Michael is a seasoned General Counsel and Compliance Executive with a proven track record in designing, implementing, and overseeing robust and award-winning corporate legal and compliance programs. With over two decades in the healthcare field, Michael is an accomplished leader who has dedicated his career to ensuring legal and compliance excellence for publicly traded healthcare companies on both domestic and international fronts.

Michael began his legal journey in Los Angeles California at the international law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, where he was a corporate mergers and acquisitions specialist, who also worked on venture capital, corporate financings, corporate governance and corporate securities matters. Of course, being in LA, Michael also dabbled in film law, working on franchises such as Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Fast and the Furious, and Shrek.

Following Gibson, Dunn, Michael served as a legal and compliance attorney for the world’s largest biotechnology firm, and later to a multinational pharmaceutical company, where he consummated over $22B in acquisitions and licensing transactions, helped expand each company’s footprint internationally, and served as a local and regional general counsel.

In addition to his extensive legal experience, Michael has extensive compliance experience, having served as a Global Compliance Executive and as Global Compliance Lead for a range of critical domains including Marketing, Market Access, Pricing, Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Third Party Risk Management, Conflicts of Interests and Corporate Risk Assurance.

Michael’s legal journey through the intricate landscapes of the healthcare industry has led him to PHI, where his insights and leadership will empower PHI to chart a course of excellence in the face of ever-evolving risks. With a holistic approach, and your help, Michael will equip PHI to thrive with integrity, shaping a future where legal and compliance transcends boundaries.