Michael's practice focuses primarily on general corporate, transactional, securities law, and commercial finance, including mergers and acquisitions, equity investments, private offerings, securities law compliance, and corporate governance. In this capacity, Michael counsels both publicly and privately held companies in various stages of development and in a variety of industries.
Michael also provides a wide range of businesses with strategic counseling and compliance advice regarding matters of federal and state antitrust law, including issues arising from agreements among competitors, exclusionary conduct, price maintenance and discrimination, trade association activity, and antitrust considerations in mergers and acquisitions.
Michael joined Pierce Atwood LLP as an associate in 2009. Prior to joining Pierce Atwood, Michael served as law clerk to Chief Justice Leigh I. Saufley of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. During law school, Michael served as Editor-in-Chief of the Maine Law Review, and worked as a legal intern for the Maine Attorney General's Office.
The New Net Worth Standard for Accredited Investors, Pierce Atwood Business Counselor, March 21, 2012
Board of Trustees, Maine JumpStart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy, 2012 - present
Member, Catholic Identity and Ministry Committee of the Mercy Hospital Board of Trustees, 2015 - present
Board of Trustees, Youth and Family Outreach, Portland, Maine, 2008 - 2015