Michael D. Martz

Managing Partner
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Offices Columbus
Phone 614.464.6451
Fax 614.719.4841

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Bar & Court Admissions

Michael is a partner in the Vorys Columbus office and serves as the firm's managing partner. Michael is a member of the corporate and business organizations group and serves as corporate counsel to both large companies (Fortune 1000 corporations) and small businesses (start-up, emerging and mature closely held businesses) engaged in multiple industries including manufacturing, retail, financial institutions and the restaurant and food industry.

Michael focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, capital raising transactions, divestitures, joint ventures, corporate governance, contract matters and licensing.

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Other Career Highlights:

Michael serves as the co-chair of the Legal Aid Society of Columbus' 2019-2022 Capital Campaign. 

Michael accompanied Ohio Governor Robert Taft and representatives of the Ohio Department of Development on a trade mission to France and Germany in 1995.

Michael was chief presenter and organizer of a seminar for general counsel of Fortune 1000 corporations located in Ohio addressing aspects of corporate law of particular interest to Fortune 1000 corporations.

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