Michael A. Hill



J.D., Stanford Law School, 1998

M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary, 1995

B.A., Westmont College, 1990


State Bar of California (Real Property and Construction Law sections)

Orange County Bar Association (Real Property and Construction Law sections)

California Construction and Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA)

UC Irvine Center for Real Estate


Mr. Hill specializes in commercial real estate law, with an emphasis on development projects, purchase and sale transactions, leasing, and financing. Mr. Hill also has significant experience in preparing and negotiating construction and architectural agreements and in forming real estate-related business entities such as limited liability companies, partnerships and joint ventures.

Before joining Garrett Stiepel Ryder LLP in 2004, Mr. Hill was a real estate associate with Pillsbury Winthrop LLP in San Francisco and Orange County.


Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars

A-V Peer Rated (highest legal ability rating available from Martindale-Hubbell)

Best Lawyers in America