University of Illinois College of Law,
Order of the Coif
Notes Editor, University of Illinois Law Review
A.B., magna cum laude
District of Columbia
American Bar Association
Missouri Bar and D.C. Bar
Missouri Municipal Attorneys Association
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
National Association of Bond Lawyers
Thompson Coburn LLP
Mike focuses his legal practice on public finance, corporate law, business transactions, governmental and nonprofit law.
Mike served as the long-time chair of the Firm's Public Finance and Public Law department and of the Firm's Corporate department. Mike served for many years on the Firm's Executive Committee.
In 2012 Mike was named Best Lawyers® St. Louis Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year (by BL Rankings) and in 2013 and 2019 he was named Best Lawyers® St. Louis Public Finance Law Lawyer of the Year (by BL Rankings). Mike has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® from 1993-2022 (by BL Rankings), Chambers USA from 2014-2019 (by Chambers & Partners), and Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers from 2005-2019 (by Thomson Reuters). He focuses his practice in public finance, corporate, governmental and nonprofit law. He has represented state and local governmental entities, financial institutions and other corporate and business entities.
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