Michael Stanley is one of the leaders of the Estate Planning group at Wright, Constable & Skeen and also holds a successful general business practice. His work and experience has earned him a number of recognitions such as Super Lawyer’s list of “Rising Stars” and Strathmore’s list of “Who’s Who”.
Mr. Stanley attended the University of Baltimore School of Law and then completed a judicial clerkship with The Honorable John W. Sause, Jr. of the Circuit Court for Queen Anne’s County. Immediately after his clerkship, Mr. Stanley worked at an elder law firm in Baltimore City. In June, 2000, Mr. Stanley joined the law firm of Wright, Constable & Skeen, L.L.P. as an associate. In January, 2006, Mr. Stanley was admitted as a partner of the firm.
Mr. Stanley predominately works in providing representation to clients for estate planning, estate administration, trust administration, and estates and trusts litigation. He is also routinely involved with corporate governance issues, tax issues, equity holder disputes, and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Stanley has provided representation to clients in state courts, federal court, private mediation, and arbitration.
Mr. Stanley has been actively involved with the Bar Association of Baltimore City over the course of his career, where he has chaired several committees. Mr. Stanley lives in Rodgers Forge, with his wife, and their twin boys. He is an ardent supporter of the Roland Park Baseball Leagues, where he has served as a manager, as a trustee on its Board of Trustees, and previously serving as its Commissioner.