Mike Montgomery is an associate attorney at Akerman LLP, where he serves in the Government Affairs and Public Policy Practice Group. His practice is focused on representing colleges, universities, and related institutions on federal and state regulatory compliance, accreditation, state licensure, distance education programs, institutional governance, and collegiate sports and NCAA compliance-related matters. He also has legal experience with real estate and municipal licensing. Mike previously worked for the Office of the Mayor for the City of Chicago, where he served in the office of legislative counsel and government affairs, managing and advising on mayoral and aldermanic ordinances within the human services and infrastructure City Council Committees.
Mike earned his J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, cum laude in 2016. He received his M.A. in urban education, with a concentration of policy and administration, from Loyola Marymount University in 2013 and his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin - Madison in 2010.