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Michael F. Marhofer Partner

Michael is the co-chair of Calfee’s M&A practice group and a member of the firm’s executive committee.  His practice involves counseling Calfee’s closely and publicly-held clients, as well as private equity firms and their portfolio companies on general corporate and business matters, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations and joint venture transactions.

MICHAEL is the co-chair of Calfee’s M&A practice group and a member of the firm’s executive committee.  His practice involves counseling Calfee’s closely and publicly-held clients, as well as private equity firms and their portfolio companies on general corporate and business matters, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations and joint venture transactions.

Michael specializes in consummating mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and divestitures for a wide range of companies and industries.  His experience with private equity funds helps him assist clients in capital formation matters, including venture and mezzanine capital financings.  Clients also rely on him to provide day-to-day counseling on a full range of topics and he regularly negotiates and drafts all types of commercial contractual arrangements. For a list of Michael’s Representative Transactions, click here.

Michael serves on the board of directors and as corporate secretary for several privately-held companies, including Hospitality Mints, Signature Systems Group, Home Helpers Holding Company,  EMPG Holding Company and Happy Floors Holding Company.  He is also an Advisory Board Member for Evolution Capital Partners.

Michael is a member of the Cleveland Development Board for Miami University and also served on the Advancement Council for The University of Akron College of Business Administration for many years.

Since 2010, Michael has been ranked as a Leading Lawyer in Chambers USA in the Corporate/M&A category.  In that publication, a client was quoted as saying “He’s not just book smart; he’s every kind of smart.”  He has also been recognized in the Ohio Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America publications.