Prior to joining CSG, Michael was an associate attorney for Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel, LLP where he primarily focused on defending maritime and transportation claims. He also practiced in the areas of insurance defense, insurance coverage, property and casualty, workers compensation and wrongful death and personal injury defense.
Michael obtained his Juris Doctor from Florida Coastal School of Law; earning the book award in Trusts & Estates Drafting. During law school, Michael was a member of the Mock Trial team and a legislator for the Student Bar Association. As an advocate, he placed runner-up at the Carolinas Mock Trial Tournament and was a finalist in the Spohrer & Dodd Closing Arguments Competition.
Prior to law school, Michael worked as an assistant project manager and quality inspector for a residential construction company based in Amelia Island, Florida. He was in charge of preparing contracts and estimates and reviewing construction and building plans to ensure compliance with current building codes, local ordinances and zoning regulations. In his spare time, Michael is an avid golfer and stays involved in his community.