January 7, 2009 / Press Release

Michael P. Shuster Joins Porter Wright's Naples Office

Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP welcomes attorney Michael P. Shuster to the partnership. Mr. Shuster, who is licensed to practice law in Florida, Indiana, New York, and Ohio, will join the firm's Bankruptcy and Reorganization Practice Group and will work from the firm's Naples and Cleveland, Ohio offices.

"With experience not only in bankruptcy and reorganization matters but also real estate and general corporate law, Mike is able to offer clients sound business advice in today's challenging economy," said W. Jeffrey Cecil, Partner-in-Charge of Porter Wright's 17-attorney Naples office. "We're pleased and excited to welcome him to our team," Cecil continued.

Mr. Shuster, a graduate of The Ohio State University College of Law and the University of Notre Dame, focuses on bankruptcy and creditors' and debtors' rights. He assists clients with business reorganizations, workouts, and restructurings and is Board Certified in Business Bankruptcy Law by the American Board of Certification. In addition, Mr. Shuster represents privately held businesses in connection with acquisitions and dispositions, provides general corporate advice, and represents developers and other parties in connection with the purchase and sale of real estate interests. His practice also encompasses all aspects of secured transactions pursuant to Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code.