Before joining Major, Lindsey & Africa, Mike was a litigation partner at Freeborn & Peters, where he represented his clients in federal and state courts across the country. Mike was involved in recruiting at Freeborn for over 20 years and served as one of the firm’s hiring partners. While at Freeborn, he was also a member of the firm’s professional review committee, a work-allocation partner and the head of the firm’s closely-held business practice group.
Earlier in his career, Mike worked at Kirkland & Ellis and also clerked for the Honorable Alice M. Batchelder, Circuit Judge, United States Circuit Court for the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
University of Illinois: JD, summa cum laude
Topics Editor, University of Illinois Law Review
Order of the Coif
Recipient of the O.A. Harker Prize (awarded to the top two students in the graduating class)
Indiana University: B.S., Accountancy