Michael Reagan, Esq.

As a seasoned corporate executive, attorney and certified public accountant, Michael Reagan is known for being a dealmaker and a problem-solver.  Throughout his career, he has successfully resolved thousands of disputes outside of the courtroom and is a strong believer in the alternative dispute resolution process to settle matters quickly and cost-effectively. Mr. Reagan has participated in countless mediations across the country, involving disputes ranging from the low $100,000’s to in excess of $100 million, which has allowed him to adopt the most effective mediation techniques from the country’s top mediators.

Mr. Reagan brings to ADR West more than 20 years of franchising experience, both as a franchisor and a franchisee, including 10 years as the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of one of the world’s largest multi-concept restaurant companies. Prior to that, he worked at a Big Four accounting firm serving Arizona-based Fortune 500 companies and a Phoenix-based top law firm serving Fortune 1000 clients.

Mr. Reagan is a cum laude graduate of Arizona State University College of Law and a magna cum laude graduate with a BS in accounting from the University of Arizona.

Mr. Reagan’s expertise includes mergers/acquisitions, commercial contracts, employment contracts, commercial real estate transactions (including landlord/tenant disputes), intellectual property, corporate governance and all types of commercial litigation, including class action lawsuits.

His broad business background, uncanny ability to quickly understand both sides of an issue, and his in-depth knowledge of the legal system make him an invaluable neutral to parties engaged in the alternative dispute resolution process.