Michael D. Fonseca
Email: mfonseca@malliosobrien.com


Michael D. Fonseca, Partner, a native of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, graduated from the City College of New York (B. A. 1977) and Georgetown University Law Center (J. D. 1981). Thereafter, Michael served with several agencies of the District of Columbia government. From 1987 to 1990, Michael was the Staff Director of the District of Columbia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board.

Since 1990, Michael has been engaged in private practice, representing clients before the District of Columbia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, the District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA), and other municipal agencies. Michael has extensive experience assisting transactional counsel with the Alcoholic Beverage Control licensing implications of hotel acquisitions, including transactions involving private equity and mezzanine lenders. Michael interacts regularly with community groups regarding challenges to proposed and existing alcoholic beverage businesses. Michael works with the District of Columbia Council and staff to effect legislative solutions to licensing and regulatory issues on behalf of our clients. Michael also tries contested matters before the District´┐Żs Alcoholic Beverage Control Board.

Michael Fonseca is admitted in the District of Columbia (1982).

Michael is on extended medical leave. Communications to Michael should be directed to sobrien@malliosobrien.com