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Mike has represented private and public companies in purchase, sale, division, merger, liquidation and restructuring/reorganization transactions involving limited liability companies, partnerships, and Subchapter C and Subchapter S corporations. Mike’s pragmatic approach achieves his clients’ tax goals while being mindful of business considerations.

In addition to his transactional practice, Mike is also well-versed in the various federal income tax laws affecting public finance. He has assisted issuers and conduit borrowers of all sizes with tax-exempt bond offerings, including matters involving the arbitrage and rebate rules, private business use and refunding and reissuance.

Mike has been named to The Best Lawyers in America® for Tax Law (2019-2024).

He is a member of The Tax Club of Cleveland and is a regular speaker at the Cleveland Tax Institute in addition to serving in numerous officer roles.

Honors & Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Tax Law (2019-2024)
  • Ohio Super Lawyers, Ohio Rising Stars (2018)


LL.M., Taxation, University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2005

J.D., magna cum laude, The University of Toledo College of Law, Order of the Coif, 2004

B.S.B.A., Accounting, The Ohio State University, 2001

Professional & Community

Professional & Community

  • The Tax Club of Cleveland, Member
  • Cleveland Tax Institute, Regular Speaker and Officer

News & Events



Licensed In

  • Ohio 

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Tax Court
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