Mike focuses his practice on corporate and intellectual property matters for both closely held and public companies.

Get To Know Mike

Mike's experience includes merger and acquisition and contract drafting and review for companies in high-tech and other industries. He files and prosecutes state and federal trademark applications and copyright applications. In that role, he has represented clients in administrative proceedings in federal and state court as well as before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

He serves numerous nonprofit organizations including Renovation Alliance, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Virginia, and Total Action for Progress.

Mike is regularly ranked as a go-to attorney for Intellectual Property matters by Virginia Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers as well as Virginia Business magazine’s Legal Elite list.

Mike earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and his law degree from Wake Forest University. While in law school, Mike served as an editor of the Wake Forest Law Review.



Hon. Jackson L. Kiser, U.S. District Court Judge for the Western District of Virginia in Danville


Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D.

University of Virginia, B.A.



District of Columbia Bar

U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

U.S. Court of Federal Claims

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia

U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia


  • American Bar Association
  • Raleigh Court Presbyterian Church Endowment Committee
  • Ronald McDonald House of Southwest Virginia
  • Renovation Alliance
  • Roanoke Bar Association
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Washington, D.C. Bar Association

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  • Speaking Engagement
    Understanding Intellectual Property and the Value of Trademarks

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