A licensed attorney, Michael has over 25 years experience in sourcing, developing, negotiating and closing complex commercial transactions. Michael believes in achieving every objective for his clients through creativity, empathy, diligence and precision.
After attaining a BA (Philosophy) and JD (Honors) from the College and Law School of the University of Chicago, Michael was associated with the law firms of Lord, Bissell (now Locke Lord) and Schiff Hardin, where he specialized in business restructurings of public and private companies both in and outside of chapter 11. Michael then moved into the world of trading and special situation analysis with market-makers and trading firms in Chicago and New York, before starting Surgi-Connect LLC with his partners.
Michael believes that every transaction can and should be a win-win situation for his clients, and is 100% dedicated to their success.
In his spare time, Michael volunteers with PAWS, where he is dedicated to matching pets with their new owners!