Michael is a native of Indianapolis, Indiana. He attended Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia for his undergraduate studies and then proceeded directly to the University of Notre Dame Law School. He became a member of the Indiana Bar in 2005. After working in private practice and as in-house counsel at U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Michael joined Fisher Maas Howard Lloyd & Wheeler as an attorney in 2013.
Michael focuses his practice on third-party insurance defense, business, and commercial litigation. He has served as lead counsel in jury trials, bench trials, and hearings before the American Arbitration Association. He has defended clients in personal injury matters, 42 U.S.C. § 1983 litigation, contract, and business tort litigation.
Michael is a married father of two. He is an active member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. (Xi Sigma) and is a life member of the Morehouse College National Alumni Association (Indianapolis Chapter). Michael has served as Chair of the Board of the Jane Pauley Community Health Center. He is also actively involved in his church.
Morehouse College, B.A., magna cum laude, Urban Studies/Management, 2002
University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2005
All State Courts in Indiana
United States District Court in the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana
United State Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Indiana State Bar Association
Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana
National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF)