Michael Van Someren
Associate

Location: Milwaukee
T: 414.225.1433
F: 414.278.3633
111 E. Kilbourn Avenue, Suite 1400
Milwaukee, WI 53202-6613
Assistant: Mary Michalek
T: 414.225.7518

Education

  • J.D., cum laude, Marquette University Law School, 2012
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2008

Professional Activities

  • Admitted, all Wisconsin State Courts
  • Member, State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Member, Milwaukee Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, NAIOP-Commercial Real Estate Development Association

Michael Van Someren
Associate

Main Bio | Notable Representations | Leadership

Biography

Mike is a member of the real estate, commercial finance, and corporate practice groups at Davis and Kuelthau. He regularly counsels clients in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including providing advice on entity selection and formation, drafting purchase and sale agreements, offers to purchase, performing due diligence, and negotiating and drafting agreements with municipalities and other stakeholders. He has extensive experience counseling clients on land use and zoning matters, such as drafting easements and restrictive covenants, and providing advice regarding project requirements under local zoning laws. Mike also represents landlords and tenants in the drafting and negotiation of retail, healthcare, industrial and office lease agreements.

In addition to his commercial real estate work, Mike advises clients on corporate matters. He focuses specifically on corporate governance issues, business to business contract review and negotiation and business to consumer contract drafting. Mike represents clients in merger and acquisition transactions, negotiating and drafting stock purchase and asset purchase agreements and performing due diligence research.

Representing clients on commercial finance transactions, Mike addresses their capital needs, including structuring joint ventures, raising cash from investors through the sale of securities in private placements, as well as tax credit financing when available. Mike also represents borrowers and lenders in the negotiation and drafting of loan documents.

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