Summary

Michael is a corporate attorney who focuses his practice on business and financial aspects of the law. Michael advises financial and strategic private equity investors on complex issues arising from mergers and acquisitions and joint venture transactions. He also works closely with the co-chair of Taft’s Venture Capital practice group to advise founders, private equity investors, and emerging growth companies on a variety of transactions ranging from formation and series seed financings to later stage venture capital financings and exits. Michael regularly counsels clients on entity formation, organization, and other general corporate matters.

Prior to joining Taft, Michael earned his B.S. in finance and international business, with high distinction, from Indiana University Kelley School of Business. He was a direct admit to the Indiana University Maurer School of Law where he graduated cum laude. His note “The Globalization of American Debt: The Real Impact of China’s Rise as a Creditor State,” was published in the IU Journal of Global Legal Studies. Michael was a summer associate with the firm prior to joining full time.

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Education

  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law (2018)

    cum laude

  • Indiana University Kelley School of Business (2015)

    High Distinction

Speeches and Publications

  • Note, The Globalization of American Debt: The Real Impact of China's Rise as a Creditor State, 25 IND. J. GLOB. LEGAL STUD. 1 (2018).