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Michael C. Pruter

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Michael C. Pruter is a partner in the San Diego office. Mike is the former Chair of Allen Matkins' Tax and Joint Venture Department and serves on the firm's Strategic Planning Committee. He has extensive experience in real estate development, finance and tax. Mike also has vast experience on acquisition, development, joint venture and financing of real estate investments. Mike's clients include some of the nation's leading real estate developers and investors. As an expert in federal income tax matters, Mike routinely advises clients in connection with structuring partnerships, joint ventures and limited liability companies to achieve the optimum income tax result. He has significant experience in all aspects of corporate acquisitions, reorganizations and restructures, and tax.


  • American Bar Association
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI)


  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the field of Tax Law (2014 - 2019)


Michael received his B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and his J.D. from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.

Bar Admissions

  • California