M&A Transactional Solutions
Executive Vice President and Transactional Insurance Practice Leader
Michael leads the Transactional Insurance practice at CAC Specialty, which specializes in negotiating, placing, and advocating for coverage with respect to Representation & Warranty Insurance, Tax Insurance, and Contingent Risk Insurance.
Michael’s past experience includes placements of transactional insurance policies across a wide range of deal sizes and industries. These include, for example, R&W placements in healthcare, energy, financial services, technology, and other industries; Tax placements covering issues related to S Corp qualification, tax credits, and internal reorganizations; and Contingent Risk policies with respect to various litigation and successor liability issues.
He also has experience litigating (as outside counsel) and advocating for coverage (as leader of a broker’s financial-lines claims team) under Representation & Warranty, Directors & Officers, Professional Liability, Cyber, and other lines of coverage.
Prior to joining CAC Specialty, Michael was most recently a Vice President at McGriff, Seibels & Williams, where he founded a Transactional Insurance practice. He practiced law before that, first as a law clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and then at King & Spalding LLP in Atlanta. Michael earned his J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law (high honors; Order of the Coif) and his B.A. from The University of Mississippi (summa cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa), where he also lettered in baseball.