Michael represents secured and unsecured creditors, creditors’ committees, trustees and debtors in a multitude of workout and bankruptcy matters, including complex Chapter 7 and 11 cases. He is experienced in a variety of industries including health care, retail, manufacturing, financial services, automotive and others. In addition, Michael has represented state and federal receivers, gaining a keen understanding of the many issues and pressures they face.
Chair, Automotive Practice Group; Member of the firm’s Executive Committee; Previous Philadelphia Office Managing Partner; Previous Co-Chair of the Financial Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice Group
American Bankruptcy Institute; Pennsylvania Bar Association; National Association of Dealer Counsel; Board of Directors, Ronald McDonald House of Philadelphia.
Boston University School of Management (M.B.A., 1991). Boston University School of Law (J.D., 1990). Princeton University (A.B., 1987).
Active in the Philadelphia community, Michael works closely with the nonprofit, Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project (CBAP), providing support through supervising attorneys, working closely with law students and serving as a mentor. Additionally, he is a frequent writer and lecturer on creditors’ rights and other related topics.