Michael J. Moeddel - Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL

Michael J. Moeddel

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2012
Phone: 513-639-3962

Mike Moeddel has a breadth of experience in structuring and negotiating complex business transactions and representing businesses in a general counsel capacity. He has represented both publicly held and private companies in acquisitions and divestures of existing businesses. Transactions on which Mike has worked include cross-border acquisitions by publicly held companies; the sale of large family-owned enterprises to private equity firms and other sophisticated purchasers; international joint ventures; and strategic alliances. In the negotiation of acquisitions, he represents clients in all aspects of the transactions, including structuring the transactions, negotiating financing terms and documentation to transitioning the business into a company’s existing structure. 

Mike regularly represents investors in structuring and negotiating private placements of securities, including venture capital and private equity transactions. He has represented angel investors, venture capital firms, private equity investors and mezzanine lenders in structuring investments in start-up and existing businesses. Mike has also worked with investee companies in negotiating terms of investment and exit transactions, corporate governance, and operational matters. 

Mike has worked with clients in public securities offerings and other complex financing transactions. His experience includes the representation of public companies regarding a wide variety of securities issues particular to public companies, including corporate governance matters and compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

Mike is an adjunct professor at the University of Cincinnati College of Law and speaks on matters related to corporate and limited liability company law.

The Ohio State UniversityBA 1999University of CincinnatiJ.D. 2002

Client Comments

"The best thing about Mike is that he understands business and keeps things as simple as possible."

"Mr. Michael Moeddel possesses keen insight into issues pertaining to corporate, securities, and financial transactions law. He is a top intellect that handles himself and his clients' affairs with confidence and expertise well beyond his years of experience."

-Jim Kennedy
Vice President, Deputy General Counsel & Secretary (retired)
American Financial Group, Inc.

"Michael Moeddel is an excellent attorney with a strong understanding of business as well as legal decision-making. He is a pragmatic thinker."

Office Location

One East Fourth Street, Suite 1400
Cincinnati, OH 45202
United States

Practice Areas

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)