Michael S. Wallack
Concentration: Commercial and Retail Leasing; Commercial Lending; Corporate Transactions; Corporate Acquisitions; Business Entity Formation; Real Estate Acquisitions and Development; and Commercial Litigation (including collections and mechanic’s liens)
Michael Wallack, who graduated from Northwestern University and earned his J.D. (cum laude) at Indiana University Bloomington, assists businesses in their formation and day-to-day operational issues, and has been involved in numerous corporate transactions, including corporate acquisitions. Mr. Wallack has also been involved in forming many corporations, limited liability companies, and other business organizations. Mr. Wallack, the lead attorney for the recent renovation and conversion of the downtown Indianapolis bus station to the new headquarters of the Indiana Department of Education, has served as counsel to both landlords and tenants; in that capacity he has been the responsible attorney for several major office building projects. He also has extensive experience in leasing and landlord-tenant disputes. Mr. Wallack has also represented commercial lenders in both real estate and business financing matters. Mr. Wallack has been lead counsel for commercial litigation matters, including general business disputes, shareholder actions, mechanic’s lien litigation, environmental litigation, and collections. He has also been involved with retail development, dispositions, and financing. Mr. Wallack also has experience in the areas of estate planning, trademarks, and rights of publicity.
Mr. Wallack began his legal career at Klineman Rose Wolf & Wallack before co-founding Wallack & Wallack and, in 1999, Wallack Somers & Haas.
Mr. Wallack served as President of the Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council from June 2008 through June 2010. He continues to serve on that organization’s Board and Executive Committee. Mr. Wallack is presently a member of the Carmel Mayor’s Advisory Commission on Human Relations. He previously served as a member of the Board of the Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis, as the Chair of Indiana Equality, and as a member of the Indiana Race Relations Leadership Network.