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Michael most recently served as Reed Smith's Managing Partner - Americas.  Previously, he was the Chief Legal Officer and Global Head of Strategy for Reed Smith.  As Global Head of Strategy, he led Reed Smith’s global expansion and particularly its merger activity.  He has been involved in seven significant merger transactions including mergers in London, Hong Kong, Chicago and California.  Michael has also been responsible for opening Reed Smith offices in Houston, Munich, Paris, Beijing, Shanghai, and Singapore.  In addition, he does recruiting in strategic markets and leads significant strategic initiatives.


  • Boston University School of Law, 1983, J.D.
  • University of Pennsylvania, 1980, B.S., Economics, Wharton School

  • Member, Board of Advisors of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia, Inc.
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • American Bar Association