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MICHAEL IWAHIRO
J.D., ESQ.

Head of Business
and Tax Services Department

Michael Iwahiro joined The Burton Law Firm in 2011, adding over 30 years of experience in business counseling and transactions for private companies and individuals. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, with a Bachelor’s Degree and a Juris Doctorate. 

Previously, Mike headed the Business Services Practice Group at McDonough Holland & Allen PC, where he practiced business law for 24 years. Immediately prior to joining The Burton Law Firm, he was a shareholder with the Portland, Oregon based firm, Bullivant Houser Bailey, practicing in its Sacramento office until its closure in March 2011.

Mr. Iwahiro’s practice areas include Business Structuring and Formation, Corporate Governance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Negotiated Business Dispute Resolution, Licensing and Intellectual Property protection in the areas of Trademarks, Trade Secrets and Copyrights. He has handled transactions worth over 100 million dollars, and counseled clients through over a hundred business sales, and nearly that many business acquisitions.

Michael has been named a “Top Lawyer” by Sacramento Magazine in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. He is rated Distinguished by Martindale Hubbel, and has received a Perfect 10 by AVVO.com.