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Mike understands the operational & financial challenges facing companies today. He spent over 15 years serving as COO, EVP, SVP, VP and General Counsel for the financial service industry. Having P&L responsibility for multiple business departments and functional areas, including claims, IT, legal, program sales and underwriting, Mike understands how to find pragmatic solutions to complex challenges. His firsthand management of thousands of commercial auto, workers’ compensation, excess, professional liability, and physical damage claims gives him a holistic understanding of contractual risk transfer. His years of managing a $100 million+ litigation budget make him a cost-containment expert.

His practice focuses on finding creative and cost-effective solutions for companies related to claims & insurance management, corporate compliance, employment, contractual relationships, comprehensive service agreements, independent contractors, investors, insurance coverage, litigation management, regulatory compliance, technology and vendor management.

Mike is also CEO of Transaction Expeditors (TE), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Frost Brown Todd. TE is a strategic technology & innovation company with deep experience in the insurance, transportation and mergers & acquisition verticals. TE offers AI-enabled contract review and redlining solutions that help companies do more with less. TE makes contract review easier and helps companies close deals faster utilizing people, process & technology. View more information about Transaction Expeditors.​

Other Info About Mike

Education

Law School

William Mitchell College of Law, J.D.

Undergraduate School

Ball State University, Bachelor of Science, cum laude

Certifications

Harvard Business School, Strategic Financial Analysis for Business Evaluation

Wharton University of Pennsylvania, Finance & Accounting for Non-Financial Managers

Bar Memberships

Mike is licensed to practice in the following state(s):

Indiana

Minnesota (Non-Active)

Courts

Mike is admitted to practice before the following court(s):

United States District Court, Northern District of Indiana

United States District Court, Southern District of Indiana

United States District Court, for the District of Minnesota (Non-Active)

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

American Trucking Association

Trucking Industry Defense Association

Truckload Carriers Association

Transportation Lawyers Association

Indiana Motor Truck Association

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

Meals on Wheels of Central Indiana, Director, 2010 to 2019

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