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Michael began his law career as an Associate at a large Cleveland-area firm before joining Calfee in 2019.

Bringing nearly a decade of experience, Michael’s knowledge with the political process, including serving as the campaign manager for the re-election of Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson for an unprecedented fourth-term, allows him to advise clients at the local and state levels of government.

In addition, Michael has experience as a commercial, business litigator representing public and private corporations and public sector entities in litigation involving class-action, securities, and labor and employment disputes.

Michael has used his background as a litigator and government relations professional to establish a unique practice to meet the needs of his clients.

Michael earned his B.A. in history from Miami University and his J.D. from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, where he was on the Dean’s List, served as an editor of the Cleveland State Law Review, and a member of the Fredrick Douglass Moot Court team.

Education

J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 2015

B.A., Miami University, 2009

Professional & Community

Professional & Community

Judge John M. Manos Inn of Court, associate

Shaker Schools Foundation, board member

Union Club of Cleveland, member, board of emerging leaders

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve, board member

Center for Arts - Inspired Learning, member, board of directors

Engage! Cleveland, member, board of directors

Normal S. Minor Bar Association, member

Ohio State Bar Association, member

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, member

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Licensed In

  • Ohio

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
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