Stephanie A. Michael

Stephanie A. Michael

Senior Associate
Northern Virginia

Email [email protected]​

Phone +1 703 610 6153

Fax +1 703 610 6200

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Stephanie Michael advises clients on both buy-side and sell-side mergers and acquisitions, stock and asset transactions, and private equity portfolio transactions. In addition to her role on deal teams, Stephanie frequently assists clients with corporate governance matters.

Stephanie counsels clients in a diverse range of industries. Her undergraduate degrees in finance and economics provide a framework for considering efficient solutions to complex transactional issues. Beginning with her experience as a summer associate at the firm, Stephanie has continued to develop expansive knowledge in the industries of aerospace and defense, government and technology, media, and telecommunications, which allows her to craft creative approaches to the legal issues her clients face.

Stephanie's career began before law school, when she spent several years as a legal assistant at a Virginia real estate law firm. While at the University of Virginia School of Law, Stephanie worked as a research assistant dealing with tax legislation, and served as an editor of the Virginia Tax Review. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Maryland with a double degree in finance and economics.

Education and admissions


J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2015

B.S., University of Maryland, summa cum laude, 2012

Bar admissions and qualifications

District of Columbia


Court admissions

Supreme Court of Virginia

Representative experience

Advising KBR, Inc., on its US$800m acquisition of Centauri, LLC, a provider of high-end space, directed energy, and other advanced technologies, from Arlington Capital Partners.

Advised Smiths Group on its US$345m acquisition of United Flexible, an engineering solutions business in the aerospace, defense, and industrial sectors with operations in the U.S. and Europe.

Advised By Light Professional IT Services, a Virginia-based provider of IT, cloud, cyber, and infrastructure solutions to the U.S. Federal Government, in its acquisition by Sagewind Capital LLC.

Acquisition by KBR, Inc. of Honeywell Technology Solutions Inc., a support service provider to U.S. government agencies, from Honeywell International Inc.

Advised KBR, Inc., a global technology, engineering, procurement, and construction company, on its US$600m acquisition of Wyle Inc., a specialized government services provider.

Advised HC2 Holdings, Inc. on various acquisitions of full power and low power television stations, including its acquisition of Azteca America, a Spanish language television network.

Advised DLH Holdings, a health care services contractor, on its US$70m acquisition of Social & Scientific Systems, a public health research organization.

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