Michael E. Kozlarek

Managing Member


Michael Kozlarek provides client-centric services with a focus on government finance, economic/community development projects, real estate, development agreements/public-private partnerships, asset acquisition, intergovernmental agreements, and legislation. Prior to King Kozlarek Root, Michael created Kozlarek Law and was a co-owner (unit partner) of a nationally recognized, regionally situated firm where he garnered over 14 years of extensive experience in all sizes and manner of financings and economic development projects around the country. Michael has been involved in billions of dollars of investment and the creation of tens of thousands of jobs in economic development matters, some of which have been more “traditional” while others have been more innovative representations involving downtown and community development.

Licensed: SC, GA, NC, &  VA

Practice Areas

  • Public Finance
  • Government
  • General Counsel
  • Real Estate


Artrium Baccalauri, History,
Princeton University

Master in Criminal Justice,
University of South Carolina

Master of International Business Studies,
Darla Moore School of Business

Juris Doctor, University of South Carolina
School of Law