Michael T. Crawford is a corporate attorney whose practice focuses on commercial lending and commercial practices and general business and transactional law. Mike has experience assisting financial and other businesses in commercial lending and financing transactions, including working capital and asset-based loans, real estate and construction loans, acquisition financings, senior secured loans, mezzanine loans, loan restructurings and workouts.

Mike also works closely with clients on corporate mergers and acquisitions, where he helps prepare and negotiate deal documents, including purchase agreements, disclosure schedules and ancillary documents. He also conducts initial due diligence reviews and facilitates correspondence between parties.

Mike additionally has experience with entity formation and structuring, corporate governance matters, corporate planning, general corporate matters, and general business representation.

Practice Areas


  • Saint Louis University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2020)
    • 1843 Scholarship recipient
    • Business Law Association, Tax Club
    • Academic Excellence Award in Secured Transactions and Corporate Taxation
    • Samuel I. Sievers Award
  • Saint Louis University (Master of Accounting, 2017)
    • Accounting Advisory Board
    • Division 1-AAA Athletics Directors Association Scholar-Athlete Team
    • Dean's List
  • Saint Louis University (B.S., magna cum laude, 2016)
    • Business Administration - Accounting
    • Captain, Varsity Basketball
    • Academic All Conference (3x), Student Athlete Advisory Committee
    • Dean's List, Beta Gamma Sigma

Legal Background

  • Summer associate, Lewis Rice LLC (2018, 2019)
  • Law clerk, The Law Firm of Thomas SanFilippo & Associates (Spring 2017)
  • Law clerk, The Honorable Charles E. Rendlen, III (Spring 2019)


  • Missouri Bar
  • Illinois Bar

Charitable & Civic Activities

  • Camp counselor, St. Louis University Basketball Camp
  • Tutor, St. Louis North Campus