Michael (Mike) Tirman is an associate in Ice Miller’s Real Estate Group. He advises and represents clients in all areas of real estate law, including acquisitions and dispositions, finance, development, leasing, land use and zoning, entity structuring, and joint ventures.
Mike received his Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from Butler University, where he double majored in Finance and Musicology. During his undergraduate career, he interned for former Indiana Senator Richard G. Lugar and worked for Johnson & Johnson in Miami, Florida. He also served as Butler’s Student Government Association Vice President of Administration. Mike is still actively involved with Butler by serving on the Young Alumni Board.
In 2015, Mike graduated cum laude from Northwestern University School of Law and served as Managing Editor of the Northwestern University Law Review. He externed for the Honorable Virginia M. Kendall in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. In his final year of law school, he was selected as a Pritzker Legal Research Fellow.
Alongside his work as a real estate attorney, Mike teaches Real Estate Principles to upper-level business majors in the Andre B. Lacy School of Business at Butler University. Mike is also an active member of the Urban Land Institute.
Mike joined Ice Miller in September 2015, and is licensed to practice law in the States of Illinois and Indiana.
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