General Counsel & Secretary
Michael is responsible for overseeing Conduent’s global Legal Department, where he manages corporate governance, ethics, government affairs and philanthropic initiatives.
A seasoned legal executive, Michael has more than 20 years of experience serving large-scale multinational companies. He has extensive knowledge in all areas of legal management, including M&A, corporate governance and compliance, matters relating to boards of directors, securities offerings, financings and other negotiated transactions, and management of in-house legal functions.
Michael joined Conduent from York Risk Services, where he served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. During his four-year tenure at York, Michael oversaw the organization’s legal affairs and drove operational agility, responsiveness and process improvements across the department. He also worked extensively with York’s board and private equity owners.
Prior to York, Michael served as general counsel for companies across several industry sectors, including finance and technology. He has also served on the board for Positive ID Corporation, a leading biological detection and diagnostic solutions firm serving the defense and healthcare market.
Michael earned his B.A. in Economics and in Government from Cornell and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.