Law Practice Broker, Law Firm Succession Planning
Michael Di Gennaro is a former practicing attorney, and the Director of Strategy and Business Development at The Law Practice Exchange, LLC. Michael is a seasoned talent acquisition professional, having worked at both a prestigious global legal placement agency, and most recently at an Am Law 200 firm. In his capacity as a former talent acquisition professional, Michael gravitated toward more complex placements, having secured scores of law firm merger and acquisition discussions, and having orchestrated the first successfully consummated law firm acquisition in his placement agency’s history.
At the Law Practice Exchange, Michael pairs law firm buyers and sellers, directly approaching prospects when needed, and forges new relationships with strategic business partners. Michael has a strong quantitative background, and conducted economic, financial, and statistical research and analysis in a variety of contexts including financial institution regulation, corporate brand management, and law firm consulting before he became an attorney. As an attorney and bank regulator, he facilitated the oversight of high-profile M&A transactions such as TD Bank Financial Group’s acquisition of Commerce Bancorp Inc. This quantitative background helps Michael well serve Law Practice Exchange clients in valuations, deal structure, financing, and other services.
Michael leads an active lifestyle outside of work both physically (martial arts, hiking, mineral collecting, and saltwater fishing), and mentally as an informal student of history and foreign languages. He holds rank in several martial arts including Kenpo, Judo, and Combat Hapkido and has advanced proficiency in Spanish as well as intermediate proficiency in Italian. He enjoys walks and travels with his partner Silvia and rescue pup Zemi.