Fun Facts About Michael Gayler
I started practicing Collaboratively because:
It just made too much sense not to.
What I like best about this job:
Thinking outside the box.
My hobbies are:
Tennis; Sporting Clays; Movies; Music
My last meal would consist of:
Popcorn and laughter
My favorite restaurant is:
The Oyster Bar in Grand Central Terminal in NYC.
The most interesting thing I have ever done is:
Join the Circus for two years.
The two greatest influences of my life have been:
My grandfather, David Ginsberg, who taught me to play chess; The Beatles, who taught me the language of music.
I drive a:
I wish I drove a:
I am currently reading:
The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
The Cider House Rules
“I Met A Boy Named Frank Mills” which I sang to my daughters growing up
4 Fantasy dinner guests – (living or dead):
Albert Einstein, Robin Williams, Elizabeth I and Hedy Lamarr
Illegitimati Non Carborundum
My friends say my greatest asset is:
Ability to communicate.
The most important advice I could give a teenager is:
Try new things and don’t hurt anyone while doing it.
My best advice to divorcing couples is:
Try to be patient with each other.
My favorite vacation is:
Ocean cruising or sailing.
My mentor was:
Jimmy Jalenak, Yale Law ’65. When asked to list his club affiliation for the Yale Law School Directory wrote: “Sam’s Club”
I handle stress by:
Taking deep breaths, juggling and listening to Bach.
Married, 2 children and 2 grandchildren
A.B., Occidental College;
Master of Clowning, Ringling Bros. Clown College;
J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School