Michelle is an associate in the Vorys Cleveland office and a member of the finance, energy and real estate group. She represents lenders in a wide range of transactions, including syndicated and single bank asset-based facilities, commercial loans, subordinated debt financings, and workouts and restructurings. She regularly assists firm clients in the structuring and negotiation of mergers and acquisitions involving both private and public companies. She serves as corporate counsel to a number of closely-held businesses, and in the course of such representation, frequently negotiates and prepares general corporate and commercial agreements. 

Representative transactions include:

  • Advising Myers Industries, Inc. (NYSE) in its acquisitions of Trilogy Plastics, Inc. and Mohawk Rubber Sales of New England Inc.

Michelle received her J.D. summa cum laude from the Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, where she was the chief managing editor for the Cleveland State Law Review.  She received her M.B.A. and her M.A. from the University of Akron, and her B.S. magna cum laude from Austin Peay State University. Prior to attending law school, she was the director of women's soccer operations at the University of Akron.

Professional & Community Activities

Association for Corporate Growth, Member

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Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D., 2018, summa cum laude

Cleveland State Law Review, Chief Managing Editor, 2017-2018

University of Akron, M.B.A., 2015

University of Akron, M.A., 2011

Austin Peay State University, B.S., 2009, magna cum laude

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Ohio
  • Admitted to practice law only in the states listed above.
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