Indiana University Maurer School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2002

  • Notes & Comments Editor, Indiana Law Journal 

DePauw University, B.A., Economics, 1997





American College of Investment Counsel

Michael Harrison is a partner in the Corporate Finance Department. He joined the firm in 2013.

Michael has extensive experience across a broad range of corporate and infrastructure financing transactions, including debt private placements, commercial lending and structured finance.  He focuses in particular on cross-border financings, with an emphasis on debt private placements by Australian and New Zealand issuers to institutional investors located predominantly in the United States.  

Michael acts regularly on transactions involving a range of industries and asset types, including transactions involving energy and utility companies, real estate investment trusts, mining and industrial engineering companies, airports, pipelines and other infrastructure assets, gaming companies, media companies, shipping companies and retailers.  He has experience on new financings, amendments and workouts of distressed credits.

Before joining the firm, Michael practiced at Sidley Austin LLP in Sydney and Chicago.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Michael was an institutional fixed income portfolio analyst at Conseco Capital Management (now known as 40|86 Advisors) and completed Level I of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program.


Co-Author, "Financing Public-Private Partnerships in the U.S. Private Placement Market," ACIC Private Notes. May 2016.