Biography

Michael T. Crawford practices in the Corporate Department of Lewis Rice as an associate. Mike helps clients navigate various corporate matters including mergers and acquisitions, corporate formation and restructuring, regulatory compliance, commercial real estate transactions, and corporate and commercial contract issues.

Practice Areas

Education

  • Saint Louis University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2020)
    • 1843 Scholarship recipient
    • Federalist Society, 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, 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)

Admissions

  • Missouri Bar
  • Illinois Bar

Charitable & Civic Activities

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