PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP is pleased to announce that Michael Fletcher has joined Dorsey as a partner in the Real Estate group in Phoenix.

Michael focuses on commercial, real estate and construction transactions as well as commercial dispute resolution and litigation. Its clients include companies and individuals engaged in real estate, manufacturing, transportation, food and beverage, logistics, insurance, construction, financial services and healthcare. His transactional experience includes acquisitions and sales of businesses, equipment and real estate as well as leasing matters, financing matters, vendor contracts, employment contracts, intercompany contracts, construction contracts and business organization. His litigation practice focuses on real estate, title company escrow and liability, broker liability, construction defects, construction law, title litigation, liens and charges, landlord and tenant disputes, landlord association disputes and general commercial disputes.

Michael joins Dorsey from Gallagher & Kennedy, where he was a partner. He received his JD from the Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law at Arizona State University and his BA from the University of California, Los Angeles.

In addition to Michael, the growing Phoenix office recently added partners Brandon Drea in Corporate and Hannah-Kaye Fleming in Finance & Restructuring.

“Dorsey entered the Phoenix market with the intention to grow from the start, and Michael Fletcher is another important addition as we continue to execute on this growth plan,” said Bill Stoeri, Dorsey’s managing partner.

Dorsey’s Phoenix office manager, Scott Jenkins, added, “Michael is a well-rounded business lawyer, and that’s what our clients look for in lawyers advising them on real estate matters. Whether clients are taking a first look at a transaction or sorting out a dispute at the end, Michael brings a perspective that looks at the big picture and what it means for the whole business. »

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