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Troutman Sanders Partner Michael J. Whitton Named to Daily Transcript’s Top Influentials List


San Diego, September 6 – The Daily Transcript has named Troutman Sanders LLP real estate partner Michael J. Whitton to its 2018 ‘Top Influentials’ list. This list aims to honor San Diego business professionals doing the most cutting-edge work in real estate, construction, development, law, finance and the public sector. Whitton was nominated for his distinguished legal career, community involvement and preservation of historic Belmont Park.

“I’m proud to be nominated by Troutman Sanders and recognized alongside such accomplished individuals in our community,” Whitton said.

Among Whitton’s community service activities, he has been a member of the Policy Advisory Board of Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate, University of San Diego School of Business; a member of the Board of Trustees, California Western School of Law; a member of the Board of Directors, St. Augustine High School; 2016 Chair of the Farmers Insurance Open and Member, Executive Committee for 2018 Notre Dame v. Navy Game, San Diego Bowl Game Association.

Troutman Sanders’ Real Estate practice provides vigorous negotiation and advocacy for both domestic and international clients in all areas of real estate transactions, including the development, acquisition, sale, financing, leasing, management and operation of individual properties and large real estate portfolios. Attorneys have handled diverse, complex and industry-leading real estate projects across the country and regularly help clients understand, protect and maximize ownership and use rights in connection with a broad range of real estate projects and investments.

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