Ms. Mikhail is best known for her successful representation of retail, office and hospitality companies in leasing or joint-venturing of shopping centers, street locations, malls, mixed-use buildings, office buildings, apartment buildings and other commercial properties. Ms. Mikhail has negotiated leases in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island City, Long Island, Miami, Chicago, Beverly Hills, and various malls throughout the country.
As a professional having represented clients in extensive aspects of business transactions, Ms. Mikhail brings unique insight to every case, having represented landlords, tenants, debtors and creditors. Frequently being on “both sides of the table” provides Ms. Mikhail the astute ability to understand and persuasively advocate for her client in each negotiation, no matter how complex or streamlined. Her extensive experience, ability to negotiate effectively coupled with her practical approach to resolving the issues presented enables Ms. Mikhail to finalize difficult transactions efficiently and successfully.
Ms. Mikhail is admitted to practice law in New York and California. Ms. Mikhail earned her Bachelor Degrees in Political Science and Sociology in 1993 from California State University, Northridge in Northridge, California in 1993. Ms. Mikhail earned her Juris Doctorate from University of La Verne, College of Law in Woodland Hills, California in 1996. Ms. Mikhail has been a member of the California State Bar since 1996 and a member of the New York State Bar since 2006.
Ms. Mikhail began her career at Armstrong & Tabor, specializing in litigation and insurance defense. She then joined the Law Offices of Wayne Abb specializing in landlord/tenant and foreclosure litigation. Ms. Mikhail thereafter joined Weintraub Law Corporation, now known as Weintraub &Selth, APC, specializing in bankruptcy matters, including Chapter 7, 11 and 13 matters and bankruptcy litigation. In 2003, Ms. Mikhail joined the law Offices of Matin Emouna in Mineola, New York, now known as Emouna & Mikhail, P.C.