Michael A. Serafini

Mergers & Acquisitions, Financial Services M&A, Corporate & Securities


Mike Serafini has a broad corporate practice representing clients in a variety of industries in complex corporate transactions, with a focus on mergers, equity and asset acquisitions and divestitures and equity investments.  He also has significant experience structuring joint ventures, including for private equity real estate clients.  Mike regularly represents companies and individuals in connection with corporate governance and general corporate counseling matters.  Clients leverage his experience across a number of industries, including financial services, infrastructure, manufacturing and real estate.


Notable Engagements

Financial Services M&A

  • Represents Lower in connection with its merger with Thrive Mortgage.


  • Guild Mortgage in connection with the acquisition of the Cherry Creek Mortgage origination platform and related assets.
  • Waterfall Asset Management (and its affiliate Mortgage Assets Management, LLC) in connection with several complex transactions and divestitures.


  • University of Dayton, BS
  • University of Michigan Law School, JD


  • Illinois