Michael is a senior partner in the bankruptcy department at McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC in Atlanta, Georgia, where he assists in the bankruptcy representation for dozens of mortgage lenders and servicers nationwide. He has been with the firm since 2004.
Michael is a native of Toronto, Canada and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Western Ontario. He graduated from Wake Forest University School of Law in 1994 and is admitted to practice in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kansas, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee.
Michael is a frequent speaker and author on various topics related to bankruptcy, including the handling of escrow accounts during a bankruptcy proceeding, and the recent bankruptcy form changes. He is also a member of numerous local and national bankruptcy organizations, including the American Bankruptcy Institute, and the National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees (associate member). Michael is chair of the Loan Modification Subcommittee of the NACTT Mortgage Committee and was recently appointed to the ABI Commission on Consumer Bankruptcy Law. He is also recognized by the American Board of Certification as a Consumer Bankruptcy Specialist.