Michael graduated from the University of Georgia in 1989 with a degree in economics. He received his law degree from Atlanta Law School in 1993. After working with other firms, he joined with Andrew Ree in opening Braun & Ree LLP in 2002. Michael has been admitted to practice in the state of Georgia, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States. His areas of specialty are personal injury, civil rights, products liability, and corporate litigation. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, as well as numerous other legal organizations. He also takes an active role in training lawyers by lecturing at younger lawyer continuing education classes. Michael is married, and is the father of three children.