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As a commercial litigation attorney, Michael advocates for clients inside and outside of the courtroom.

Devoted to helping clients and easing worries, Michael works closely with clients to discover how resolutions to litigation align with business operations. He aims to keep companies – large and small, across industry sectors – efficiently running without interruptions. Michael assists clients with matters including:

  • Business disputes
  • Breach of warranty
  • Breach of contract
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Product liability

Michael is appreciated for sifting through facts, issue spotting and creative solutions to complex legal issues – making sure clients are informed every step of the way. He enjoys taking a systemic approach to breaking down clients’ sophisticated litigation hurdles, reaching positive results as well as long-term operational goals.



  • J.D., University of Illinois Chicago School of Law
    • summa cum laude
    • UIC Review of Intellectual Property Law
    • Moot Court Honors Council
  • B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
2023 Pro Bono Contributor
Outside the Office

Michael enjoys traveling all over the world and is a dual Irish-American citizen. Most recently, he and his girlfriend, Erin, visited Banff, AB, Canada, as well as the Cayman Islands. Michael also enjoys skiing in places such as Park City, Utah, although his favorite sport is golf. Michael also samples Chicago’s restaurants, particularly barbecue joints.

Community Leadership

In collaboration with the firm, Michael has worked on pro bono cases, including those involving Section 1983 civil rights for incarcerated individuals.