Michael Forster, Counsel

Biography

Michael W. Forster is Counsel of Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard. Mike concentrates on representing financial institutions, and in real estate, contract law, general corporate law and commercial law.

His expertise in counseling financial institutions includes regulatory compliance, loan documentation, workouts, and product development. Mike has also participated in drafting banking laws and regulations for the states of Missouri and Illinois including: the Missouri Future Advance Mortgage law, Missouri regulations on loans to limited partnerships, a Missouri statute permitting interstate trust department services, manufactured home lending, and Illinois banking facilities law. He is the author of “Titling Accounts,” published by the Missouri Bankers Association.

Mike also serves closely held companies in real estate transactions, purchases and sales of businesses, corporate planning, contracts, shareholder relations and counseling business owners.

Prior to joining Sandberg Phoenix, Mike served as a Senior Vice President and General Counsel to the former Landmark Bancshares Corporation, a New York Stock Exchange bank holding company.

Mike has been named to the Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers for the Banking area since 2006.

Background

Civic Activities
Mike regularly lectures for financial institution organizations.

Professional Activities
Mike is licensed to practice in the states of Missouri and Illinois.

He is a member of the Missouri Bar Association, the Missouri Bankers Association and the Missouri Bank Counsel Board of Directors.

Education
Mike earned his Juris Doctor from Saint Louis University School of Law in 1974.

He earned his B.S. in Economics from Saint Louis University in 1971.

Services

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Successes

Publications
2014 Missouri Bankers Association Titling Accounts Manual

BIOGRAPHY

Michael W. Forster is a shareholder of Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard. Mike concentrates on representing financial institutions, and in real estate, contract law, general corporate law and commercial law.

His expertise in counseling financial institutions includes regulatory compliance, loan documentation, workouts, and product development. Mike has also participated in drafting banking laws and regulations for the states of Missouri and Illinois including: the Missouri Future Advance Mortgage law, Missouri regulations on loans to limited partnerships, a Missouri statute permitting interstate trust department services, manufactured home lending, and Illinois banking facilities law. He is the author of “Titling Accounts,” published by the Missouri Bankers Association.

Mike also serves closely held companies in real estate transactions, purchases and sales of businesses, corporate planning, contracts, shareholder relations and counseling business owners.

Prior to joining Sandberg Phoenix, Mike served as a Senior Vice President and General Counsel to the former Landmark Bancshares Corporation, a New York Stock Exchange bank holding company.

Mike has been named to the Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers for the Banking area since 2006.

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