Michael earned a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles and a J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Prior to joining Babcock & Brown in 2006, Mr. Blumenthal was an attorney at White & Case LLP, where he specialized in aircraft finance transactions. Mr. Blumenthal has 15 years of experience in the aircraft leasing industry. Michael is based in Singapore.