Michael practices in the areas of financial services, commercial real estate, and general corporate practice work. He has advised borrowers and lenders in complex financial transactions involving syndications and participations, real estate lending, asset-based lending, and debt restructuring. Michael also represents local, regional, and national developers with the acquisition, development, financing and disposition of commercial real estate. Additionally, he advises businesses and their ownership groups in structuring and negotiating mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, shareholder and operating agreements, and general contractual matters.

  • Publications

    Author, When is a Partition Just a Partition and Not a Compromise? Hoover v. Hoover, published by Tulane Law Review

  • Honors and Recognition

    South Carolina Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Edition, Listed Securities & Corporate Finance (2013), Business/Corporate (2014, 2015)






South Carolina


Tulane University School of Law, JD, 2004
College of Charleston, Bachelor of Science, 1998
Tulane Law Review

Prior Law Firm Experience

Haynes and Boone, LLP
Smith Moore Leatherwood, LLP

Practice Areas