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About Me

Practice Areas: Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law; Health Care; Creditors’ Rights; Collection of Foreign Judgments; Employment Law

Admitted: 1992, Georgia; 2003, South Carolina and Tennessee; 2004, West Virginia

Law School: University of Georgia, J.D., cum laude, 1992

College: University of Alabama, B.A., 1989

Member: Savannah Bar Association; State Bar of Georgia; State Bar of W.V.; Tennesse State Bar.

Biography: Phi Beta Kappa. Delta Phi Alpha. Phi Delta Phi. Hatton Lovejoy Scholar. Editorial Board, 1990-1991 and Research and Special Projects Editor, 1991-1992, Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law. Author: "The Privatization of Socialist Property on East Germany's Path to Democracy," Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law, 1991. "The Status of the New Value Exception to the Absolute Priority Rule - Norwest Bank Worthington v. Ahlers," Commercial Law Journal, 1992. Presenter, "Partnerships LLCs and LLPs in Georgia" (Lorman Education Services), 1998, 1999 and 2000.


Practice Areas


  1. Health Care: 25%
  2. Litigation: 25%
  3. Foreclosure: 20%
  4. Bankruptcy & Debt: 10%
  5. Other: 20%
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Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Christopher Herndon Smith

    I endorse this lawyer's work. Michael is an excellent local attorney who focuses on client service.


    Christopher Smith Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Birney O'Brian Bull

    Michael is not only a highly competent attorney, he is an individual of superlative personal character. His commitment to his work is impressive. I recommend Michael.


    Birney Bull Adoption Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

7 East Congress Street, Suite 712
Savannah, GA, 31401

7e Congress St Ste 712
Po Box 8472
Savannah, GA, 31412

7e Congress St Ste 712
Po Box 8472
Savannah, GA, 31412



SCGood Standing200303/07/2013
GAActive Member in Good Standing 199209/08/2015

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Association NamePosition NameDuration
Savannah Bar AssociationN/AN/A
State Bar of GeorgiaN/AN/A
State Bar of South CarolinaN/AN/A
State Bar of TennesseeN/AN/A
State Bar of West VirginiaN/AN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of GeorgiaN/AJuris Doctor, cum laude1992
University of AlabamaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1989