Michael Trivisonno focuses his practice on business and corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracts and corporate governance matters for private and public companies.

Michael’s corporate and M&A practice focuses on counseling public and privately-owned companies with respect to transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions and a wide range of general corporate and business matters, such as equity offerings and commercial contracts. He has served a broad range of clients, comprising multinational public companies, private equity firms, startups and closely held family businesses, in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, energy, aviation and consumer products.

Michael currently serves on the board of Gilmour Academy’s Alumni Association and is an Ex Officio Trustee of Gilmour Academy. Additionally, Michael serves on the Management Committee of the American Lung Association’s Celebrity Golf Tournament of Cleveland.

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  • Advised a multinational manufacturer of high-performance specialty coatings, sealants and building materials in numerous strategic acquisitions.
  • Advised numerous private equity funds in their acquisition and sale of platform and portfolio investment companies.
  • Advised a Fortune 500 electric utility company with respect to various business, corporate and consumer product matters, including drafting various commercial agreements.
  • Advised a multinational provider of infection preventing and other procedural products and services in numerous strategic acquisitions.
  • Advised a multinational manufacturer and marketer of branded food and beverage products and pet foods in its acquisition of a pet food company.
  • Advised a multinational manufacturer of aircraft propeller systems in several strategic acquisitions.
  • Advised a provider of district energy services in the sale of all of its equity interests.


  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D., 2012
  • University of Toledo, BBA, 2008


  • Ohio, 2013
  • Named an Ohio Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters since 2019
  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2021 and 2023: Ones to Watch for Corporate Governance and Compliance Law in Cleveland
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