Michael Lebovitz concentrates on international business and tax planning. He has advised on the tax aspects of international joint ventures, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, post-transaction integration, international corporate finance, capital market transactions and general international tax planning matters. His clients include leaders in media and entertainment, life sciences, high technology, consumer products and private equity.

Having extensive experience in pre-transaction restructuring and post-acquisition integration matters, Mike has successfully led numerous global teams advising multinational groups on restructuring in advance of a sale or spin-off of a division as well as designing and implementing integration plans following a global merger or acquisition. He has experience bringing together the corporate, tax, labour and other aspects of pre-transaction restructuring and post-merger integration.

Mike is the US desk for DLA Piper's EMEA offices. He has held numerous leadership positions in the Tax sections of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, State Bar of California and American Bar Association.

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