Mike is a partner in the finance and corporate practice areas in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office.

Areas of Practice

He represents private equity sponsors, their portfolio companies, other corporate borrowers and debt capital providers across a wide variety of debt financing, M&A, and other strategic transactions.

Mike’s approach combines deep industry insights (particularly in the aerospace and defense and healthcare industries) with technical knowledge and an emphasis on efficient deal execution, making him a trusted advisor to players in the complex leveraged finance market.

Key aspects of Mike’s expertise include:

  • Focus on Private Equity: Possesses a nuanced understanding of debt financing needs arising from all aspects of the private equity investment lifecycle and guides borrower clients through initial acquisition financings and growth stages to successful exits.
  • Technical Expertise: Proficient in leading the structure, negotiation and efficient closing of a wide variety of debt finance strategies, including acquisition financing, leveraged recapitalizations, mezzanine financing, asset-based lending, and syndicated loan facilities.
  • Commercial Knowledge: Stays at the forefront of market trends relevant to the leveraged finance and private equity markets, providing clients with informed insights on critical commercial terms such as covenants and pricing, helping clients navigate the market effectively.
  • Special Situations. When the market turns, counsels clients through the process of amendments, workouts and out of court restructurings while maintaining focus on key client goals.



J.D., Emory University, with honors, 2013

B.A., Wake Forest University, 2010


  • District of Columbia
  • Georgia
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