Michael Boreale Attorney Profile on UpCounsel
Michael Boreale

Michael Boreale

Attorney at Law

Tucson
Arizona
Licensed in
AZ
University of
Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law

"Mike, did a good job helping me form my Arizona LLC"

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About
Michael Boreale is the founder of Boreale Law, PLC, a Tucson-based law firm, that focuses on providing out-sourced general counsel, business, employment, and international law services to small and medium-sized businesses. Michael was formerly in-house counsel with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), a component of the Department of Homeland Security.

His background is varied and includes business, labor and employment, contracts, immigration, and customs law. Michael is a graduate of the University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law. He is also a graduate of the University of Notre Dame, where he earned a B.A. degree in
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Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Mike, did a good job helping me form my Arizona LLC"

Form LLC
Posted on Apr 3, 2017
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Michael was honest and straight forward from the first conversation."

Purchase & Sell Agreement
Posted on Mar 20, 2017

Work History

Boreale Law, PLC

Principal Attorney

Oct 2012 - Present

Boreale Law, PLC brings high-quality legal advice to small and medium-sized companies. As an innovative leader in a la carte and fixed price legal services, Boreale Law can be your partner in smart business growth. With expertise in business, government, employment, and international law, Boreale Law is Southern Arizona's law firm of choice for small businesses. We pride ourselves on being approachable, responsive, and fairly-priced. Boreale Law - Let us help you find your way.

Oct 2012 - Present

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Agency Counsel

May 2007 - Oct 2012

Expert knowledge of Federal laws and regulations;
Assisted senior agency management in the development of local and nationwide policies and procedures;
Reviewed and revised agency contracts – including inter-agency agreements, indemnification agreements with private and public entities, and right-of-entry agreements on public and private lands;
Analyzed international trade, tariff, and classification matters; reviewed and recommended action on fines, penalties, and forfeitures;
Counseled agency management on sensitive disciplinary and operational matters;
Represented the United States in administrative forums both orally and in writing;
Advised senior agency management on various legal issues—including search and seizure, employment law, eminent domain, contracts, immigration law, customs law, and disclosure of evidence;
Developed and taught award-winning internal and external training courses on law and agency policy, resulting in national adoption into agency training academy;
Provided integrity and ethics advice to senior agency management;
Reviewed and resolved claims against the government under the Federal Tort Claims Act.

May 2007 - Oct 2012

Law Offices of Sipe & Landon

Attorney

Nov 2005 - May 2007

Managed all aspects of civil litigation cases from inception to completion;
Maintained close relationships with clients in varied practice areas;
Significant courtroom experience in landlord/tenant litigation;
Proven negotiation and case resolution ability;
Advised business clients on proper corporate entities to suit their needs;
Counseled clients on estate planning needs and prepared estate documents;
Business development experience through personal and professional contacts;
Successfully managed office operation in absence of managing partner.

Nov 2005 - May 2007

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