Michael L. Whitchurch Senior Corporate Paralegal
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"Work hard, exercise common sense and never be afraid to ask questions."

Mike is a Senior Paralegal in HMB’s Business & Finance Group and assists in all types of corporate work, with a heavy focus on transactional matters.

With 25 years of experience as a paralegal working in M&A, Corporate Governance, Finance and Securities, Mike partners with attorneys and clients on their corporate compliance and transactional matters. He is involved in nearly every aspect of the transaction process, from diligence and data room to closing and post-closing. Mike also advises on the optimal use of paralegals throughout the transaction life cycle.

Process, Efficiency and Attention to Detail

Clients and attorneys value Mike’s common sense and cost-effective approach to all matters and rely on him for his accuracy and dedication to detail.


B.A., Political Science, Arizona State University, 1993

Professional Memberships

Illinois Paralegal Association, 2001-Present

International Paralegal Management Association (now know as International Practice Management Association), 2005-2013

Community Involvement

CARPLS (Coordinated Advice and Referral Program for Legal Services), Associate Board, 2002-2008


Quoted in The Law of Corporations and Other Business Organizations by Angela Schneeman, Fifth Edition (2010) and Sixth Edition (2012)


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  • B.A., Political Science, Arizona State University, 1993
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