transactions. Mr. Bordy has been the chair of the Real Estate Section of the Beverly Hills Bar Association (1998‑2000) and a frequent speaker on leasing and financing issues in real estate law and the purchase and sale of businesses. Mr. Bordy recently became certified as a mediator.  Mr. Bordy received his Juris Doctorate from University of Southern California (1986), where he was a member of the University of Southern California Journal of Law and Environment, and published an article, “Discerning Novel Treatment from Novelty,” in Cogitations on Law and Government.

About Michael J. Bordy

First Admitted: 1986, California

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Educational Background

  • Postdoctoral fellow, Division of Reproductive Biology, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, 1980
  • Ph.D. in Cell Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 1980
  • B.A., Hamilton College, Clinton, NY 13323, 1974

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Board of Governors, Barristers, Beverly Hills Bar Association, 1988
  • executive committee member, Attorney Client Mediation and Arbitration Services Committee, Los Angeles County Bar Association, 2019
  • Chair, Real Estate Section, Beverly Hills Bar Association, 1998

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Board of Governors, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 1994
  • Board of Directors, Sinai Temple, Los Angeles, CA, 1996
  • Executive committee, Real Estate and Construction Division, Los Angeles United Jewish Federation, 1998
  • General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Sinai Temple, 2015

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Discussion of basic provisions in commercial office and retail leases, along with commentary on the most negotiated provisions., Speaker, Drafting Basic Lease Provisions, National Business Institute, 2008
  • Panel discussion on commercial real estate transactions, with emphasis on loan workouts, deeds in lieu of foreclosure and a review of various loan documents., Moderator, Commercial Real Estate Financing in Challenging Times in California, Lorman Education Services, 2008
  • Discussion of landlord and tenant obligations in a residential context with regard to California law and practice., Speaker, Landlord and Tenant Obligations, Sterling Education, 2009

Representative Clients

  • Outside leasing counsel, Oakwood Capital Management, 2013
  • Outside counsel for sale of hotel, SPD Associates, 2012
  • Outside legal counsel for financing and refinancing, Fred Leeds Properties and affiliated companies, 2015


  • outside leasing counsel for gastropub restaurant lease, 2018
  • legal counsel for refinancing transactions, 2015
  • legal counsel for sale of retail property and subsequent 1031 exchange, 2014
  • Represented client in sale of hotel, 2013

Industry Groups

  • Health Care
  • Intellectual Property
  • Real Estate
  • Retail Business
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Office Location for Michael J. Bordy

1100 Glendon Ave
Floor 15, Suite 1554
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Last Updated: 8/4/2022

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