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Michael Bakhama

Associate
DLA Piper

Phone: 410-580-4552
E-mail:
michael.bakhama @ dlapiper.com



Biography

Michael Bakhama is an associate at DLA Piper LLP (US) in its Baltimore office, where he has a wide-ranging practice in the area of litigation, including cases involving trusts and estates, real property, corporate and securities litigation, business torts, commercial law, and contract disputes.  In trial and appellate courts, he primarily represents clients operating in the accounting, biotechnology, financial services, and insurance industries.  Mr. Bakhama’s representations have also included arbitrations and government investigations.  His active pro bono practice includes appellate matters involving significant issues of constitutional law and criminal procedure.

Mr. Bakhama also has experience in the area of estate planning, including the drafting and construction of wills and trusts; estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax matters; estate and trust administration; tax planning for high-net-worth individuals and families; and advising fiduciaries.

Mr. Bakhama received his J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of Maryland Carey School of Law and his B.S., summa cum laude, from Towson University.  While in law school, he received the William Strobel Thomas Prize for attaining the highest scholastic average in his graduating class; the Judge Roszel Thomsen Prize for excellence in Federal Jurisdiction; the Levin & Gann Award for excellence in Estates and Trusts; and served as a research assistant, teaching assistant, and on the editorial board of the Maryland Law Review.



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