Michael A. Xavier


Michael focuses his practice on litigation.

Prior to joining Dinsmore, he worked in a consumer law clinic, advising low-income and indigent clients in bankruptcy and debt collection issues. While in law school at the University of Notre Dame, he worked as an intern in Notre Dame’s Athletic department, conducting research and advising on NCAA regulatory matters. He also conducted research on a variety of intellectual property issues, and earned the faculty award for excellence in the area of patent litigation.


  • University of Notre Dame Law School  (J.D., cum laude, 2017)
    • Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy, executive notes editor
    • Notre Dame Baseball Arbitration Tournament and National Competition Team, co-founder
  • University of Dayton  (B.S., magna cum laude, 2013)
    • Sport Management
    • Honors with distinction

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio