Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
M (Michael) litigates high-stakes divorce and child custody cases, regularly handling multi-million dollar divorces involving closely-held businesses, commercial real estate valuation, fraud and concealed assets, executive benefits, trusts, and inherited wealth, in addition to high-conflict custody cases with allegations of abuse, alienation, or mental health complications. Their clients include business owners, public figures, entrepreneurs, C-suite executives, high-net-worth families, medical and legal professionals, and their spouses.
M brings deep professional knowledge and experience to each case, and devotes substantial time to improving family law practice in Minnesota. They are a sought-after media commentator on divorce and child custody issues, appearing in the Fiscal Times, Forbes.com, the Star Tribune, and the Wall Street Journal. M also regularly serves as faculty at continuing education seminars for judges, lawyers, and mediators, as well as an adjunct law professor teaching family law at the University of St. Thomas School of Law.
M authors family-in-law.com, a blog covering family law trends, as well as Minnesota Family Law, a definitive practice guide on Minnesota divorce, child custody, and family law.
M’s accomplishments have been recognized across the legal community. They have been selected for inclusion as a Minnesota Super Lawyers Rising Star each year since 2012, named the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Outstanding New Lawyer of the Year, and recognized for their work on behalf of the underserved as a North Star Lawyer and Leonard Lindquist Pro Bono Award recipient.