Michael joined Nouryon in December 2018 from Axalta Coating Systems, where he served nearly six years as General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer in addition to other responsibilities.
He has over 25 years of legal experience, and the departments he led have received numerous awards and commendations. Michael, himself, was chosen in 2018 as a General Counsel Impact Award Winner from The Legal Intelligencer.
His prior roles include 11 years with General Dynamics, including serving for three years, in London, as Vice President, General Counsel and Director of Ethics and Export Compliance at General Dynamics United Kingdom.
In addition, Michael served in a variety of legal roles in other companies as well as serving as an associate at Willie Farr & Gallagher and as an attorney in the Office of the General Counsel at the Federal Communications Commission.
Michael graduated from Indiana University with honors with a B.S. in Finance and graduated cum laude from New York University’s School of Law.