Michael is a member of the firm’s Corporate and M&A practice groups. His practice is focused on transactional work, including mergers, stock and asset acquisitions, corporate restructurings, and debt and equity financings. He also assists clients—from emerging growth businesses to public companies and investment firms—with general corporate matters and commercial contract negotiation.

Michael has experience representing parties in a range of industries, including education, software and technology, transportation, construction, waste management, packaging, and financial companies.

Michael earned his J.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He earned his undergraduate degree in Germanic Studies from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.

  • Listed among Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch”: Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law (2024)
  • Listed among North Carolina Super Lawyers: Mergers & Acquisitions – Rising Stars (2022-2024)