Michael's practice focuses primarily on general corporate, transactional, commercial finance, antitrust, and securities law, including mergers and acquisitions, public and private offerings, securities law compliance and other securities regulatory matters, and corporate governance. In this capacity, Michael counsels both publicly and privately held companies of all sizes and in a variety of industries.
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, was a summer associate at Pierce Atwood and worked as a legal intern for the Maine Attorney General's Office. Before pursuing a legal career, Michael worked in the marketing industry as a media buyer, negotiating and coordinating national advertising budgets for various companies.
The New Net Worth Standard for Accredited Investors, Pierce Atwood Business Counselor, March 21, 2012
Board of Trustees, Youth and Family Outreach, Portland, Maine, 2008 – present
Board of Trustees, Maine JumpStart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy, 2012 - present