George Michak has been practicing law for more than thirty years. His areas of practice include: auction law; general corporate and business matters; commercial transactions; administrative law; professional licensing; economic development financing and incentives; commercial and appellate litigation; oil and gas; real estate; and land use.
George has a dedicated auction law practice, regularly representing auctioneers and auction companies on all legal aspects affecting the auction industry, including: contracts; litigation; administrative law; licensing and disciplinary matters; online auctions; intellectual property; business purchases and sales; land use; real estate; environmental issues; oil, gas, and mineral rights; federal and state restrictions on the sale of certain property (including taxidermy and firearms); sales tax; Uniform Commercial Code; succession planning; ethics; best practices; and risk management. Recognizing the significant impact of technology on the auction industry (and on the law as it relates to the auction industry) George monitors technological and legal developments affecting the industry. George also helps auctioneers and auction companies identify, manage, and reduce risk while educating sellers and buyers and protecting commissions, premiums, and fees.