Rising Stars in Law: Mike Van Someren

Class of 2022

  • Category: BizTimes Milwaukee
  • Number of years working in your current industry: 8
  • Undergrad degree/university: B.A. in History, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2008
  • Graduate degree/university: J.D., cum laude, Marquette University Law School, 2012

Mike Van Someren, shareholder and corporate attorney at Milwaukee-based Davis|Kuelthau s.c., is chair of the firm’s capital markets and securities team and a member of the real estate, commercial finance, and corporate practice groups. 

He represents clients in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including providing advice on entity selection and formation, drafting purchase and sale agreements, offers to purchase, performing due diligence, and negotiating and drafting agreements with municipalities and other stakeholders.

“Mike is a creative lawyer who can handle most any corporate and real estate matter and can adapt to changing circumstances during the course of a deal,” said Brian Randall, attorney at Davis|Kuelthau. “He combines his wealth of experience with practical solutions to assist clients in raising and securing funding and structuring complex transactions. Mike always strikes the right balance for clients by strongly advocating for them and safeguarding their interests while keeping the overall picture in perspective to ensure that a small issue does not ruin a big deal.”

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