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Mike serves as a member for the firm’s Government Services practice group where he focuses his practice on a variety of legislative and procurement opportunities including policy development on both a local and state level.

Mike is the former Indianapolis Chamber Director of Public Policy. At the Chamber, he led efforts to improve the functionality of government and develop and advance mass transportation throughout the central Indiana region. This work required coordination of multiple state and local agencies, as well as federal elected officials.

Mike is also community leader and active in the Republican Party. Formerly the Marion County Republican Party Executive Director, Mike helped found the Broad Ripple GOP Club, a young professionals organization created to engage the next generation of leaders. He has also served on the board of the Downtown GOP Club, a young Republicans group focused on making Indiana better. Mike has also worked on countless local, state and federal campaigns. Additionally, Mike serves as a board member on the Make-A-Wish foundation and is active with his neighborhood association.

Mike's Relevant Experience

Government Relations

Government is a discipline in information. It is essential to collect as much information for clients as necessary to make deliberate decisions. Mike strives to gather that information for our clients and help walk them through the decisions they need to make to achieve success.

​Mike has:

  • Helped in the formation and activation of a coalition to advocate for improved transit options in central Indiana that successfully passed legislation in 2014
  • Represented clients on state and local procurement matters in a number of different industries
  • Represented a client on one of the first vertical public-private-partnership procurement projects in the U.S.

Other Info About Mike

Work History

Prior Work Experience

Special Counsel to the office of Corporation Counsel – In 2009 Mike worked with the Mayor of Indianapolis’ administration to identify overlaps in process and coordinated improvements to the functionality of services, as well as worked to pass city ordinances to implement the needed changes.

Executive Director, Marion County Republican Party


Law School

Indiana University School of Law, J.D., 2003

Undergraduate School

Wabash College, 2000

Bar Memberships

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



Local & National Recognition

Governor-Elect Eric Holcomb, Transition Team Member

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Government Affairs Society of Indiana

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

State Law Resources, Board of Directors, Chair & President, 2022-2023

Christ the King, School Commission Member

Make-a-Wish Foundation, Board Member

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Leadership Team | Candidate for Man of the Year, 2014

Indiana Sports Corp, Presidential Council

Central Indiana Regional Transportation Authority, Board Member

Indiana State Chamber of Commerce, Government Affairs Council

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