Michael graduated from Duquesne University School of Law in 1997, earning the distinction of graduating first in his class. He began his career as an associate for the international firm of K&L Gates in Pittsburgh, working primarily on complex commercial litigation. In 2001, Michael and his wife, Helen, returned to Erie to begin their family, which has grown to five children. For the past 24 years, Michael has developed a broad practice serving individuals and businesses in matters such as: real estate transactions, commercial litigation, business organization and counseling, wills and estates, and personal injury.
Michael’s broad experience has allowed him to assume the role of “outside general counsel” for businesses with frequent legal issues.