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Mike joined Reed Smith in 2017 as an associate in the firm’s Global Corporate Group. His practice includes mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, and other general corporate and transactional matters. Mike has worked as part of the deal team on a number of buy-side transactions for both private and public companies, with responsibilities that include performing and managing legal diligence and drafting ancillary agreements, resolutions, and other deal documents. Mike’s experience also includes negotiating recurring oilfield master service agreements for upstream and midstream oil companies. Mike has performed extensive legal research regarding corporate law in Delaware, Pennsylvania, and other jurisdictions in support of various transactions, created a sequence of events for a complex, multi-jurisdiction corporate capital restructuring, and represented a borrower in multiple credit agreement transactions.



  • Washington University in St. Louis, 2017, J.D.,

    Senior Editor, Washington University Law Review; CALI Award for Excellence in First-Year Contracts Course; Dean’s List; Second Place Appellant Brief in Wiley Rutledge Intramural Moot Court Competition.

  • University of Pittsburgh, 2014, B.A.

  • Pennsylvania